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Dig the Classics: Like A Rolling Stone, Bob Dylan

Folk fans were pissed on this day, 50 years ago, when our boy Bobby D showed up to the Newport Folk Festival and played live with an electric guitar for the very first time.   67 more words

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Song for Bob Dylan: Ten Songs Which Name-check Bob Dylan. Bob Dylan Releases 'Like A Rolling Stone'. This Day in History, 24/07/1965.

1.  David Bowie ‘Song for Bob Dylan’

(from the album Hunky Dory, 1971).

2.  The Who ‘The Seeker’

(single A-side, 1970).

3.  Jenny Lewis with The Watson Twins ‘The Charging Sky’ 85 more words

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"like a rolling stone" turns 50

“Like a Rolling Stone,” Bob Dylan’s pioneering anthem that would change popular music forever, was released on this day in 1965. It’s hard to imagine exactly what it must have felt like to hear it for the first time – to be driving along wholly unprepared to have… 854 more words

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Classic Rock Almanac July 20, 2015

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Today’s Question: 35 years ago today (July 20th, 1980), “It’s Still Rock and Roll to Me” became Billy Joel’s first song to go to number-one on the Billboard Hot 100. 637 more words

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500 Greatest Songs of All Time - no. 1 - "Like A Rolling Stone" - by Bob Dylan.

So we finally get to the number 1 in Rolling Stone Magazine’s list of the 500 greatest songs of all time. At number 1 is (drum roll…..) … 748 more words

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The Daily Cut: Bob Dylan "Like a Rolling Stone"

Bob Dylan: “Like a Rolling Stone”

ALBUM:  Highway 61 Revisited

YEAR:  1965

WRITER:  Bob Dylan

Peaked at number-two on the Billboard Hot 100.

Al Kooper has gotten much acclaim over the years for his organ part on “Like a Rolling Stone.” But he said that he doesn’t like it when people confuse his role in making the record with writing the song.  156 more words

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