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Bob Dylan

Rock photographer Barry Feinstein is born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA. He will shoot album covers for Bob Dylan, George Harrison, Janis Joplin and others.
Bob Dylan's eponymous debut album is released on Columbia Records in the USA.
Bob Dylan appears at the Hootenanny held in Carnegie Hall, New York City, USA.
The Emergency Civil Liberties Committee sends out a letter to all attendees of the recent dinner at which Bob Dylan was, controversially, given The Tom Paine Award by for his work to advance civil rights. The letter defends the Committee's decision to confer the award on Dylan.
Bob Dylan plays at Paterson Gym, San Diego, California, USA.
Bob Dylan plays at the Berkeley Community Theater, Berkeley, California, USA.
The Top Ten Singles on KFWB Radio in Los Angeles, California, USA, on this day are as follows :

1. I GOT YOU BABE - Sonny And Cher (Atco)

2. SATISFACTION- Rolling Stones (London)

3. I'M HENRY THE VIII/END OF THE WORLD - Herman's Hermits (MGM)

4. ALL I REALLY WANT TO DO - Cher (Imperial)

5. HOLD ME, THRILL ME, KISS ME - Mel Carter (Imperial)

6. HUNG ON YOU/UNCHAINED MELODY - Righteous Brothers (Philles)

7. LIKE A ROLLING STONE - Bob Dylan (Columbia)

8. I CAN'T HELP MYSELF - Four Tops (Motown)

9. IT AIN'T ME BABE - The Turtles (White Whale)

10. I'LL FEEL A WHOLE LOT BETTER - The Byrds (Columbia)

The LP John Wesley Harding by Bob Dylan is awarded a Gold Disc by the R.I.A.A. in the USA.
The Byrds release a new single, You Ain't Goin' Nowhere, in the USA on Columbia Records. The song is written by Bob Dylan.
Martha Velez releases a new single, her version of the Bob Dylan song It Takes A Lot To Laugh It Takes A Train To Cry, in the UK on London Records.
Bob Dylan releases his ninth album, Nashville Skyline, in the UK on CBS Records.
Today's edition of UK music paper Record Mirror features an illustration depicting Santa Claus with an open sack over his shoulder in which can be seen Bob Dylan, Lulu, Elvis Presley, Tom Jones, Engelbert Humperdinck, Paul McCartney, Cilla Black and other pop/rock idols.
Bob Dylan releases the album New Morning in the USA on Columbia Records.
Bob Dylan leaves California on a plane bound for Chicago, Illinois, USA, where he is shortly to begin his first tour in eight years.
Bob Dylan and The Band's live double album Before The Flood, is released in the USA on Asylum Records. The album is released on the same day in the UK but by Island Records.
Bob Dylan makes a last will and testament.
When Bob Dylan's Rolling Thunder Revue plays two shows in one day at the Veteran's Memorial Coliseum, New Haven, Connecticut, USA, Joni Mitchell turns up to perform.
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Bob Dylan's Rolling Thunder Revue plays at the Municipal Auditorium, Bangor, Maine.
Bob Dylan earns a US gold disc from the R.I.A.A. for his album Hard Rain, recorded during his Rolling Thunder Revue tour.
Bob Dylan plays the second of six nights live at Earl's Court, London, UK.
Bob Dylan plays at the Zeppelinfeld, Nuremburg, West Germany.
Bob Dylan plays at the Boston Garden, Boston, Massachusetts, USA.
Bob Dylan plays at Nassau County Coliseum, Uniondale, New York State.
On his Slow Train Coming Tour, Bob Dylan plays the tenth of fourteen nights at the Warfield Theatre, San Francisco, California, USA.
During a 23-date US tour, performing mostly religious material, Bob Dylan plays the first of two nights at the Orpheum Theatre, Memphis, Tennessee.
During his third gospel tour, performing mostly religious material, Bob Dylan plays the last of four nights at the Le Theatre Saint-Denis, Montreal, Quebec, Canada.
Bob Dylan plays at the Jaahalli Isshallen, Helsinki, Finland.
Bob Dylan plays the last of four nights at the Beacon Theater, New York City, USA.
Bob Dylan begins a four night residency at the Rex Theater, Paris, France, Europe.
The MTV special, Bob Dylan : Unplugged, is broadcast throughout Europe.
On his Never-Ending Tour schedule, Bob Dylan plays concert No750, the second of two nights at The Orpheum Theatre, Boston, Massachusetts, USA.
Bob Dylan and Natalie Merchant play at Lehigh University, Stabler Arena, Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, USA.
Bob Dylan begins a European tour at the Hallenstadion, Zurich, Switzerland.
Masked And Anonymous, a film starring Bob Dylan as Jack Fate, is premiered at the Sundance Film Festival in Utah, USA.
Folk singer Doris Henderson, who was much admired by Bob Dylan and John Renbourn, and also worked with UK folk-rock band Eclection, dies in London, UK, of cancer.
A Bob Dylan tribute concert, Million Dollar Bash, takes place in the Now Lounge, Toronto, Canada. Artists appearing include Robert & The Zimmermans, Arthur Renwick, Steve Puklver and Adam The Dylan Imitator.
Bob Dylan's 32nd studio album, Modern Times, reaches No1 in Australia's ARIA Album Chart.
Bob Dylan's 32nd studio album, Modern Times, earns a Platinum Disc award from the R.I.A.A for sales of one million units in the USA.
The film I'm Not There, directed by Todd Haynes, goes on general release in Australia, Oceania. In the film, which claims to be 'Inspired by the music and the many lives of Bob Dylan', six different actors depict separate facets of Dylan's life and public persona. Dylan himself does not appear.
The film I'm Not There, directed by Todd Haynes, goes on general release in Turkey, Europe. In the film, which claims to be 'Inspired by the music and the many lives of Bob Dylan', six different actors depict separate facets of Dylan's life and public persona. Dylan himself does not appear.
Bob Dylan plays at The ENMAX Centre, Lethbridge, Alberta, Canada.
Bob Dylan plays at Wings Stadium, Kalamazoo, Michigan.
Bob Dylan plays in the IU Auditorium, Bloomington, Indiana, USA.
Rock photographer Jim Marshall dies in his sleep in his hotel room in New York City, USA, aged 74. Marshall had over 500 album covers to his credit and is remembered for his magnificent photographs of Bob Dylan, Janis Joplin, Muddy Waters, The Who, Johnny Cash, Jimi Hendrix and countless others.
Bob Dylan plays the second of two nights at McMenamins Historic Edgefield Manor, Troutdale, Oregon, USA.
Bob Dylan plays at The Riviera Theatre, Chicago, Illinois, USA.
Bob Dylan plays the second of three nights at Terminal 5, New York City, USA.
Bob Dylan and Mark Knopfler play at Boxen Arena, Herning, Denmark, Europe.
Bob Dylan and Mark Knopfler begin a North American tour at The MTS Center, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada.
Bob Dylan plays at The Heineken Music Hall, Amsterdam, Netherlands, Europe.
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