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Bob Dylan

Bruce Langhorne is born in Tallahassee, Florida, USA. In a long and acclaimed career as a folk-oriented guitarist, Langhorne will work with Bob Dylan, Joan Baez, Odetta, Tom Rush, Richie Havens and Richard And Mimi Farina. He will become particularly known as the man who partly-inspired the Bob Dylan song Mr. Tambourine Man.
The Jokers, an aspiring rock'n'roll trio featuring Bob Zimmerman on vocals and piano, record a 78rpm acetate at Terlinde Music in Duluth, Minnesota, USA. Robert Zimmerman will find greater fame as Bob Dylan.
The Golden Chords play at the Winter Frolic Talent Contest in the Little Theatre of the Memorial Building, Hibbing Community College, Hibbing, Minnesota. Their guitarist and singer Bob Zimmerman, will go on to find fame as Bob Dylan.
Bob Dylan continues in a two-week residency at Gerde's Folk City, Greenwich Village, New York City, USA, supporting the Greenbriar Boys.
Harry Belafonte records Midnight Special in Webster Hall, New York City, USA, for RCA Records. Harmonica on this session is by upcoming Greenwich Village folkie Bob Dylan.
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When Victoria Spivey records Sitting On Top Of The World, Wichita and other tracks at Cue Recording Studios, New York City, USA, her backing musicians are Big Joe Williams on guitar and Bob Dylan on harmonica.
Bob Dylan plays the first of two nights at Caf
Bob Dylan sings live and is interviewed on the Studs Terkel Wax Museum radio show on WFMT in Chicago, Illinois, USA.
During his fourth recording session for the album The Times They Are A-Changin', at Columbia Studios, New York City, Bob Dylan records The Lonesome Death Of Hattie Carroll.
Bob Dylan spends the first of three days recording the album Bringing It All Back Home, at Studio A, Columbia Record Studios, New York City, USA. On this day he records versions of It's All Over Now Baby Blue, Subterranean Homesick Blues, She Belongs To Me, I'll Keep It With Mine and others.
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Johnny Cash's version of Bob Dylan's song It Ain't Me Babe peaks at No4 in the Billboard Country singles chart in the USA.
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Bob Dylan plays the first of two nights at The Arie Crown Theater, Chicago, Illinois, USA. During the day Dylan is interviewed by Joseph Haas of the Chicago Daily News.
Bob Dylan plays At Washington University, Seattle, Washington, USA.
Noel Harrison performs the Bob Dylan song One Too Many Mornings on KABC-tv pop music series Shivaree, recorded in Los Angeles, California, USA.
Drummer Kenny Buttrey and keyboardist/harmonica virtuoso Charlie McCoy add overdubs to the recently recorded Bob Dylan track 4th Time Around, at Columbia's Music Row Studios, Nashville, Tennessee, USA, but the overdubs are not used.
Joan Baez releases her new single, a version of Bob Dylan's Love Minus Zero/No Limit, in the UK on Vanguard Records.
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Bob Dylan's Greatest Hits Vol2 enters the Billboard US albums chart where it will peak at No14 during a seventeen-week run.
In Durango, Mexico, Central America, Bob Dylan, in his role as Alias, is filming a scene with Kris Kristofferson for the Sam Pekinpah western Pat Garrett And Billy The Kid.
Bob Dylan and The Band are recording tracks for Dylan's first Asylum Records album, Planet Waves, in Village Recorders, Santa Monica, Los Angeles, California, USA.
Asylum Records releases a promotional-only single, Something There Is About You, by Bob Dylan and The Band in the USA.
The Rolling Thunder Revue, a traveling cavalcade headed by Bob Dylan and featuring an ever-changing cast of his long-time musical comrades, plays at the Brandeis University, Shapiro Gymnasium, Waltham, Massachusetts, USA.
Joni Mitchell and Roberta Flack turn up for Bob Dylan's Rolling Thunder Revue tour show at the State Prison, Clinton, New Jersey, where inmates include convicted murderer Rubin 'Hurricane' Carter.
The Rolling Thunder Revue, a traveling cavalcade headed by Bob Dylan and featuring an ever-changing cast of his long-time musical comrades, continues its second leg at the Henry Levitt Arena, Wichita, Kansas.
Bob Dylan is working on Walk Out In The Rain, Coming From The Heart (The Road Is Long), Stop Now and New Pony, at Rundown Studios, Santa Monica, California, USA.
At the Civic Center, Augusta, Maine, USA, Bob Dylan commences a marathon concert tour, a series of one-nighters in 62 cities across the USA and Canada.
Bob Dylan plays at the Onondaga County War Memorial Auditorium, Syracuse, New York State.
Bob Dylan plays at the Capital Centre, Largo, Maryland.
Bob Dylan plays the second of two nights at Chicago Stadium, Chicago, Illinois, USA.
Bob Dylan plays the first of two nights at the Alameda County Coliseum, Oakland, California.
Bob Dylan's live album Bob Dylan At Budokan enters the UK albums chart where it will peak at No4 during a nineteen-week run.
Bob Dylan releases a new album, Slow Train Coming, in the USA on Columbia Records.
During sessions for the album Shot Of Love, Bob Dylan is in Clover Studios, Los Angeles, working on mixes of songs including Every Grain OF Sand, Heart Of Mine, Property of Jesus, Lenny Bruce and Angelina.
On the Shot Of Love tour Bob Dylan plays the first of two nights at the International Arena, National Exhibition Center, Birmingham, UK.
Bob Dylan plays the last of three nights at Palaeur, Rome, Italy, Europe. The tour is a double-header with Carlos Santana.
The superstar charity single We Are The World by USA For Africa, which includes Bob Dylan among its vocalists, enters the Billboard Hot 100 at No23.
Bob Dylan is rehearsing for Live Aid with Rolling Stones’ members Keith Richards and Ron Wood, at Wood's New York City, USA, residence.
On the True Confessions tour, Bob Dylan plays the first of two nights at The Spectrum, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA, with Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers.
After four years of secret marriage, Carolyn Dennis - a backing singer in his band - files for divorce from Bob Dylan.
Bob Dylan has the last of three days of rehearsals at Montana Studios, in New York City, USA, for his upcoming 31-date tour of North America.
Bob Dylan plays at The Stanley Performing Arts Center, Utica, New York State, USA.
Bob Dylan films a tv commercial, featuring his song Love Sick, for the lingerie company Victoria's Secret in Venice, Italy.
Australian group The Gospel Chapel Band releases the tribute Album The Gospel Songs Of Bob Dylan.
Bob Dylan plays in Magness Arena, University of Denver, Denver, Colorado, USA.
Bob Dylan plays at Mike Lansing Field, Casper, Wyoming, USA.
At Sotheby's Auction House, New York City, USA, Bob Dylan's handwritten lyric for his song The Times they Are A-Changin' sells for $422,500 to collector and hedge-fund trader Adam Sender.
Bob Dylan and Mark Knopfler play at the Nelson Mandela Forum, Florence, Italy, Europe.
Bruce Springsteen - noted for his lengthy live performances - plays what is believed to be the longest show of his career, a four-hour and five-minute set on his Wrecking Ball tour at The Olympiastadion, Helsinki, Finland, Europe.
Martin Sharp, who designed album covers and posters for Cream, Bob Dylan and Jimi Hendrix, and co-founded the radical Oz magazine, dies aged 71 from emphysema in Sydney, New South Wales, Australia, Oceania.
Bob Dylan plays at Kirjurinluoto Arena, Pori, Finland, Europe.