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Bob Dylan

American singer-songwriter, musician, and artist add

Category: Music

Born in 1941.

Countries: United States (56%), United Kingdom (14%), (10%)

Main connections: Columbia Records, Rolling Stone, The Band

Linked to: The Band, Columbia Records, Grateful Dead, The Beatles

 

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Bob Dylan was born in 1941 add something


1950

Hank Williams - Many rock and roll pioneers of the 1950s, such as Elvis Presley, Bob Dylan, Jerry_Lee_Lewis, Merle Haggard, Gene Vincent, Carl Perkins, Ricky Nelson, Jack Scott, Conway Twitty recorded Williams songs early in their careers

 

Cyril Tawney - Tawney's song, "Sally Free And Easy", written in the late 1950s was covered by numerous folk artists, including Carolyn Hester, Dorris Henderson and John Renbourn, Davey Graham, Pentangle, The Corries, Marianne Faithful and Bob Dylan


1953

Dylan had helped to curate this project, in which songs unfinished when Williams died in 1953 were completed and recorded by a variety of artists, including Dylan himself, his son Jakob Dylan, Levon Helm, Norah Jones, Jack White, and others add something


1954

Growing up in Hibbing, Minnesota, Dylan and his family were part of the area's small but close-knit Jewish community, and in May 1954 Dylan had his Bar Mitzvah add something


1956

Tony Garnier (musician) - "'Tony Garnier"' is an American bassist , best known as an accompanist to Bob Dylan, with whom he has played since 1989


1958

According to Dylan biographer Robert Shelton, the singer first confided his change of name to his high school girlfriend Echo Helstrom in 1958, informing her he had found a "great name, Bob Dillon" add something


1959

Zimmerman moved to Minneapolis in September 1959 and enrolled at the University of Minnesota, where his early focus on rock and roll gave way to an interest in American folk music add something


1960

Dylan added increasingly sophisticated lyrical techniques to the folk music of the early 1960s, infusing it "with the intellectualism of classic literature and poetry" add something

 

If Bob Dylan's legacy in the 1960s was seen as bringing intellectual ambition to popular music, now that he has passed the age of 70, he has been described as a figure who has greatly expanded the folk culture from which he initially emerged add something

 

Much of his most celebrated work dates from the 1960s when he was an informal chronicler and a seemingly reluctant figurehead of social unrest add something

 

The sparse structure and instrumentation, coupled with lyrics that took the Judeo-Christian tradition seriously, marked a departure not only from Dylan's own work but from the escalating psychedelic fervor of the 1960s musical culture add something

 

A. J. Weberman - He is best known for his controversial personal confrontations with the musician Bob Dylan and for his 30-year involvement with the Yippies, a counterculture movement of the 1960s

 

Terry Oldfield - His earliest musical experiences were in the myriad of folk clubs that sprung-up in the UK during the late 1960s and early 1970s, listening to the songs of Leonard Cohen, Bert Jansch, John Renbourn, and Bob Dylan


1961

Shelton adds that only when he reached New York in 1961 did the singer begin to spell his name 'Dylan', by which time he was acquainted with the life and work of Dylan Thomas add something

 

In January 1961, he traveled to New York City, hoping to perform there and visit his musical idol Woody Guthrie, who was seriously ill with Huntington's Disease in Greystone Park Psychiatric Hospital add something

 

From February 1961, Dylan played at various clubs around Greenwich Village add something

 

Richard Farina - Fariña was present when Hester recorded her third album at Columbia studios during September 1961, where a then-little-known Bob Dylan played harmonica on several tracks


1962

In March 1962, Dylan contributed harmonica and back-up vocals to the album "Three Kings and the Queen", accompanying Victoria Spivey and Big Joe Williams on a recording for Spivey Records add something

 

Dylan made two important career moves in August 1962 add something

 

From December 1962 to January 1963, Dylan made his first trip to the United Kingdom add something

 

Emmett Till - Bob Dylan recorded a song titled "The Death of Emmett Till" in 1962

 

Theodore Bikel - In 1962, he heard Bob Dylan give his premiere performance of "Blowin' in the Wind"


1963

By the end of 1963, Dylan felt both manipulated and constrained by the folk and protest movements add something

 

Dylan had appeared at Newport in 1963 and 1964, but in 1965 Dylan, met with a mix of cheering and booing, left the stage after only three songs add something

 

The album produced from it, "MTV Unplugged", included "John Brown", an unreleased 1963 song detailing the ravages of both war and jingoism add something

 

By the time Dylan's second album, "The Freewheelin' Bob Dylan", was released in May 1963, he had begun to make his name as both a singer and a songwriter add something

 

In May 1963, Dylan's political profile was raised when he walked out of "The Ed Sullivan Show" add something

 

The recording was taped at Brandeis University on May 10, 1963, two weeks prior to the release of "The Freewheelin' Bob Dylan" add something

 

By this time, Dylan and Baez were both prominent in the civil rights movement, singing together at the March on Washington on August 28, 1963 add something

 

David Warner (actor) - Another early television role came when he starred alongside Bob Dylan in the 1963 play "Madhouse on Castle Street"

 

Richard Pryor - In 1963, Pryor moved to New York City and began performing regularly in clubs alongside performers such as Bob Dylan and Woody Allen

 

Mary Travers - Their version of "If I Had a Hammer" became an anthem for racial equality, as did Bob Dylan's "Blowin' in the Wind", which they performed at the August 1963 March on Washington


1964

Dylan used the pseudonym Bob Landy to record as a piano player on the 1964 anthology album, "The Blues Project", issued by Elektra Records add something

 

In the latter half of 1964 and 1965, Dylan's appearance and musical style changed rapidly, as he made his move from leading contemporary songwriter of the folk scene to folk-rock pop-music star add something

 

Under the pseudonym Tedham Porterhouse, Dylan contributed harmonica to Ramblin' Jack Elliott's 1964 album "Jack Elliott" add something

 

"Another Side of Bob Dylan", recorded on a single June evening in 1964, had a lighter mood than its predecessor add something

 

Paul McCartney - Bob Dylan introduced them to marijuana in a New York hotel room in 1964; McCartney recalls getting "very high" and "giggling uncontrollably"

 

Francoise Hardy - Hardy is mentioned in a poem by Bob Dylan, "Some other kinds of songs", which he wrote on the cover of his album "Another Side of Bob Dylan", released in 1964

 

Syd Barrett - In 1964, Barrett and Gausden saw Bob Dylan perform

 

Mal Evans - The Beatles were introduced to cannabis by Bob Dylan in New York in 1964

 

Al Aronowitz - Aronowitz introduced Bob Dylan to the Beatles in a New York City hotel room on August 28, 1964; According to his own journal entries, at this meeting he brought a marijuana joint which would be the first pot smoked by the Beatles


1965

Newport Folk Festival - In the summer of 1965, as the headliner at the Newport Folk Festival, Dylan performed his first electric set since his high school days with a pickup group drawn mostly from the Paul Butterfield Blues Band, featuring Mike Bloomfield , Sam Lay and Jerome Arnold , plus Al Kooper and Barry Goldberg add something

 

Leaving his initial base in the culture of folk music behind, Dylan's six-minute single "Like a Rolling Stone" has been described as radically altering the parameters of popular music in 1965 add something

 

Nevertheless, Dylan's 1965 Newport performance provoked a hostile response from the folk music establishment add something

 

The song was provided with an early music video which opened D. A. Pennebaker's cinéma vérité presentation of Dylan's 1965 tour of England, "Dont Look Back" add something

 

This letter has been mistakenly described as a response to Dylan's 1965 Newport appearance add something

 

In July 1965, Dylan released the single "Like a Rolling Stone", which peaked at No.2 in the U.S. and at No.4 in the UK charts add something

 

Dylan married Sara Lownds on November 22, 1965 add something

 

On November 22, 1965, Dylan secretly married 25-year-old former model Sara Lownds add something

 

Sam Lay - Newport Folk Festival - Bob Dylan, with Lay as his drummer, was the first performer to introduce electric-rock at the Newport Folk Festival in 1965

 

John P. Hammond - He recorded with several of the members of The Band in 1965, and recommended them to Bob Dylan, with whom they undertook a famed and tumultuous world tour

 

Eddie Rabbitt - "Driving" recalled Rabbitt's truck-driving days, and was inspired by Bob Dylan's song "Subterranean Homesick Blues" from Dylan's 1965 album "Bringing It All Back Home"

 

Les Crane - Audio only of Bob Dylan talking to Crane in February 1965 has circulated and been transcribed


1966

As part of this campaign, Mark Ronson produced a re-mix of Dylan's 1966 tune "Most Likely You Go Your Way ", which was released as a maxi-single add something

 

During his 1966 tour, Dylan was frequently described as exhausted and acting "as if on a death trip" add something

 

Dylan undertook a world tour of Australia and Europe in the spring of 1966 add something

 

Once Dylan was well enough to resume creative work, he began editing film footage of his 1966 tour for "Eat the Document", a rarely exhibited follow-up to "Dont Look Back" add something

 

That summer Dylan wrote a lengthy ballad championing the cause of boxer Rubin "Hurricane" Carter, who had been imprisoned for a triple murder committed in Paterson, New Jersey, New Jersey, in 1966 add something

 

Producer Bob Johnston persuaded Dylan to record in Nashville, Tennessee in February 1966, and surrounded him with a cadre of top-notch session men add something

 

The tour culminated in a famously raucous confrontation between Dylan and his audience at the Manchester Free Trade Hall in England on May 17, 1966 add something

 

On July 29, 1966, Dylan crashed his 500cc Triumph Tiger 100 motorcycle on a road near his home in Woodstock, New York, throwing him to the ground add something

 

Gerry Cott - In 1966 he saw Bob Dylan performing live in Dublin and the experience influenced him radically

 

Mickey Jones - Jones's career as a drummer had him backing up such artists as Trini Lopez, Johnny Rivers and Bob Dylan on his world tour in 1966


1967

In 1967 he began recording music with the Hawks at his home and in the basement of the Hawks' nearby house, called "Big Pink" add something

 

Over the years, more and more of the songs recorded by Dylan and his band in 1967 appeared on various bootleg recordings, culminating in a five-CD bootleg set titled "The Genuine Basement Tapes", containing 107 songs and alternate takes add something

 

Woody Guthrie died on October 3, 1967, and Dylan made his first live appearance in twenty months at a Guthrie memorial concert held at Carnegie Hall on January 20, 1968, where he was backed by The Band add something

 

In October and November 1967, Dylan returned to Nashville, Tennessee add something

 

Nico - For her debut album, 1967's "Chelsea Girl", she recorded songs by Bob Dylan, Tim_Hardin and Jackson Browne, among others

 

Richie Havens - Verve released "Mixed Bag" in 1967, which featured tracks like "Handsome Johnny" , "Follow", and a cover of Bob Dylan's "Just Like a Woman"


1968

The film recording of "The Madhouse on Castle Street" was destroyed by the BBC in 1968 add something

 

Linda Thompson (singer) - She recorded the Bob Dylan song "You Ain't Going Nowhere", released as an MGM single in 1968 by Paul McNeill and Linda Peters, Paul McNeill being another friend of Sandy Denny's and Alex Campbell


1969

In a 1969 interview with Jann Wenner, Dylan said, "I was on the road for almost five years add something

 

In May 1969, Dylan appeared on the first episode of Johnny Cash's new television show, duetting with Cash on "Girl from the North Country", "I Threw It All Away" and "Living the Blues" add something

 

Woodstock Festival - Dylan next travelled to England to top the bill at the Isle of Wight rock festival on August 31, 1969, after rejecting overtures to appear at the Woodstock Festival far closer to his home add something

 

Dillard Chandler - According to Cohen, in 1969 Bob Dylan knew Chandler's singing, despite the fact that "Old Love Songs & Ballads" had sold only fifty copies at the time

 

Albert Grossman - Isle of Wight Festival - When Bob Dylan was about to perform at the Isle of Wight Festival in August 1969, English critic Michael Gray asked Grossman about the rumor that The Beatles might appear on-stage with Dylan


1970

During the late 1970s and early 1980s, Dylan converted to Christianity add something

 

Grossman remained Dylan's manager until 1970, and was notable both for his sometimes confrontational personality, and for the fiercely protective loyalty he displayed towards his principal client add something

 

Harrison recorded both "I'd Have You Anytime" and Dylan's "If Not for You" for his 1970 solo triple album "All Things Must Pass" add something

 

In the early 1970s, critics charged that Dylan's output was of varied and unpredictable quality add something

 

"Rolling Stone" magazine writer Greil Marcus notoriously asked "What is this shit-" on first listening to "Self Portrait", released in June 1970 add something

 

In October 1970, Dylan released "New Morning", which some considered a return to form add something

 

Woody Guthrie - Recordings of both concerts were eventually released as LPs and later combined into one CD. The legendary Irish folk singer, Christy Moore, was strongly influenced by Woody in his seminal 1970 album "Prosperous", giving renditions of "The Ludlow Massacre" and Bob Dylan's "Song to Woody"

 

Syd Barrett - This was the first time his song " Bob Dylan Blues" was ever officially released, taken from a demo tape that David Gilmour had kept after an early 1970s recording session

 

Ricky Nelson - Yet Nelson himself did not reach the Top 40 again until 1970, when he recorded Bob Dylan's "She Belongs to Me" with the Stone Canyon Band, featuring steel guitarist Tom Brumley, and Randy Meisner before the Eagles formed


1971

Around the time of his 30th birthday, in 1971, Dylan visited Israel, and met Rabbi Meir Kahane, founder of the New York-based Jewish Defense League add something

 

Between March 16 and 19, 1971, Dylan reserved three days at Blue Rock Studios, a small studio in New York's Greenwich Village add something

 

Dylan's surprise appearance at Harrison's 1971 "Concert for Bangladesh" attracted much media coverage, reflecting that Dylan's live appearances had become rare add something

 

On November 4, 1971 Dylan recorded "George Jackson", which he released a week later add something

 

Meir Kahane - In a 1971 interview, Bob Dylan made positive comments about Kahane

 

Katey Sagal - Sagal began her career in Hollywood , appearing in several made for TV movies between 1971 and 1975, including a small role as a receptionist in the Columbo installment Candidate for Crime and in 1973 working as a backing vocalist for various singers, including Bob Dylan and Tanya Tucker.

 

George Harrison - Harrison took that idea and called up all his friends, organising The Concert for Bangladesh on 1 August 1971 in New York City, which featured other artists of the time like Bob Dylan, Eric_Clapton, Billy Preston, Leon Russell and former Beatle Ringo Starr


1972

In 1972, Dylan signed onto Sam Peckinpah's film "Pat Garrett and Billy the Kid", providing songs and backing music for the movie, and playing the role of "Alias", a member of Billy's gang with some historical basis add something

 

Dylan contributed piano and harmony vocals to Steve Goodman's album, "Somebody Else's Troubles", under the pseudonym Robert Milkwood Thomas in September 1972 add something

 

Katy Jurado - In 1972 she starred in "Pat Garrett and Billy the Kid", directed by Sam Peckinpah, with Kris Kristofferson and Bob Dylan, among others

 

Howard Tate - Ragovoy and Tate reunited for the 1972 Atlantic Records "Howard Tate", which included more songs by Ragovoy, along with Tate's cover versions of Bob Dylan's "Girl from the North Country" and Robbie Robertson's and Levon Helm's "Jemima Surrender

 

Bruce Springsteen - Springsteen signed a record deal with Columbia Records in 1972, with the help of John Hammond, who had signed Bob Dylan to the same label a decade earlier


1973

Dylan began 1973 by signing with a new record label, David Geffen's Asylum Records, when his contract with Columbia Records expired add something

 

Jim Keltner - In 1973, Keltner was the session drummer on Bob Dylan's "Pat Garrett & Billy the Kid", which includes the hit "Knockin' on Heaven's Door"


1974

Dylan had second thoughts about Asylum, apparently miffed that while there had been millions of unfulfilled ticket requests for the 1974 tour, Geffen had managed to sell only 700,000 copies of "Planet Waves" add something

 

In January 1974, Dylan returned to live touring after a break of seven years; backed by The Band, he embarked on a high-profile, coast-to-coast North American tour, playing 40 concerts add something

 

He filled a small red notebook with songs about relationships and ruptures, and quickly recorded a new album entitled "Blood on the Tracks" in September 1974 add something

 

Kinky Friedman - Friedman released "Kinky Friedman" in 1974 for ABC Records, toured with Bob Dylan in 1975-6

 

Buddy Cage - In 1974, Bob Dylan asked him to play on recording sessions for the album "Blood on the Tracks"


1975

Columbia belatedly released selections from them in 1975 as "The Basement Tapes" add something

 

Released in early 1975, "Blood on the Tracks" received mixed reviews add something

 

Running through late 1975 and again through early 1976, the tour encompassed the release of the album "Desire", with many of Dylan's new songs featuring an almost travelogue-like narrative style, showing the influence of his new collaborator, playwright Jacques Levy add something

 

The fall 1975 tour with the Revue provided the backdrop to Dylan's nearly four-hour film "Renaldo and Clara", a sprawling and improvised narrative, mixed with concert footage and reminiscences add something

 

Scott Muni - A bizarre exchange occurred in 1975 when a hostage-holding bank robber called Muni on the air and engaged him in a long, often nonsensical conversation; the two peppered their post-hippie speech with discussions of Bob Dylan music and requests to hear the Grateful Dead

 

Johnny Ace - Bob Dylan and Joan Baez performed "Never Let Me Go" on the Rolling Thunder Revue Tour late in 1975

 

Paul Verlaine - Bob Dylan, in his 1975 song "You're Gonna Make Me Lonesome When You Go," sings,


1976

In 1976, Dylan wrote and duetted on the song "Sign Language" for Eric Clapton's "No Reason To Cry" add something

 

"Modern Times" entered the U.S. charts at number one, making it Dylan's first album to reach that position since 1976's "Desire" add something

 

In November 1976, Dylan appeared at The Band's "farewell" concert, along with other guests including Joni Mitchell, Muddy Waters, Van Morrison and Neil Young add something

 

Kinky Friedman - In early 1976, he joined Bob Dylan on the second leg of the Rolling Thunder Revue tour


1977

Bob and Sara Dylan were divorced on June 29, 1977 add something

 

Graham Bonnet - The single, "It's All Over Now, Baby Blue", a cover version of the Bob Dylan song, reached the top five in Australia in 1977, and the following year the single "Warm Ride", written by the Bee Gees, a leftover from the "Saturday Night Fever" sessions, reached number one there


1978

Martin Scorsese's acclaimed cinematic chronicle of this show, "The Last Waltz", was released in 1978 and included about half of Dylan's set add something

 

In 1978, Dylan embarked on a year-long world tour, performing 114 shows in Japan, the Far East, Europe and the US, to a total audience of two million people add something

 

Released in 1978, the movie received generally poor, sometimes scathing, reviews and had a very brief theatrical run add something

 

When Dylan brought the tour to the US in September 1978, he was dismayed the press described the look and sound of the show as a 'Las Vegas Tour' add something

 

Townes Van Zandt - Musician Steve Earle, who met him in 1978 and considered Van Zandt a mentor, once called Van Zandt "the best songwriter in the whole world and I'll stand on Bob Dylan's coffee table in my cowboy boots and say that


1979

From January to April 1979, he participated in Bible study classes at the Vineyard School of Discipleship in Reseda, California add something

 

Jerry Wexler - In 1979, Wexler produced Bob Dylan's controversial first "born again" album, "Slow Train Coming" at Muscle Shoals; a single from that album, "Gotta Serve Somebody," won a Grammy *award in 1980


1980

As Dylan's voice aged during the 1980s, for some critics, it became more expressive add something

 

Backed by a changing line-up of musicians, he has toured steadily since the late 1980s on what has been dubbed the "Never Ending Tour" add something

 

Critics such as Michael Gray condemned Dylan's 1980s albums both for showing an extraordinary carelessness in the studio and for failing to release his best songs add something

 

In the 1980s the reception of Dylan's recorded work varied, from the well-regarded "Infidels" in 1983 to the panned "Down in the Groove" in 1988 add something

 

In the fall of 1980 Dylan briefly resumed touring for a series of concerts billed as "A Musical Retrospective", where he restored several of his popular 1960s songs to the repertoire add something


1981

By 1981, Stephen Holden wrote in the "New York Times" that "neither age nor his much-publicized conversion to born-again Christianity has altered his essentially iconoclastic temperament add something


1983

Bette Midler - During those four years, she concentrated on her music career and in 1983, released the album No Frills, produced by Chuck Plotkin, who was best known for his work with Bob Dylan and Bruce Springsteen.


1984

By 1984, Dylan was distancing himself from the "born again" label add something

 

Between July 1984 and March 1985, Dylan recorded "Empire Burlesque" add something


1985

"Biograph", 1985, Liner notes & text by Cameron Crowe add something

 

On July 13, 1985, he appeared at the climax at the Live Aid concert at JFK Stadium, Philadelphia add something

 

Rupert Everett - Following on with 1985's "Dance With a Stranger", Everett began to develop a promising film career until he co-starred with Bob Dylan in the huge flop "Hearts of Fire"

 

Arthur Baker (musician) - In 1985, Baker helped Bob Dylan complete his "Empire Burlesque" album as mixer and arranger, and with Little Steven Van Zandt organized and produced the anti-apartheid anthem "Sun City" by Artists United Against Apartheid


1986

By 1986, such uneven records weren't entirely unexpected by Dylan, but that didn't make them any less frustrating add something

 

In 1986 and 1987, Dylan toured extensively with Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers, sharing vocals with Petty on several songs each night add something

 

Their daughter, Desiree Gabrielle Dennis-Dylan, was born on January 31, 1986 add something

 

In April 1986, Dylan made a brief foray into the world of rap music when he added vocals to the opening verse of "Street Rock", a song featured on Kurtis Blow's album "Kingdom Blow" add something

 

In June 1986, Dylan married his longtime backup singer Carolyn Dennis add something

 

Dylan's next studio album, "Knocked Out Loaded", was released in July 1986 and contained three cover songs , plus three collaborations with other writers , and two solo compositions by Dylan add something


1987

Dylan toured with The Grateful Dead in 1987, resulting in a live album "Dylan & The Dead" add something

 

In 1987, Dylan starred in Richard Marquand's movie "Hearts of Fire", in which he played Billy Parker, a washed-up-rock-star-turned-chicken farmer whose teenage lover leaves him for a jaded English synth-pop sensation add something

 

Jerry Garcia - After a long lapse from playing the pedal-steel, he played it once more during several of the Dead's concerts with Bob Dylan during the summer of 1987

 

John Mellencamp - During the 1987-88 Lonesome Jubilee Tour, Mellencamp was joined onstage by surprise guest Bruce Springsteen at the end of his May 26, 1988 gig in Irvine, California, for a duet of Bob Dylan's "Like a Rolling Stone", which Mellencamp performed as the penultimate song during each show on that tour

 

Richie Havens - In 1987, he landed a role in the Bob Dylan vehicle "Hearts of Fire


1988

Dylan co-founded the band with George Harrison, Jeff Lynne, Roy Orbison, and Tom Petty, and in the fall of 1988 their multi-platinum "Traveling Wilburys Vol. 1" reached number three on the US album chart, featuring songs that were described as Dylan's most accessible compositions in years add something

 

Maria married musician Peter Himmelman in 1988 add something

 

Dylan was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in January 1988, with Bruce Springsteen's introductory speech declaring, "Bob freed your mind the way Elvis freed your body add something

 

When Dylan released the album "Down in the Groove" in May 1988, it was even more unsuccessful in its sales than his previous studio album add something

 

After performing with these musical permutations, Dylan initiated what came to be called The Never Ending Tour on June 7, 1988, performing with a tight back-up band featuring guitarist G. E. Smith add something

 

Despite Orbison's death in December 1988, the remaining four recorded a second album in May 1990, which they released with the unexpected title "Traveling Wilburys Vol. 3" add something

 

G. E. Smith - During his "SNL" years Smith was the musical director for special events such as the 1988 Emmy *awards, the 1993 Rhythm and Blues Foundation *awards, Bob Dylan's 30th Anniversary Concert at Madison Square Garden as well as acting as the musical director at the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Concert in Cleveland

 

George Harrison - Following the band's break-up, enjoyed a successful solo career, and in 1988 he co-founded the supergroup the Traveling Wilburys, with Tom Petty, Bob Dylan, Jeff Lynne and Roy Orbison

 

Barry Manilow - In 1988, Bob Dylan stopped Manilow at a party, hugged him and said, "Don't stop what you're doing, man

 

George Harrison - In 1988, Harrison played an instrumental role in forming the Traveling Wilburys with Jeff Lynne, Roy Orbison, Bob Dylan, and Tom Petty when they gathered in Dylan's garage to quickly record an additional track for a projected Harrison European single release

 

Roy Orbison - In 1988, he joined the supergroup Traveling Wilburys with George Harrison, Bob Dylan, Tom_Petty, and Jeff Lynne and released a new solo album

 

G. E. Smith - In the midst of his "SNL" tenure Smith toured for almost two and a half years with Bob Dylan during the "Neverending Tour" from 1988 until October 1990

 

G. E. Smith - Smith was lead guitarist of Bob Dylan's touring band from June 7, 1988, to October 19, 1990


1989

In September 1989 and September 1991, Dylan appeared on the Chabad telethon add something

 

Tim Curry - In 1989, A&M released "The Best of Tim Curry" on CD and cassette, featuring songs from his albums and a previously unreleased song, a live cover version of Bob Dylan's "Simple Twist of Fate"


1990

Dylan's 1990s began with "Under the Red Sky" , an about-face from the serious "Oh Mercy" add something

 

In the 1990s, Dylan's son Jakob became well known as the lead singer of the band The Wallflowers add something

 

The sophistication of the "Dylan 07" marketing campaign was a reminder that Dylan's commercial profile had risen considerably since the 1990s add something

 

Gerry Rafferty - In the early 1990s, Rafferty recorded a cover version of the Bob Dylan song "The Times They Are a-Changin'" with Barbara Dickson, who had contributed backing vocals to both "City to City" and "Night Owl"

 

Jian Ghomeshi - The band toured internationally during the 1990s and shared stages with a variety of artists including Bob Dylan, Ani Difranco and Elvis Costello


 

In 1991, Dylan was honored by the recording industry with a Grammy Lifetime Achievement award from American actor Jack Nicholson add something


1992

Bucky Baxter - Baxter played pedal steel guitar for Bob Dylan's band on his Never Ending Tour from 1992 to 1999 and played pedal steel on Dylan's 1997 Grammy Award winning album, "Time out of Mind"

 

Jeff Buckley - Buckley signed with Columbia Records, home of Bob Dylan and Bruce Springsteen, for a three-album, essentially million-dollar deal in October 1992

 

Steve Cropper - In 1992, Booker T. & the M.G.'s were inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, and Cropper appeared with a new line-up of the group for the Bob Dylan 30th Anniversary concert, on October 1992 at Madison Square Garden, performing songs by and backing Dylan, Eric Clapton, George Harrison, Tom Petty, Johnny Cash, Chrissie Hynde, Sinéad O'Connor, Stevie Wonder and Neil Young

 

Eric Clapton - In October 1992 Clapton was among the dozens of artists performing at Bob Dylan's 30th Anniversary Concert Celebration

 

George Harrison - In October 1992, Harrison performed three songs, "If Not for You", "Absolutely Sweet Marie", and "My Back Pages", at a Bob Dylan tribute concert at Madison Square Garden in New York City

 

G. E. Smith - Smith served as musical director of The 30th Anniversary Concert Celebration for Bob Dylan at Madison Square Garden on October 16, 1992


1994

Over a decade after Random House had published "Drawn Blank" , a book of Dylan's drawings, an exhibit of his art, "The Drawn Blank Series", opened in October 2007 at the Kunstsammlungen in Chemnitz add something

 

Since 1994, Dylan has published three books of drawings and paintings, and his work has been exhibited in major art galleries add something

 

In November 1994 Dylan recorded two live shows for "MTV Unplugged" add something


1995

Patti Smith - She toured briefly with Bob Dylan in December 1995


 

Since 1996, academics have lobbied the Swedish Academy to award Dylan the Nobel Prize in Literature add something

 

Scott Walker (singer) - In 1996, Walker recorded the Bob Dylan song "I Threw It All Away" under the direction of Nick Cave for inclusion in the soundtrack for the film "To Have and to Hold"


1997

With a collection of songs reportedly written while snowed-in on his Minnesota ranch, Dylan booked recording time with Daniel Lanois at Miami 's Criteria Studios in January 1997 add something

 

In an interview published in "The New York Times" on September 28, 1997, journalist Jon Pareles reported that "Dylan says he now subscribes to no organized religion add something


1998

G. E. Smith - Between live dates, he has been the musical director and band leader honoring Bob Dylan and Willie Nelson at the Kennedy Center Honors in Washington, D.C. He led bands for The Muddy Waters Tribute, and the 1998 and 1999 Mark Twain *awards honoring Richard Pryor and Jonathan Winters which aired on PBS, and Comedy Central


1999

However, it suffered from poor sound recording and mixing , muddying the instrumental detail until a remastered CD release in 1999 restored some of the songs' strengths add something

 

Johnny Cash - At an all-star concert which aired in 1999 on TNT, a diverse group of artists paid him tribute, including Bob Dylan, Chris_Isaak, Wyclef Jean, Norah Jones, Kris Kristofferson, Willie Nelson, Dom DeLuise and U2

 

John Mellencamp - In 1999, Mellencamp covered his own songs as well as those by Bob Dylan and the Drifters for his album "Rough Harvest" , one of two albums he owed Mercury Records to fulfill his contract

 

Paul Simon - In 1999, Simon embarked on a North American tour with Bob Dylan where each alternated as headline act with a "middle" section where they performed together, starting on the first of June and ending September 18.


 

Dylan commenced the new millennium by winning his first Oscar; his song "Things Have Changed", penned for the film "Wonder Boys", won an Academy award in March 2001 add something

 

"Love and Theft" was released on September 11, 2001 add something


2002

Jim Keltner - In 2002, he briefly joined Bob Dylan's band during the European gigs while its main drummer, George Receli, recuperated from a hand injury

 

Gillian Welch - The album was nominated for the 2002 Grammy *award for Best Contemporary Folk Album, but lost to Bob Dylan's "Love and Theft"


2003

Tony Garnier (musician) - He appeared in Bob Dylan's 2003 film "Masked and Anonymous"


2004

In 2004, and again in 2011, "Rolling Stone" magazine listed it as number one on its list of "The 500 Greatest Songs of All Time" add something

 

This first became evidenced in 2004, when Dylan appeared in a TV advertisement for Victoria's Secret lingerie add something

 

The book reached number two on "The New York Times"' Hardcover Non-Fiction best seller list in December 2004 and was nominated for a National Book award add something

 

Jack White (musician) - Alicia Keys, Bob Dylan, Electric Six, Insane Clown Posse, and Loretta Lynn, whose 2004 album "Van Lear Rose" he produced and performed on

 

Jon Dee Graham - His 2004 record, "The Great Battle," was produced by Austin guitarist Charlie Sexton, twice a member of Bob Dylan's band


2005

Webb Pierce - Footage of Pierce singing "There Stands the Glass" was featured in the 2005 documentary "No Direction Home" by Martin Scorsese about early influences on Bob Dylan

 

Olivia Harrison - Harrison was first convinced to try collaborating with Scorsese after, in 2005, she saw his "No Direction Home" documentary about Bob Dylan

 

Jeff Bridges - In 2005, Bridges, known as "The Dude" in the film Big Lebowski, showed up at a Lebowski Fest in Los Angeles singing and playing the film's theme song written by Bob Dylan, "Man in Me"

 

Amos Lee - The friendship between Lee's manager and the manager for Bob Dylan resulted in Lee touring with Dylan as his opening act in early 2005


2006

May 3, 2006, was the premiere of Dylan's radio presenting career, hosting a weekly radio program, "Theme Time Radio Hour", for XM Satellite Radio, with song selections revolving around a chosen theme add something

 

On August 29, 2006, Dylan released his "Modern Times" album add something

 

Scarlett Johansson - Also in 2006, Johansson starred in a short film directed by Bennett Miller and set to Bob Dylan's "When the Deal Goes Down

 

John Medeski - Also in 2006, Medeski performed with The Million Dollar Bashers for the recording of the soundtrack to the Bob Dylan biopic, "I'm Not There"

 

Mike Ness - Ness toured extensively in the U.S. in support of these albums, backed partially by the 2006 incarnation of Social Distortion; ex-Plugz and Bob Dylan drummer Charlie Quintana, Brent Harding

 

Jimmie Vaughan - Vaughan was the third opening act for most of the dates of Bob Dylan's summer 2006 tour, preceded by Elana James and the Continental Two and Junior Brown

 

Jonathan Lethem - In September 2006, Lethem wrote the article "The Genius of Bob Dylan", a lengthy interview with Bob Dylan, which was published in "Rolling Stone"


2007

Dylan earned yet another distinction in a 2007 study of US legal opinions and briefs that found his lyrics were quoted by judges and lawyers more than those of any other songwriter, 186 times versus 74 by The Beatles, who were second add something

 

This first public exhibition of Dylan's paintings showcased more than 200 watercolors and gouaches made earlier in 2007 from the original drawings add something

 

Dylan reportedly visits Chabad synagogues; on September 22, 2007 , he attended Congregation Beth Tefillah, in Atlanta , Georgia, where he was called to the Torah for the sixth aliyah add something

 

Three years later, in October 2007, he participated in a multi-media campaign for the 2008 Cadillac Escalade add something

 

On October 1, 2007, Columbia Records released the triple CD retrospective album "Dylan", anthologising his entire career under the "Dylan 07" logo add something

 

Albert Grossman - He was briefly portrayed as the manager of the fictional Bob Dylan in the 2007 film "Factory Girl"

 

Leslie West - In 2007 Mountain released "Masters of War" on Big Rack Records, an album featuring 12 Bob Dylan covers that sees Ozzy Osbourne providing guest vocals on a rendition of the title track

 

Karen O - In 2007, she contributed vocals to a version of Bob Dylan's "Highway 61 Revisited" for the "I'm Not There" movie soundtrack

 

Albert Grossman - In the 2007 Bob Dylan biopic "I'm Not There", Grossman was represented as the fictitious character Norman, played by Mark Camacho

 

Ben Whishaw - Whishaw appeared as one of the Bob Dylan reincarnations in "I'm Not There" in 2007, in the BBC's "Criminal Justice" in 2008, in a new adaptation of "Brideshead Revisited", and in a stage adaptation of "The Idiot" at the National Theatre called "

 

Bryan Ferry - In March 2007 he released the album "Dylanesque", a tribute album to Bob Dylan

 

Mark Ronson - Ronson remixed the Bob Dylan song "Most Likely You'll Go Your Way " in promotion for the three disc Bob Dylan set titled "Dylan" released October 2007


 

The Pulitzer Prize jury in 2008 awarded him a special citation for "his profound impact on popular music and American culture, marked by lyrical compositions of extraordinary poetic power add something

 

John Mellencamp - On September 3, 2008, Mellencamp made available on his website a home-video recording of his solo acoustic cover of Bob Dylan's "The Times They Are A-Changin'" as a sign that the 2008 Presidential Election is going to bring about change in America


2009

In a 2009 interview with Bill Flanagan promoting his Christmas LP, "Christmas in the Heart", Flanagan commented on the "heroic performance" Dylan gave of "O Little Town of Bethlehem" and that Dylan "delivered the song like a true believer" add something

 

In April 2009, Dylan broadcast the 100th show in his radio series; the theme was "Goodbye" and the final record played was Woody Guthrie's "So Long, It's Been Good To Know Yuh" add something

 

Bob Dylan released his album "Together Through Life" on April 28, 2009 add something

 

On October 13, 2009, Dylan released a Christmas album, "Christmas in the Heart", comprising such Christmas standards as "Little Drummer Boy", "Winter Wonderland" and "Here Comes Santa Claus" add something

 

Angela Aki - Angela Aki was chosen to sing Bob Dylan's "Knockin' on Heaven's Door" with her original Japanese lyrics for the movie Heaven's Door, and was chosen to write and perform the theme song titled Ai no Kisetsu for the NHK morning drama Tsubasa broadcast from March 30, 2009

 

Ringo Starr - In late May 2009, it was announced that Starr will collaborate with Bob Dylan and Paul McCartney to record some new tracks to record an entire album


2010

Joni Mitchell described Dylan as a "plagiarist" and his voice as "fake" in a 2010 interview in the "Los Angeles Times", in response to a suggestion that she and Dylan were similar since they had both changed their birthnames add something

 

From September 2010 until April 2011, the National Gallery of Denmark exhibited 40 large-scale acrylic paintings by Dylan, "The Brazil Series" add something

 

John Mellencamp - Mellencamp, who co-headlined 11 shows in the summer of 2010 with Bob Dylan, launched the "No Better Than This" theater tour on October 29, 2010 in his hometown of Bloomington, Indiana


2011

"Rolling Stone" magazine ranked Dylan at Number Two in their 2011 list of "100 Greatest Artists" of all time add something

 

Dylan's performances in China in April 2011 generated controversy add something

 

The extent to which his work was studied at an academic level was demonstrated on Dylan's 70th birthday on May 24, 2011, when three universities organized symposia on his work add something

 

In July 2011, a leading contemporary art gallery, Gagosian Gallery, announced their representation of Dylan's paintings add something

 

On October 4, 2011, Dylan's label, Egyptian Records, released an album of previously unheard Hank Williams songs, "The Lost Notebooks of Hank Williams" add something

 

Mark Knopfler - In July 2011, it was announced that Knopfler would take time out from recording his new album in order to take part in a European tour with Bob Dylan during October and November


2012

Dylan's 2012 tour commenced in Rio de Janeiro on April 15, and included performances in Brazil, Argentina, Chile, Costa Rica, and Mexico add something

 

Dylan's fall 2012 tour of North America began in Lloydminster, Alberta, on August 10, and ended in Brooklyn, New York, on November 21 add something

 

In a 2012 interview with Mikal Gilmore in "Rolling Stone", Dylan responded to the allegation of plagiarism, including his use of Henry Timrod's verse in his album "Modern Times", by saying that it was "part of the tradition" add something

 

President Barack Obama said of Dylan in 2012, "There is not a bigger giant in the history of American music add something

 

In May 2012, Dylan received the Presidential Medal of Freedom from President Barack Obama add something

 

In May 2012, Dylan was one out of thirteen honorees to receive the Presidential Medal of Freedom add something

 

On May 29, 2012, President Obama awarded Dylan a Presidential Medal of Freedom in the White House add something

 

On September 11, 2012, Dylan released his 35th studio album, "Tempest" add something


2013

In February 2013, Dylan exhibited the "New Orleans Series" of paintings at the Palazzo Reale in Milan add something

 

Duke Robillard joined Dylan's band as lead guitarist in April 2013 add something

 

In April and May 2013, Dylan completed a concert tour in the US, commencing in Buffalo, New York, and ending in St Augustine, Florida add something

 

Dylan's website has announced a tour entitled "AmericanaramA", from June to August 2013 in the US, with guest performers including Wilco, My Morning Jacket and Richard Thompson add something

 

In September 2013, Columbia Records announced the release, on November 4, of the "Bob Dylan Complete Album Collection: Vol. One", a boxed set which will contain all 35 of Dylan's studio albums, six albums of live recordings, and a collection, entitled "Sidetracks", of singles, songs from films and non-album material add something

 

In October 2013, Dylan commenced a tour of Europe beginning in Oslo, and scheduled to end in London on November 28 add something

 

On November 4, 2013, Columbia Records released "Bob Dylan Complete Album Collection: Vol. One", a boxed set containing all 35 of Dylan's studio albums, six albums of live recordings, and a collection, entitled "Sidetracks", of singles, songs from films and non-album material add something

 

In December 2013 Time Magazine Named the video best music video of 2013 add something


2014

At the beginning of 2014, Dylan's website announced that Dylan would tour Japan in March and April add something

 

On February 2, 2014, Dylan appeared in a commercial for the Chrysler 200 car which was screened during the 2014 Superbowl American football game add something

 

On March 31, 2014, Dylan commenced a tour of Japan add something

 

The charge against Dylan was dismissed by a French judge in April 2014 add something

 

On May 13, 2014, Dylan posted on his website a new track ,"Full Moon and Empty Arms", his version of a song made famous by Frank Sinatra in his 1945 recording add something

 

Prior to the June 2014 sale of the original lyrics of "Like A Rolling Stone," written on four sheets of hotel stationery by Dylan in 1965, Richard Austin, of Sotheby's, New York, said: "Before the release of Like a Rolling Stone, music charts were overrun with short and sweet love songs, many clocking in at three minutes or less add something

 

Dylan commenced his tour of Australia and New Zealand on August 4, 2014, and concluded it in Christchurch on September 10 add something

 

Dylan's touring company has announced a tour of the US, commencing in Seattle on October 17, 2014 and ending in New York on December 2 add something

 

Simon & Schuster announced that they would publish, in November 2014, a massive 960 page, thirteen and a half pound edition of Dylan's lyrics, "Lyrics: Since 1962" add something

 

In December 2014, Dylan announced the release of his next album, "Shadows in the Night", on February 3, 2015 add something

 

Dylan commenced a tour of the US in Seattle on October 17, and ended it in New York on December 3, 2014 add something


 

In February 2015, Dylan accepted the MusiCares Person of the Year award from the National Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences, in recognition of his philanthropic and artistic contributions to society add something

 

In February 2015, Dylan's website announced that the singer would tour the United States, commencing in Atlantic City on April 10 and concluding in San Antonio on May 7 add something

 

On February 3, 2015, Dylan released "Shadows in the Night", his 36th studio album add something

 

Dylan's website announced that the singer will tour the United States, commencing in Atlantic City on April 10, 2015, and concluding in South Bend, Indiana, on May 17 add something

 

On October 5, 2015, IBM launched a marketing campaign for its Watson computer system which featured Dylan add something


2016

On March 7, 2016, Dylan announced a new album titled "Fallen Angels" and a tour of Japan and the United States add something

 

In April 2016, Dylan released an EP, "Melancholy Mood", in a limited edition on 7" red-colored vinyl to mark Record Store Day add something

 

Dylan commenced a tour of Japan in Tokyo on April 4, 2016, which concluded in Yokohama on April 28 add something

 

Dylan announced a tour of the US starting in Woodinville WA on June 4, 2016, and finishing in Gilford NH on July 17 add something

 

On October 13, 2016, Dylan was announced as the recipient of the Nobel Prize in Literature, with the committee commending him "for having created new poetic expressions within the great American song tradition" add something

 

In November 2016, the Halcyon Gallery featured a collection of drawings, watercolors and acrylic works by Dylan add something

 

At the Nobel Banquet in Stockholm on December 10, 2016, Dylan's speech was given by Azita Raji, U.S. Ambassador to Sweden add something


2017

The exhibition, "The Beaten Path", depicted American landscapes and urban scenes, inspired by Dylan's travels across the USA. The show was well reviewed by "Vanity Fair", the "Telegraph", and "Asia Times Online", and is scheduled to tour in 2017 add something

 

On January 31, 2017, Dylan announced the release of a triple album, "Triplicate", on March 31 add something

 

On March 29, 2017, Swedish Academy secretary Danius posted: "In a few days Bob Dylan will visit Stockholm and give two concerts add something

 

On March 31, 2017, Dylan released his triple album, "Triplicate" add something

 

On June 5, 2017, Dylan's Nobel Lecture was posted on the Nobel prize website add something

 

An original musical, "Girl from the North Country," based entirely on Dylan's songs opened in London's Old Vic Theater on July 26, 2017 add something

 

On September 20, 2017, the song "When You Gonna Wake Up " was published on Dylan's VEVO Youtube add something


2018

In 2018, Bob Dylan's website announced Dylan would tour in Europe, commencing in Lisbon in March and ending in Verona, Italy, on 27 April add something

 

Also in April 2018, "The New York Times" announced that Dylan was launching Heaven's Door, a range of three whiskeys: a straight rye, a straight bourbon and a "double-barreled" whiskey add something

 

In September 2018, Sony Legacy announced that Dylan would release "More Blood, More Tracks" as Volume 14 in the Bootleg Series on November 2 add something


2019

In February 2019, Dylan's touring company announced that he would undertake two tours in Europe add something