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Unformatted text preview: MUSC 423 01/10/2007 20:02:00 Bob Dylan - Robert Allen Zimmerman, Born 1941 in Duluth, Minnesota. Changed his name to Bob Dylan while at the University of Minnesota Moved to NY in 1961 because he wanted to be near Woodie Guthrie o Guthrie was a folk singer that had become ill so Dylan went to NY to see him Bob Dylans Strength Lyrics Not known to be great in voice, guitar, or harmonica Dylan started playing in Greenwich Village in coffee shops and such Once while performing, John Hammond discovered Bob Dylan and signed him o Hammond A&R for Colombia Records A&R = Artist & Repertoire He then recorded his first Album Bob Dylan (Self-titled) o Album only contained 2 original songs, rest were covers 2 nd Album Freewheelin Bob Dylan o This was his first big album, the one that Paul McCartney discovered and loved as well o Blowin In the Wind Peter, Paul, and Mary recorded the song...
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