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Bob Dylan: American Poet

Resources on Bob Dylan as a poet and literary phenomenon. Sponsored by Jeff Harrison and the LCC class "Bob Dylan, American poet" (ENG 270).

Birth name Robert Allen Zimmerman
Also known as Elston Gunnn, Blind Boy Grunt, Lucky Wilbury/Boo Wilbury, Elmer Johnson, Sergei Petrov, Jack Frost, Jack Fate.
Born May 24, 1941 (age 66)
Duluth, Minnesota, U.S.
Genre(s) Folkrockbluescountry
Occupation(s) Singer-songwriterauthorpoetartistactorscreenwriterdisc jockey
Instrument(s) Vocals, guitar, bass, harmonica, keyboards, accordion, percussion.
Years active 1959 – present
Label(s) ColumbiaAsylum
Associated
acts
Paul Butterfield Blues BandAl KooperThe BandRolling Thunder RevueMark KnopflerTraveling WilburysTom Petty and the HeartbreakersVan MorrisonGrateful DeadJoan Baez.
Website www.bobdylan.com
 
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