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LCC Library

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.


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