Began performing in coffeehouses as Bob Dylan. he got influenced by a poet named Dylan Thomas. "Bob Dylan's" real name is Robert Zimmerman. he only used Bob Dylan when he performed.
The 1960s is often called a "turbulent" decade because of the electrifying events and social change that characterized it
Cold-War challenges with the Soviet Union, civil-rights activism, youthful dissent against the War in Vietnam, inner-city riots and assassinations of several key leaders
On November 22, 1963, President Kennedy traveled to Dallas, Texas, to deliver a speech. As the presidential motorcade passed the Texas School Book Depository, assassin Lee Harvey Oswald shot and killed the president
Vice President Lyndon B. Johnson was sworn in as president almost immediately after Kennedy was pronounced dead
His amazing music
The Times They Are A-Changin'” (1964),
“Subterranean Homesick Blues” (1965),
“Mr. Tambourine Man” (1965)
“Maggie's Farm” (1965)
began mixing protest songs with personal music while adding blues and rock and roll to his mix
The Byrds with “Mr. Tambourine Man,” the Turtles with “It Ain't Me Babe,” and Cher with “All I Really Want to Do.”
Touring with Levon Helm, Robbie Robertson, and The Band
first million-selling single, “Like a Rolling Stone” (1965
first album, Bob Dylan, in (1962)
Moved to New York in the early 1960s.
Following his first live appearance at a Greenwich Village folk club, he landed a record contract.
Bob Dylan (1962), failed to reach the charts
Robert Zimmerman – was is real name but when he performed he went by “Bob Dylan”.
Comic parodies of his voice have become standard over the last twenty years, but Bob Dylan was initially recognized for his singing talent
Briefly attended the University of Minnesota in 1960 and then went to New York City
He is still alive and is doing shows!