Bob Dylan

Bob Dylan born Robert Allen Zimmerman May 24, 1941. A musician, songwriter, producer and author with his genres being folk, folk rock, blues, rock and gospel. Through his storied career he has won 11 Grammy Awards, 1 Academy Award and 1 Golden Globe Award. All questions about his life, history and career can be found here.

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Did Bob Dylan sing country music?

Yep, he made the album Nashville Skyline in 1969, which is considered a country album. There are also strong country influences in several of his other albums and songs. He recorded with Johnny Cash and wrote the score for the Western movie Pat Garrett and Billy the Kid featuring Kris Kristofferson and James Coburn, and also appeared in the film as the character Alias - all in all we can safely say that Bob Dyan has country and western roots.

What are the reason why Bob Dylan wrote the poem 'Blowin' in the Wind'?

Although it has been described as a protest song, it poses a series of questions about peace, war and freedom. The refrain "The answer, my friend, is blowin' in the wind" has been described as "impenetrably ambiguous: either the answer is so obvious it is right in your face, or the answer is as intangible as the wind"

How much money does Bob Dylan have?

He is actually in debt. He is quoted with saying "My pockets are loaded, and I'm spending every dime!". He owes around 16 million Dollars

What year did Bob Dylan go electric?

Bob Dylan went electric at the newport folk festival in 1965.

Where did Bob Dylan first go electric?

In a dungeon where gay men tortured other men. An associate of Dylan was using a cattle prod on a victim and Dylan like the sound and smell of the electronic torture. He decided to buy an electric guitar shortly after he performed fellatio on 12 guys to earn enough money.

Did Bob Dylan sing Reggae music?

Bob Dylan does have some songs in his catalogue which incorporate reggae rhythms, including "Man Gave Names to All the Animals" (from the album "Slow Train Coming) and "Dead Man, Dead Man" (from the album "Shot of Love"). Interestingly, Dylan worked with the legendary reggae rhythm section of Sly Dunbar (drums) and Robbie Shakespeare (bass) on the album "Infidels", though, surprisingly, there is hardly a hint of reggae among the songs. One of the songs, "I and I", was later remixed and included on "Is it Rolling Bob: A Reggae Tribute to Bob Dylan".

Did Bob Dylan sing at Woodstock?

No. He was scheduled to, but his son became ill at the last second, and he had to withdraw. Also, Joni Mitchell was invited but had to do a gig; so in return, she wrote, and recorded "Woodstock."

What Bob Dylan song is played in the ATT commercial?

the song is called "catch the wind" by donovan NOT bob dylan.

Why did the Navy use white face paint to cover their faces during World War 2?

It was not "Face Paint" it was anti-flash cream, to reduce the chance of skin burns from explosions. It is the same as zinc cream sold for skin protection at the beach.

What song has the words hey you've got?

A Beatles song called ' Hide Your Love Away'. It goes:- Hey Youve got to hide youre Love Away, in the Chorus.

Why did Bob Dylan decline Woodstock 1969?

I've just read on a sight it was to do with his discussed with some hippies bumming around his house at the time. but i cant find any other evidence to suggest that's true or even a quote from him so far. if anyone finds out more let me know

Why does Bob Dylan wear face paint?

He only wore it on the 1975 Rolling Thunder tour and it was just for theatrical effect.

Is Bob Dylan left handed?

No, Bob Dylan is right handed. You can tell by the way he plays guitar.

Is Bob Howsam still living and if so where?

Yes. He lives at Royaloaks retirement village in Sun City Az.

Who wrote 'The Boxer' - Bob Dylan or Paul Simon?

== == Both the music and the lyrics are by Paul Simon.

Who is Bob George?

He OS the founder and CEO of People to People Ministries.