Bob Dylan

By mpopa
  • Born in Duluth, Minn.

    Born in Duluth, Minn.
    Born in Duluth, Minn.
  • Moved to Hibbing, Minn.

    Moved to Hibbing, Minn.
  • Dylan's first band, Shadow Blasters

    Dylan's first band, Shadow Blasters
  • Musical influences

    Musical influences
    Woody Guthrie (pictured), Odetta, Hank Williams, Bill Haley and the Comets, Pete Seeger, and Kingston Trio along with others.
  • First album, titled Bob Dylan

    Comprised of folk music written by other people.
  • 2nd Album, Freewheelin' Bob Dylan

    Dylan composed all the songs on the album, best known are "Blowin in the Wind" and "Hard Rain."
  • Dylan's 3rd album, The Times They are a Changing.

  • Period: to

    1960's counter culture

    Timothy Leary summarizes the 60's counter culture as hippies et al.that rejected mainstream society, did not desire material things, and did not have regular jobs. Took drugs, valued peace, creativity, and dropped out of society's rat race and pursuit of money.
  • Dylan got into electric guitar and entered rock music

    Dylan met the Beatles and they became friends and influenced each other's music. Other groups playing Dylan's music included: Animals and Byrds.
  • Formed The Band

    Got married later that year to Sara Loundes.
  • Motorcycle accident

    Dylan had to cancell his tour.
  • New album

    Back to folk music--now folk rock.
  • Starred in a Mexican film

    Film featured Dylan's song "Knockin' on Heaven's Door."