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Mr Tambourine Man (song)

  • Type: Song

Mr Tambourine Man is a notable song by American song writer, Bob Dylan, but the version by The Byrds made it into 1001 Songs You Must Hear Before You Die. - AsNotedIn

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Y/M/D Association Description Place Locale Food Event
1964/02/00 Bob Dylan Songwriter During a cross-country road trip, Bob Dylan begins writing and composing "Mr Tambourine Man" in February 1964, after attending Mardi Gras in New Orleans. Bourbon Street, New Orleans New Orleans
1964/04/00 Dylan completes "Mr Tambourine Man" sometime between the middle of March and late April after he had returned to New York. Journalist Al Aronowitz and folk singer Judy Collins both claim Dylan finished the song at their respective homes.
1964/05/17 Bob Dylan Performer Dylan premieres "Mr Tambourine Man" in concert at Royal Festival Hall, London, England. Royal Festival Hall London
1965/01/00 Terrence Paul Melcher Producer Producer Terry Melcher hires members of the Wrecking Crew to accompany McGuinn on guitar and lead vocals: Hal Blaine on drums, Leon Russell on electric piano and Larry Knechtel on bass.
1965/01/15 Bob Dylan Songwriter, Performer Bob Dylan and records "Mr Tambourine Man" at Columbia 30th Street Studio, a former church, now demolished, at 207 East 30th Street in New York City.
1965/01/20 The Byrds Performer The Byrds record "Mr Tambourine Man" at Columbia Records' LA studio. Members of the Wrecking Crew to accompany Roger McGuinn on guitar and lead vocals since Terry Melcher didn't feel rest of the band had enough experience playing their instruments. Hollywood, CA
1965/04/12 Columbia Records Record Label "Mr Tambourine Man" by The Byrds is released as a single by Columbia Records.
1965/07/08 The Byrds Performers The Byrds rock the 'Teen Hop' at the Inwood Ballroom, Spillville, Iowa. Their number one hit is "Mr Tambourine Man". Inwood Ballroom Spillville
1965/12/12 The Byrds Performers The Byrds perform on the Ed Sullivan Show, David Crosby gets into a shouting match with the show's director and they are never asked to return. Ed Sullivan Theater New York City

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Particulars for Mr Tambourine Man (song):
Music Attribute Folk Rock Music
Art Type Song

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