Bob Dylan

Robert Allen Zimmerman

  • American



Timeline

Y/M/D Description Association Composition Place Locale Food Event
Y/M/D Description Association Composition Place Locale Food Event
Subterranean Homesick Blues is released Performer Subterranean Homesick Blues
"Tangled Up in Blue" is released. Performer Tangled Up in Blue
Blind Willie McTell is released Performer Blind Willie McTell
1941/05/24 Beatrice Stone Zimmerman, wife of Abram Zimmerman, gives birth to a son, Robert Allen Zimmerman, in St Mary's Hospital, Duluth, Minnesota. The Zimmerman family live on the second floor of a duplex on N 3rd Ave E. Born Bob Dylan's Childhood Home, Duluth Duluth, MN
1948/00/00 After Abram Zimmerman contracts polio, the family moves to his wife's hometown of Hibbing. Home Bob Dylan's Childhood Home, Hibbing Hibbing, MN
1959/01/31 Like many of the young people in Duluth that night, Robert Zimmerman attends the 'Winter Dance Party'. "I went to see Buddy Holly play at Duluth National Guard Armory and I was three feet away from him." BD Audience member Time Out of Mind Duluth Armory Duluth, MN Winter Dance Party Tour
1961/00/00 At the kitchen table in the McKenzie home where he will live for a few months, Bob Dylan writes lyrics to "Ballad of Donald White" in a copy of Henry Longfellow's "Tales of a Wayside Inn," a 1906 book from a Brooklyn school library. Performer Tales of a Wayside Inn (book)
1961/09/29 Robert Shelton's review of Bob Dylan in the New York Times will lead to Dylan's recording contract with Columbia. "A bright new face in folk music is appearing at Gerdes Folk City (lost)." Performer
1963/04/12 After recording a demo in December 1962, Bob Dylan's records "Tomorrow Is a Long Time" live in concert at New York's Town Hall. Singer, Songwriter Tomorrow Is a Long Time Town Hall New York City
1963/08/28 Bob Dylan performs a duet, "When the Ship Comes In", with Joan Baez and sings a solo version of "Only A Pawn In Their Game" Performer Lincoln Memorial Washington, DC March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom
1964/00/00 "The Freewheelin Bob Dylan" album is released Performer The Freewheelin Bob Dylan
1964/02/00 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. Songwriter Mr Tambourine Man (song) Bourbon Street, New Orleans New Orleans
1964/05/17 Dylan premieres "Mr Tambourine Man" in concert at Royal Festival Hall, London, England. Performer Mr Tambourine Man (song) Royal Festival Hall London
1965/00/00 "Bringing It All Back Home" album is released Performer Bringing It All Back Home
1965/00/00 "Highway 61 Revisited" album is released Performer Highway 61 Revisited
1965/01/15 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. Songwriter, Performer Mr Tambourine Man (song)
1965/07/20 "Like a Rolling Stone" is released as a single with "Gates of Eden" as its B-side. Performer Like a Rolling Stone
1965/07/25 With Al Kooper on organ and The Paul Butterfield Blues Band backing him, Dylan begins plays "Maggie's Farm" on a Fender Stratocaster, an electric guitar instead of an acoustic one. The audience responds with loud jeering and yelling. Performer Fort Adams Newport, RI Newport Jazz Festival
1966/00/00 "Blonde On Blonde" album is released Performer Blonde On Blonde
1966/05/05 Bob Dylan, asking the right questions, performs at the Adelphi Cinema. Performers Adelphi Cinema Facade Dublin
1966/05/17 Producer Bob Johnston records Bob Dylan backed by the Hawks in concert at Manchester's Free Trade Hall. For years, the album was thought to be record at London's Royal Albert Hall. Performer Bob Dylan Live 1966 (Royal Albert Hall Bootleg) Free Trade Hall, Manchester Manchester, ENG
1966/05/17 A heckler yells "Judas!" at Bob Dylan. Among clapping and heckles, Dylan responds with "I don't believe you" and "You're a liar." and then tells to his band to play "Like a Rolling Stone" "fuckin' loud". Performer Like a Rolling Stone Free Trade Hall, Manchester Manchester, ENG
1966/05/26 Bob Dylan and the Hawks play two nights, May 26 and 27, at the Royal Albert Hall in London, England. Performer Royal Albert Hall London
1967/05/17 "Dont Look Back", D A Pennebaker's film of Bob Dylan's 1965 concert tour in England, is released. Performer Dont Look Back
1967/06/00 Bob Dylan and other musicians record together in the basement of Big Pink, newly built rented by Dylan's band mate Rick Danko. Musician Big Pink, West Saugerties Saugerties
1973/05/23 "Pat Garrett and Billy the Kid" is released. Music Composer Pat Garrett and Billy the Kid (film)
1974/00/00 "Blood On The Tracks" album is released Performer Blood On The Tracks
1997/00/00 "Time Out of Mind" album is released Performer Time Out of Mind
1998/02/25 At 40st Annual GRAMMY Awards, "Time Out of Mind" wins Album of the Year, Best Contemporary Folk Album and, for "Cold Irons Bound", Best Male Rock Vocal Performance. Performer Time Out of Mind Radio City Music Hall New York City
1998/10/13 "Bob Dylan Live 1966 (Royal Albert Hall Bootleg)" album is released. Performer Bob Dylan Live 1966 (Royal Albert Hall Bootleg)

14 Creative Works by Bob Dylan »

Title Type Association Y/M/D Moniker
Title Type Association Y/M/D Moniker
Tangled Up in Blue Performer Song
  • 1001 Songs You Must Hear Before You Die
Blind Willie McTell Performer Song
  • 1001 Songs You Must Hear Before You Die
Subterranean Homesick Blues Performer Song
  • 1001 Songs You Must Hear Before You Die
Tomorrow Is a Long Time Singer, Songwriter Song 1963/04/12
  • 1001 Songs You Must Hear Before You Die
The Freewheelin Bob Dylan Performer Album 1964/00/00
  • 1001 Albums You Must Hear Before You Die
Bringing It All Back Home Performer Album 1965/00/00
  • 1001 Albums You Must Hear Before You Die
Highway 61 Revisited Performer Album 1965/00/00
  • 1001 Albums You Must Hear Before You Die
Like a Rolling Stone Performer Song 1965/07/20
  • 1001 Songs You Must Hear Before You Die
Blonde On Blonde Performer Album 1966/00/00
  • 1001 Albums You Must Hear Before You Die
Dont Look Back Performer Film 1967/05/17
  • US National Film Registry
Pat Garrett and Billy the Kid (film) Music Composer Film 1973/05/23
  • 1001 Movies You Must See Before You Die
Blood On The Tracks Performer Album 1974/00/00
  • 1001 Albums You Must Hear Before You Die
Time Out of Mind Performer Album 1997/00/00
  • 1001 Albums You Must Hear Before You Die
Bob Dylan Live 1966 (Royal Albert Hall Bootleg) Performer Album 1998/10/13
  • 1001 Albums You Must Hear Before You Die

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