Thursday, September 24, 2009

A Timeline

1961-Dylan plays first paid gig and signs 5-year contract with Columbia Records
1962-Bob Dylan is released yet sells poorly, as a response Dylan focuses on original songs
instead of covers. Writes "Blowin' In The Wind."
1963-Second album The Freewheelin' Bob Dylan is released
1964-album The Times They Are A-Changin' is released. Fourth album Another Side of Bob Dylan.
1965-albums Bring It All Back Home and Highway 61 Revisited are released. Dylan starts touring with The Hawks.
1966-Dylan breaks his neck in a motorcycle crash on July 26 and doesn't go on tour for 8 years.
1971-Bob Dylan beats up his stalker, A.J. Weberman, after repeatedly telling him to leave himself and his family alone.
1972-Bob Dylan plays a role in the film Pat Garrett and Billy the Kid and also agrees to write a soundtrack for the film.
1974-Dylan starts touring again but is drunk durring first performance.
1975-Blood On The Tracks is released.
1976-Dylan releases hit song Desire, which is placed #1 on the charts for 35 weeks
1979-Releases first gospel album and becomes deeply immersed in Christianity.
1980-Dylan recieves a Grammy for Best Male Vocalist.
1983-First music video released, "Sweetheart Like You"
1991-Dylan recieves the Lifetime Acheivement Award at the Grammy's.
1993-Bob Dylan performs at Bill Clinton's first inaugeration.
1998-Dylan receives 3 Grammy awards including Best Album, for Time Out Of Mind.

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