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Research Article: Dylan, Bob

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Bob Dylan

Born May 24, 1941
Duluth, Minnesota

Singer, songwriter

Bob Dylan. AP/Wide World Photos. Reproduced by permission. Bob Dylan. AP/Wide World Photos. Reproduced by permission.

One of the most influential songwriters of the twentieth century, Bob Dylan is a unique blend of musician, poet, rebel, and social critic. He rose to fame during the 1960s, when his music was favored by college students and those involved in the anti-war movement. With his scruffy looks, his raspy nasal voice, and the stinging political edge of his lyrics, he became an important figurehead for these social movements. He came to represent their attitude of rebellion. However, Dylan resisted the role of star and remained a very private and independent artist. He frustrated his fans over and over by refusing to stick with any one musical style or personal philosophy. However, he continued to win respect and praise again and again. In the early twenty-first century, Dylan continued to...

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