Dy·lan, Bob. Originally Robert Allen Zimmerman. Born 1941.

1. American born Jewish musician and songwriter who is most often noted for his protest/rebellion songs.
2. Musical and lyrical artist, who was most influencial in the late 60s.
3. One of the forefronters of the peace movement, and became "the voice of a generation" though he has always been rather reluctant to accept this title.
4. Widly believed to be one of the greatest poets in history.
5. Musician who is widely known for his extensive use of drugs, and even turning The Beatles on to pot. Though still as fabulous as ever, he is now often considered to be "cracked-out."
6. As his popularity is so widespreed, even those who are generally not familar with Dylan recognize him as that wild, curly haired, scratchy-voiced, thoughtful poet that personified a generation.
1. Blowin' in the Wind is one of Bob Dylan's most popular and appreciated songs.
2. Bob Dylan was still popular and just as talented as he was in the sixties in later decades, but later generations had difficulty appreciating his music, because, perhaps to them, he represented a part of their parents past- something they considered themselves not apart of.
3. Then just a young man, Dylan soon found himself as the icon of a generation.
4. "Come gather 'round people
Wherever you roam
And admit that the waters
Around you have grown
And accept it that soon
You'll be drenched to the bone.
If your time to you
Is worth savin'
Then you better start swimmin'
Or you'll sink like a stone
For the times they are a-changin'.

Come writers and critics
Who prophesize with your pen
And keep your eyes wide
The chance won't come again
And don't speak too soon
For the wheel's still in spin
And there's no tellin' who
That it's namin'.
For the loser now
Will be later to win
For the times they are a-changin'.

Come senators, congressmen
Please heed the call
Don't stand in the doorway
Don't block up the hall
For he that gets hurt
Will be he who has stalled
There's a battle outside
And it is ragin'.
It'll soon shake your windows
And rattle your walls
For the times they are a-changin'.

Come mothers and fathers
Throughout the land
And don't criticize
What you can't understand
Your sons and your daughters
Are beyond your command
Your old road is
Rapidly agin'.
Please get out of the new one
If you can't lend your hand
For the times they are a-changin'.

The line it is drawn
The curse it is cast
The slow one now
Will later be fast
As the present now
Will later be past
The order is
Rapidly fadin'.
And the first one now
Will later be last
For the times they are a-changin'."

(Bob Dylan---The Times They Are A-Changin')

'nough said.
5. People have been saying that for the past few years Bob Dylan has been looking and sounding rough- and it isn't from old age.
6. Bob Dylan is golden.
by 'Manda. February 24, 2005
The most influential artist in music history. Not only a lyrical genius, but he has been an inspiration for every musician since the early 60's in one way or another. His songs are not only compelling but extremely deep. Many people do not 'like' Bob Dylan because his music is too hard for them to comprehend. A God.
"Hey man whats your favorite Dylan song?"

"It's gotta be Shelter from the Storm"
by A, Down May 09, 2005
Bob Dylan, aka Robert Zimmerman, is easily the best musican on the planet. Heavily influenced by folk singer Woody Guthrie, he has made a name for himself as probably THE best songwriter of all time. He has written hundreds of songs, each one completely relevant to our lives. Also, he is easily the most humble celebrity, but considering his immense talent, even if he were arrogant, we would all put up with it because he is that good. Dylan's music is passionate, heart wrenching, joyful, spiritual and dark. He was also friends with cool people like Allan Ginsberg and the Beatles. Sung Blowin in the Wind to Pope John Paul II.
How many deaths will it take till he knows that too many people have died?


Bob Dylan is better than John Lennon.
by Sarah86 January 15, 2006
The most significant intellectual event in my life: listening to Like a Rolling Stone for the first time.

Greatest song: Mister Tambourine Man.

'Nuf said.
When you got nothing, you got nothing to lose
You're invisible now, you got no secrets to conceal.
by sprezzatura August 12, 2005
the man who single handedly changed the entire music world. The greatest singer/song writer ever.
"eternity" said frankie lee with a voice as cold as ice. "that's right" said judas "eternity, although you might call it paradise." - bob dylan
by g-prime604 November 20, 2005
Singer/Songwriter Extraordinarre. His unique voice is the embodiment of passion and sends shivers down the spine of any person with a soul. Call him "Genius", "Spokesman of a Generation", "Zimmy", "The Man", "Nasely-voiced pothead", or "Sexiest Sixty-something Year Old Man Alive". It doesn't matter. Bob is better than you.
Listen to this song, it's called "My Back Pages"

~Holy Crap, I just shit myself! Bob Dylan owns me.

That's right. Here's a clean pair of undies.
by fencesfacing September 25, 2006
The artist who released "Nashville Skyline," which mrs yuck obviously didn't listen to, or else she would know Bob Dylan CAN in fact sing. Furthermore, he's a better lyricist than she could ever hope to be.

The author thinks that he speaks for Dylan fans worldwide when he asks mrs yuck to go back to listening to Blink 182.
Bob Dylan > mrs yuck
by The Switch_ July 20, 2005

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