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Bob Dylan was born on May 24, 1941 as Robert Zimmerman. He took the name Bob Dylan after Dylan Thomas, a Welsh poet.

Some of Dylan’s early rock influences were Elvis Presley and Jerry Lee Lewis.

Dylan went by several pseudonyms during his life, including Elston Gunn and Jack Frost.

In August of 1979, Bob Dylan released his first studio album since becoming a Christian. Since then, he has released many great rock Christian songs such as ‘Knockin’ on Heaven’s Door’ and ‘Gotta Serve Somebody’.

A lot of people don’t like the road, but it’s as natural to me as breathing. Bob Dylan

Bob Dylan was once part of a band known as ‘The Traveling Wilburys’. He played in the band with other well-known artists like Tom Petty, George Harrison, and Roy Orbison.

Two of Bob Dylan’s most well-liked songs are ‘I Shall Be Released’ and ‘Visions of Johanna’.

Besides being a musician, Dylan also starred in a few movies.

Dylan is currently touring on his ‘Never-Ending Tour’.

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