New Delhi: Born as Robert Allen Zimmerman, American musician Bob Dylan has turned 71 today. A hugely influential figure in American popular culture, Bob Dylan at times is described as one of the key people behind creating a social unrest of early 70s.
Some of his songs such as 'Blowing in the Wind' and 'The Times' were treated as the vocal interpretation of civil rights, and anti-war movements. 'Like a Rolling Stone' was among those songs that changed the worlds for many radical youths.
He was probably the only lyricist who had such a variety of political, social, philosophical, and literary perspectives to offer.
A recording career spanning over 50 years, Dylan has explored everything from blues to folks to jazz. ...more
11:21 AM, May 24, 2012