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Birthday Bumps: Bob Dylan turns 70

  • Birthday Bumps: Bob Dylan turns 70
  • The man requires no introduction, his music speaks for itself. Bob Dylan the legendary singer born on May 24, 1941 turns 70 today. Wishing the legendary singer the best on his birthday...

    In the picture: Folk singers Joan Baez and Bob Dylan perform during a civil rights rally on August 28, 1963 in Washington D.C.

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  • Birthday Bumps: Bob Dylan turns 70
  • Robert Allen Zimmerman popularly known as Bob Dylan was not only a singer, he was a fabulous lyricist, poet and a painter.
  • Birthday Bumps: Bob Dylan turns 70
  • Dylan trained himself to play the guitar and piano. After singing in high school bands, clubs Dylan was signed on by Columbia Records in October for his first album which released in early 1962.

    In the picture: Bob Dylan and singer, songwriter Joan Baez in Embankment Gardens, London.
  • Birthday Bumps: Bob Dylan turns 70
  • Bob Dylan married Sara Lowndes in 1965 with whom he had four children. The couple divorced in 1977.

    In the picture: Bob Dylan arriving at the airport with his wife Sara.
  • Birthday Bumps: Bob Dylan turns 70
  • Dylan came with his second album 'The Freewheelin' Bob Dylan'. It consisted the 1960s anthem "Blowin' in the Wind".

    In the picture: Bob Dylan plays acoustic guitar and sings on stage during his performance at the Isle Of Wight rock festival, Woodside Bay.
  • Birthday Bumps: Bob Dylan turns 70
  • In 1966, Dylan crashed his motorbike and was seriously injured. Although the extent of his injuries were never disclosed it is said that he broke several vertebrae in his neck. Dylan did not tour for eight years after that.

    In the picture: Bob Dylan and actress Jessica Lange pose for photographers during the conference for the movie 'Masked and Anonymous' at the Sundance Film Festival.
  • Birthday Bumps: Bob Dylan turns 70
  • Dylan and Johnny Cash sang a duet together in Nashville Skyline(1969) and he later appeared in the first episode of Johnny Cash's TV series.

    In the picture: Bob Dylan singing for MTV: Unplugged.
  • Birthday Bumps: Bob Dylan turns 70
  • Bob Dylan was signed to write and compose songs for Sam Peckinpah's film 'Pat Garrett' and 'Billy the Kid'. He was involved in the music for about 333 films, television series, short films and documentaries.
  • Birthday Bumps: Bob Dylan turns 70
  • In 1985, Dylan had a daughter from his second marriage to Carol Denis and they named her Desiree Gabrielle Dennis-Dylan. Carol was a backup singer who formerly worked with him. Only to part way with her after six years.



    In the picture: Bob Dylan performs at a live concert in Madrid.
  • Birthday Bumps: Bob Dylan turns 70
  • He was voted the second Greatest Rock 'n' Roll Artist of all time by Rolling Stone.
  • Birthday Bumps: Bob Dylan turns 70
  • Dylan and Baez were both prominent in the civil rights movement, singing together at the march in Washington in August 1963.

    In the picture: Bob Dylan performs with an acoustic guitar on stage, 1984.
  • Birthday Bumps: Bob Dylan turns 70
  • Dylan was graced with the Grammy, Goldern Globe and the Academy award over the years as a songwriter and musician.

    In the picture: Carlos Santana and Bob Dylan at the 42nd Annual Grammy Awards.
  • Birthday Bumps: Bob Dylan turns 70
  • Dylan is listed on the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame, and Songwriters Hall of Fame.

    In the picture: Bob Dylan performs onstage during the 37th AFI Life Achievement Award: A Tribute to Michael Douglas at Sony Pictures.
  • Birthday Bumps: Bob Dylan turns 70
  • In 2008 a road was named after Dylan. It was called the 'Bob Dylan Pathway' in the singer's honor in his birthplace of Duluth, Minnesota.

    In the picture: Musician Bob Dylan and the bands The Avett Brothers and Mumford and Sons perform onstage during The 53rd Annual Grammy Awards held at Staples Center on February 13, 2011.
  • Birthday Bumps: Bob Dylan turns 70
  • In the picture: Paul Green, President Halcyon Gallery, views 'Two Sisters' at the Bob Dylan on Canvas Exhibition at Halcyon Gallery on February 10, 2010 in London, England. The show debuts the music legend's first-ever paintings on canvas.
  • Birthday Bumps: Bob Dylan turns 70
  • Dylan was voted the seventh greatest singer of the rock era in 2008 by the Rolling Stone magazine.

    In the picture: A guitar signed by Bob Dylan is seen ahead of the Pop Memorabilia auction at Christie's South Kensington.
  • Birthday Bumps: Bob Dylan turns 70
  • Birthday Bumps: Bob Dylan turns 70
  • Birthday Bumps: Bob Dylan turns 70
  • Birthday Bumps: Bob Dylan turns 70
  • Birthday Bumps: Bob Dylan turns 70
  • Birthday Bumps: Bob Dylan turns 70
  • Birthday Bumps: Bob Dylan turns 70
  • Birthday Bumps: Bob Dylan turns 70
  • Birthday Bumps: Bob Dylan turns 70
  • Birthday Bumps: Bob Dylan turns 70
  • Birthday Bumps: Bob Dylan turns 70
  • Birthday Bumps: Bob Dylan turns 70
  • Birthday Bumps: Bob Dylan turns 70
  • Birthday Bumps: Bob Dylan turns 70
  • Birthday Bumps: Bob Dylan turns 70
  • Birthday Bumps: Bob Dylan turns 70