Bob Dylan is one of the highly influential, singer/songwriters of his era. The innovator of the folk-rock style took his stage name from poet Dylan Thomas. Bob Dylan was born Robert Zimmerman on May 24, 1941 in Duluth, Minnesota.
In April of 1965 he charted his first Billboard Hot 100 single, SUBTERRANEAN HOMESICK BLUES on Columbia Records. The single would chart at #39 on the Hot 100. His second chart hit made its debut on July 24, 1965 and became his biggest hit single ever…LIKE A ROLLING STONE charted at #2 and held that spot for 2 weeks. The single remained on the Hot 100 for 12 weeks. The flip-side of the single record was…GATES OF EDEN, it did not chart.
That was just the beginning…LIKE A ROLLING STONE won a Grammy: Hall of Fame Award, the song was choosen for induction into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and the Rolling Stone magazine has made it, its #1 song on their list of the 500 Greatest Songs of rock and roll.
The “GOLDEN ERA OF ROCK AND ROLL IS PLEASED TO PRESENT THIS CLASSIC…BOB DYLAN…RECORDING FROM 1965…”LIKE A ROLLING STONE” and “GATES OF EDEN”.
Till the next time—Joe