HOW THE TIMES CHANGED



  HOW THE TIMES CHANGED  
1941, 24 May | Robert Allan Zimmerman is 
born in Minnesota to Lithanian and Russian 
immigrants 
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1961, | Arrives in New York City to sing at 
cafe Wha?
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 => Meets Woody Guthrie, his lifelong idol
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 => Signs his first record contract with Columbia
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 => Writes 'Blowin' in the wind', his most famous
work to date
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1963  | Releases second album, the 
'Freewheelin' Bob dylan', an instant classic
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1964  | 'The times they are a-changin' 
releases, cementing his reputation as a 
protest singer
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1965  | Dylan marries Sara Lownds in a 
ceremony attended by two people
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1966  | Is called 'Judas' for using an electric guitar
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1969  | They youngest of Bob and Sara's four 
children, Jakob, is born. He's grown up to be 
a musician in his own right
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1971  | Plays an all-star concert for 
Bangladesh refugees at Madison Square
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1977  | Sara files for divorce, citing Bob 
Dylan's "bizarre behaviour"
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1978  | The Jesus phase. Silver cross thrown 
on stage. Dylan says King of kings and Lord 
of lords appeared to him
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1980  | Starts another tour, spreads 
evangelical messages, doesn't sell well
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 => Wins first Grammy. Thanks the lord for it.
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1985  | Contributes four lines to 'We are 
the world'
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1988  | The never-ending tour begins in 
Concord, California
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1990  | Plays his longest ever gig, in 
Connecticut, 50 songs in over 5 hours
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1991  | Wins lifetime achievement award at 
the Grammys
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1997  | Plays for the Pope, because " You 
don't say no to the Vatican"
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1998  | Plays his 1000th show of the 
never-ending tour in Montreaux
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2001  | Wins an Oscar for 'Things have 
changed'
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2004  | Shocks fans by appearing in a 
Victoria's Secret Commercial
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2011  | Plays drab gigs in communist 
Vietnam and China, sparking protests 
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