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The Morning Show - With Jill Riley

Coffee Break: Songs for Bob Dylan's 82nd birthday

Bob Dylan
Bob Dylancourtesy the artist

by Jill Riley

May 24, 2023

Bob Dylan was born Robert Allen Zimmerman on May 24, 1941, in Duluth. He has since assembled a musical legacy among the greats, with beloved albums, awards and honors galore, movies, a museum in Oklahoma, and his Never Ending Tour.

Dylan is a strong enough performer that he owns the definitive version of many of his songs, but he’s also a strong enough songwriter that many folks have felt compelled to interpret his work. Today is about celebrating the songs of Bob Dylan, whether performed by him, or covered expertly by others.

For today’s 9:30 Coffee Break, which songs by Bob Dylan should we play?

Respond with your song ideas in the comments below.

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