Thursday, May 24, 2012

May 24 Birthday: Bob Dylan

Bob Dylan, musician, poet
May 24, 1941-

When Bob Met Woody: The Story of the Young Bob Dylan by Gary Golio, illustrated by Marc Burckhardt (Little, Brown Books for Young Readers, 2011)

Music has always been central to Bob Zimmerman’s aka Bob Dylan’s life. And when he heard recordings by Woody Guthrie, he knew he wanted to be like him—a singer- storyteller who made people think. Meeting his hero changed his life. Thank you, Woody. Thank you, Bob.

The official Bob Dylan website offers lyrics, sound files and tour dates.