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In what year was American singer-songwriter Bob Dylan born?
1941 - Bob was born on May 24, 1941.
What is Bob Dylan's birth name?
a. Robert Allen Zimmerman
b. Reginald Kenneth Dwight
c. Vincent Damon Furnier
d. Gordon Matthew Thomas Sumner
Robert Allen Zimmerman - Bob was raised in Hibbing, Minnesota.
Which of the following instruments does Bob Dylan not play?
Flute - Woody Guthrie is one of Dylan's idols.
Released in 1962, which of the following albums was Dylan's debut?
a. The Freewheelin' Bob Dylan
b. The Times They Are a-Changin'
c. Bringing It All Back Home
d. Bob Dylan
Bob Dylan - The album features only two original compositions by Dylan.
In what year was Bob Dylan inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame?
1988 - Bob was inducted into the Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame in 2002.
Released in 2003, Bob plays the role of rock legend Jack Fate in what 2003 comedy-drama film?
a. Paradise Cove
b. Eat the Document
c. Masked and Anonymous
d. Hearts of Fire
Masked and Anonymous - Masked and Anonymous was funded by the BBC.
Which Bob Dylan song opens with the lyric - "Well, it ain't no use to sit and wonder why, babe. Even you don't know by now..."?
a. She Belongs to Me
b. Don't Think Twice It's All Right
c. It's All Over Now, Baby Blue
d. Tangled Up in Blue
Don't Think Twice It's All Right - Released in 1963, Don't Think Twice It's All Right can be found on the album 'The Freewheelin' Bob Dylan'.
As of 2016, how many number one hits has Bob Dylan had on the Billboard Hot 100 Songs chart?
0 - The highest Bob has placed on the chart is at number two.
Which American rock band had a number one hit with a song Bob wrote entitled "Mr. Tambourine Man" in 1965?
a. The Byrds
b. The Mamas and the Papas
c. Buffalo Springfield
d. The Lovin' Spoonful
The Byrds - The Byrd's cover of the song reached number one on both the Billboard Hot 100 chart and the UK Singles Chart.
Which of the following Traveling Wilbury's songs did Bob contribute to the band?
a. Tweeter and the Monkey Man
b. Last Night
d. Handle with Care
Tweeter and the Monkey Man - Tweeter and the Monkey Man was released on the 1988 album 'Traveling Wilburys Vol. 1'.
Bob Dylan won a Grammy Award for Album of the Year with this LP in 1998.
b. Love and Theft
c. Modern Times
d. Time Out of Mind
Time Out of Mind - Time Out of Mind ranked at number 408 on Rolling Stone's list of the 500 Greatest Albums of All Time.
How many children does Bob Dylan have?
6 - Bob's children are Jakob Dylan, Jesse Dylan, Sam Dylan, Maria Dylan, Anna Dylan and Desiree Gabrielle Dennis-Dylan.
George Harrison recorded which Bob Dylan song for his "All Things Must Pass" LP in 1970?
a. My Sweet Lord
b. I Dig Love
c. Beware of Darkness
d. If Not For You
If Not For You - A triple LP, All Things Must Pass was Harrison's first solo work after the break-up of the Beatles.
Which of the following Bob Dylan albums reached number one on the Billboard 200 chart?
a. Highway 61 Revisited
b. Blood On The Tracks
c. John Wesley Harding
d. Slow Train Coming
Blood On The Tracks - Released in 1975, Blood On The Tracks was Bob's fifteenth studio album.
Which of the following songs, released by Bob Dylan, was originally recorded by Canadian folk artist Joni Mitchell in 1970?
a. Sarah Jane
b. Big Yellow Taxi
c. Lily of the West
d. Mr. Bojangles
Big Yellow Taxi - Bob Dylan's cover was released in 1973 on the LP 'Dylan'.
Which Dylan song opens with the lyric - "Come gather 'round people wherever you roam and admit that the waters around you have grown..."?
a. Masters of War
b. Desolation Row
c. Blowin' in the Wind
d. The Times They Are A-Changin'
The Times They Are A-Changin' - The Times They Are A-Changin' was ranked number 59 on Rolling Stone's 2004 list of the 500 Greatest Songs of All Time.
Which Bob Dylan album includes the songs "Just Like a Woman" and "Stuck Inside of Mobile with the Memphis Blues Again"?
a. Blonde on Blonde
b. The Freewheelin' Bob Dylan
c. Blood on the Tracks
d. Highway 61 Revisited
Blonde on Blonde - Blonde on Blonde was released in May of 1966.
What Bob Dylan song was listed as number one on the Rolling Stone's 500 Greatest Songs of All-time list?
a. Lay Lady Lay
b. Knockin' on Heaven's Door
c. Mr. Tambourine Man
d. Like a Rolling Stone
Like a Rolling Stone - Like a Rolling Stone was released on the album Highway 61 Revisited in 1965.
Which of the following songs was not recorded by Bob Dylan?
a. Forever Young
b. Harvest Moon
c. Masters of War
d. Tangled Up in Blue
Harvest Moon - Harvest Moon was recorded by Neil Young in 1992.
Which of the following albums was not released by Bob Dylan?
a. Bringing It All Back Home
b. Music from Big Pink
d. Hard Rain
Music from Big Pink - Released in 1968, Music from Big Pink is the Band's debut album.
Finish the title to this Bob Dylan hit - "Make You Feel...".
a. My Pain
b. My Love
c. My Misery
d. My Flame
My Love - Make You Feel My Love was released on Bob's 1997 album Time Out of Mind.
Dylan won an Academy Award for Best Original Song in 2000. What was the song?
b. Things Have Changed
c. It's Alright, Ma (I'm Only Bleeding)
d. Girl from the North Country
Things Have Changed - Recorded for the film, Wonder Boys.
Which of the following Bob Dylan songs charted the highest on Billboard's Hot 100 chart?
a. Subterranean Homesick Blues
b. Tangled Up In Blue
c. Gotta Serve Somebody
d. Knockin' On Heaven's Door
Knockin' On Heaven's Door - Knockin' On Heaven's Door reached position 12 in 1973.
As of 2016, how many Grammy Awards has Dylan won throughout his career?
11 - Bob received the Presidential Medal of Freedom in May of 2012.
A collection of prose poetry, Dylan published which book in 1971?
b. Don't Dream
d. The Prophet
Tarantula - Dylan has also published six books of drawings and paintings.
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