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Bob Dylan And The Band - 100% match to Bob Dylan

Genres: Pop / Rock
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Neil Young - 36% match to Bob Dylan

Genres: Country & Bluegrass Documentaries Music Videos & Concerts Pop / Rock Soundtracks
Decades Active: 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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12 November 1945, Toronto, Ontario, Canada. Although Young maintains he had a happy childhood he contracted polio when he was 6 and throughout his teenage years he suffered the disintegration of his parents’ marriage (his father, Scott Young, was a hugely prolific sports writer and novelist). Having moved to Winnipeg as a child, Young began his enigmatic career as a mem Read more

The Band - 34% match to Bob Dylan

Genres: Country & Bluegrass Documentaries Jazz Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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When the Band emerged in 1968 with Music From Big Pink, they were already a seasoned and cohesive unit. Four of the band, Robbie Robertson (Jaime Robert Robertson, 5 July 1943, Toronto, Ontario, Canada; guitar/vocals), Richard Manuel (b. 3 April 1943, Stratford, Ontario, Canada, d. 4 March 1986, Winter Park, Florida, USA; piano, drums, vocals), Garth Hudson (b. Eric Garth Hu Read more

Lou Reed - 27% match to Bob Dylan

Genres: Music Videos & Concerts Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Lewis Allen Rabinowitz, 2 March 1942, Brooklyn, New York City, New York, USA. A member of several high-school bands, Reed made his recording debut with the Shades in 1957. Their ‘So Blue’ enjoyed brief notoriety when played by influential disc jockey Murray The K, but was lost in the multitude of independent singles released in this period. Having graduated from Sy Read more

Van Morrison - 27% match to Bob Dylan

Genres: Blues Country & Bluegrass Folk Pop / Rock R&B / Soul
Decades Active: 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Woody Guthrie - 27% match to Bob Dylan

Genres: Country & Bluegrass Folk Pop / Rock Spoken Word
Decades Active: 1950s 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Woodrow Wilson Guthrie, 14 July 1912, Okemah, Oklahoma, USA, d. 3 October 1967, New York City, New York, USA. A major figure of America’s folk heritage, Guthrie was raised in a musical environment and achieved proficiency on harmonica as a child. Though his family was relatively prosperous during his early years (his father Charley was a land speculator), by the age of Read more

Leonard Cohen - 25% match to Bob Dylan

Genres: Folk Music Videos & Concerts Pop / Rock World Music
Decades Active: 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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21 September 1934, Montreal, Quebec, Canada. A graduate in English Literature from McGill and Columbia Universities, Cohen first made an impression as a novelist. The Favorite Game (1963) and Beautiful Losers (1966) offered the mixture of sexual and spiritual longing, despair and black humour, prevalent in his lyrics. Two early songs, ‘Suzanne’ and ‘Priests Read more

The Rolling Stones - 24% match to Bob Dylan

Genres: Blues Documentaries Music Theme Music Videos & Concerts Pop / Rock World Music
Decades Active: 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Originally billed as the Rollin’ Stones, the first line-up of this immemorial English 60s unit was a nucleus of Mick Jagger (Michael Philip Jagger, 26 July 1943, Dartford, Kent, England; vocals), Keith Richards (b. 18 December 1943, Dartford, Kent, England; guitar), Brian Jones (b. Lewis Brian Hopkin-Jones, 28 February 1942, Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, England, d. 3 Ju Read more

Bruce Springsteen - 23% match to Bob Dylan

Genres: Country & Bluegrass Folk Holiday & Seasonal Music & Radio Music Theme Music Videos & Concerts Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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23 September 1949, Long Branch, New Jersey, USA. As the world’s greatest living rock ‘n’ roll star, Bruce Springsteen has unconsciously proved former Rolling Stone critic Jon Landau totally correct. Landau appeared smug and brave when he made the arrogant statement in 1974, ‘I saw rock ‘n’ roll future, and its name is Bruce Springsteen’.

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The Velvet Underground - 22% match to Bob Dylan

Genres: Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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The antithesis of late-60s west coast love and peace, New York, USA’s the Velvet Underground portrayed a darker side to that era’s hedonism. Their pulsating drive married with intellectual precision and resulted in one of rock’s most innovative and lasting catalogues. Lou Reed (Lewis Allen Rabinowitz, 2 March 1942, Brooklyn, New York City, New York, USA; guita Read more

Dave Van Ronk - 21% match to Bob Dylan

Genres: Blues Folk
Decades Active: 1950s 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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David Van Ronk, 30 June 1936, Brooklyn, New York City, New York, USA, d. 10 February 2002, New York, USA. Van Ronk was a leading light of the Greenwich Village folk scene in the 60s, acting as a mentor to the young Bob Dylan. After a spell in the merchant marines Van Ronk became a professional performer in the mid-50s. Highly proficient on the guitar and banjo, his first lov Read more

The Byrds - 21% match to Bob Dylan

Genres: Country & Bluegrass Folk Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Originally formed as a trio, the Jet Set, this seminal band featured Jim (Roger) McGuinn (James Joseph McGuinn, 13 July 1942, Chicago, Illinois, USA; vocals/lead guitar), Gene Clark (b. Harold Eugene Clark, 17 November 1944, Tipton, Missouri, USA, d. 24 May 1991, Sherman Oaks, California, USA; vocals, tambourine, rhythm guitar) and David Crosby (b. David Van Cortlandt, 14 Au Read more

Tom Waits - 21% match to Bob Dylan

Genres: Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Thomas Alan Waits, 7 December 1949, Pomona, California, USA. A gifted lyricist, composer, raconteur and actor, Waits has enjoyed a long and fruitful career. The son of teachers, his parents separated when he was 11, leaving Tom and his sisters to be raised by his mother in the San Diego suburb of National City. He left school to work at a local pizza house, a period later ce Read more

Donovan - 20% match to Bob Dylan

Genres: Folk Pop / Rock World Music
Decades Active: 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Donovan Philips Leitch, 10 May 1946, Maryhill, Glasgow, Scotland. Uncomfortably labelled ‘Britain’s answer to Bob Dylan’ Donovan did not fit in well with the folk establishment. Instead, it was the pioneering UK television show Ready, Steady, Go! that adopted him, and from then on success was assured. His first single, ‘Catch The Wind’, launched a ca Read more

John Lennon - 20% match to Bob Dylan

Genres: Holiday & Seasonal Jazz Music Theme Pop / Rock Spoken Word
Decades Active: 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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John Winston Lennon, 9 October 1940, Liverpool, Lancashire, England, d. 8 December 1980, New York City, New York, USA. John Winston Ono Lennon has been exhumed in print more than any other popular musical figure, including the late Elvis Presley, of whom Lennon said that he ‘died when he went into the army’. Such was the cutting wit of a deeply loved and sadly miss Read more


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