Tuesday, May 17, 2011

Dylan Turns 70

Happy Birthday
Bob Dylan celebrates his 70th birthday next Tuesday, May 24.

For more info about one of the most influential singer/songwriters of the second half of 20th century history -- and who's probably supplied at least one song to the soundtrack of your life -- find books and music @ your library.

Books for Adults and Teens
Chronicles: Volume One by Bob Dylan
Positively 4th Street by David Hajdu
Bob Dylan in America by Sean Wilentz
No Direction Home : The Life and Music of Bob Dylan by Robert Shelton

For Kids
Man Gave Names to All the Animals by Bob Dylan; Jim Arnosky (Illustrator)
When Bob [Dylan] Met Woody [Guthrie] : The Story of the Young Bob Dylan by Gary Golio; Marc Burckhardt (Illustrator)

For a quick list of Dylan CDs available for checkout, including great covers by others, click here.

There's all Dylan all the time at Rolling Stone online now and the print issue is up and coming.  Library subscribes.  Be there.

Surf's Up
Also visit the Rock Hall and Roll of Fame.

Photo Above
Dylan, Bob. Photograph. Encyclopedia Britannica Online Library Edition Web. 17 May 2011. Click here and use your EHPL library card to login.