Bob Dylan Turns 75: Celebrate His Birthday With 75 Lesser-Known Gems, Alternates Takes & More
Bob Dylan celebrates his birthday today (May 24), and it's a milestone for the singer-songwriter: His 75th.
There's no need to restate Bob Dylan's influence -- he's the greatest songwriter of the rock era and his impact extends well beyond music. It's no exaggeration to say he helped shape American culture as a whole for the second half of the 20th century.
The man has many recognizable songs, either made famous by his own versions or through other people's covers.
But for his 75th, we're looking past the big hits and famous album tracks to highlight some lesser-known gems (that are available on Spotify) in his catalog. Below, we rounded up 75 less-celebrated compositions, alternate takes, live versions, soundtrack songs and duets with other artists (did you know he contributed a 10-second rap to a Kurtis Blow song?!) so you can experience another side of the birthday boy.
Check it out below.