Bob Dylan Actually Plays 'Free Bird' After Fan Request: Watch

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Bob Dylan performs at Bayfront Festival Park on July 9, 2013 in Duluth, Minn.

Screaming a request for Lynyrd Skynyrd's "Free Bird" is about the epitome of any obnoxious rock concert cliché. Typically the band ignores it and just plays on. But Bob Dylan? No sir. 

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At a show at the Greek Theater in Berkeley, California, this past weekend, Dylan and his band accommodated the request and closed their set with the rock classic.

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It's no surprise that they did it justice, too. 

Dylan's well acquainted with covers, of course. His most recent album, Fallen Angels, which was released in March, features covers of 12 classic American songs -- maybe he figured "Free Bird" would fit right in. 

Watch a fan-shot video here: