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August 26, 1970

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On this day in 1970, Jimi Hendrix opened the doors to Electric Lady Studios. Located in New York’s Greenwich Village, at 52 West 8th Street, the building was once a [...]

April 20, 1971

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On this day in 1971, Five friends atending San Rafael High School in California coin the term “4:20” as a euphemism for smoking pot. April 20th became a popular [...]

April 11, 1961

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On this day in 1961, Bob Dylan performed for the first time at Gerde’s Folk City in Greenwich Village. Dylan opened for John Lee Hooker and played his new song, [...]

March 15, 1982

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On this day in 1982, the Songwriters Hall Of Fame, who formed in 1969, finally decided to let Bob Dylan [...]

March 7, 1985

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On this day in 1985, The song ‘We are the World’ was released. Written by Michael Jackson and Lionel Richie, it was recorded for charity purposes to support the battle [...]

September 12, 1970

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On this day in 1970, The Woody Guthrie tribute concert took place at the Hollywood Bowl in Los Angeles. Performers included Bob Dylan, Judy Collins, Richie Havens and Joan [...]

August 9, 1964

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On this day in 1964, Bob Dylan and Joan Baez share the stage for the first time, singing ‘With God On Our Side’ at the Newport Folk [...]

August 2, 1962

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On this day in 1962, a mysterious folk singer named Robert Zimmerman legally changed his name to Bob [...]

March 23, 1972

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Today in 1972, the first global benefit concert was held in New York. The Concert for Bangladesh featured George Harrison, Bob Dylan and Eric Clapton and raised $243,418.51 [...]

February 8, 1975

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Today in 1975, Bob Dylan’s 15th studio record, Blood on the Tracks, hit No. 1 on the U.S. charts. The album, which marked his second No. 1 record, would be [...]
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