Bob Dylan

~ Person


Bob is a member of SESAC, with member #102201
ASCAP has two listings for Bob Dylan: 1 and 2.

The following works are not Bob Dylan works:
* Abraham's Altar - fake
* Apollo's Love - fake
* As It Is Before - by Earth Opera, not Dylan
* Babylon - actual title is "Belchezaar", by Johnny Cash
* Bacon Fat - written and performed by The Band, without Dylan
* Be Careful of Stones That You Throw - traditional, not by Dylan
* Butcher's Crew - fake
* Celebration for a Passage of Time - by Earth Opera, not Dylan
* Coast to Coast Blues - "Barry Goldberg" is *not* a pseudonym for Bob Dylan
* Cow Pie (or anything else related to The Masked Marauders) - the voice is a Bob Dylan impersonator, and Dylan did not write anything on that album
* Daddy’s Going on One More Ride - by Shel Silverstein
* Death by Fire - by Earth Opera, not Dylan
* Death Letter Blues - traditional, not by Dylan
* Forever My Darling - actual title is "Pledging My Love", by Ferdinand Washington & Don Robey
* Friday - hoax; actually by Clarence Jey and Patrice Wilson
* If You Think I've Lost You (You're As Wrong As Can Be) - by Jerry West, some liners had a misprint incorrectly crediting it to Dylan
* I’ll Be Around - actual title is "I'm Glad I Got to See You Once Again", by Don Gibson, not by Dylan (and not by Alex Wilder, as some sources claim)
* I'm Glad I Got to See You Once Again - by Don Gibson
* I Need Your Love - by Bobby Dee Waxman
* I Wish It Would Rain - by Norman Whitfield, Barrett Strong, and Roger Penzabene
* Mad Lydia's Waltz - by Earth Opera, not Dylan
* Mr. Ragamuffin Man - actual title is "Ragamuffin Man", by Manfred Mann
* No Compassion - fake
* One More Time - actual title is "Daddy's Going On One More Ride", by Shel Silverstein
* One More Year - actual title is "(One More Year of) Daddy's Little Girl", by Hazel Smith
* Pneumonia Ceilings - hoax; this supposed 1966 Bob Dylan, John Lennon, and Paul McCartney collaboration never actually happened.
* Police State - hoax, non-existant work
* Prisoner of Love - hoax; supposedly from the "The Masked Marauders" release, but this song never existed. Not to be confused with another song also titled "Prisoner of Love", which has not been confirmed, but was supposed to have been written and recorded in 1987 as a collaboration between Dylan and Bono.
* Ramblin' Woman Blues - aka "Ramblin' Woman"; by George Harrison, not Dylan
* Rio - hoax, Dylan had no involvement with this song; by Michael Nesmith
* Snow Over Interstate 80 - hoax, non-existant work
* Stormy Season - hoax, non-existant work
* Stuck Inside the Twilight Zone - hoax
* Talkin' Lobbyist - actual title is "Talkin' Inflation Blues", by Tom Glazer
* The Big Flood - actual title is "Tupelo", by John Lee Hooker
* The Fire Starter - fake
* The Iron Lady - by Phil Ochs
* Time and Again - by Earth Opera, not Dylan
* Titus Andronicus - hoax
* To Care At All - by Earth Opera, not Dylan
* Up On The Hill - fake
* When a Fellow's Out of a Job - by Grant Rogers & John Barnes
* When You Give Me Your Love - hoax, non-existant work
* When You Were Full of Wonder - by Earth Opera, not Dylan
* Woodstock Yule - hoax; non-existant song
* We Just Disagree - by J. Krueger
* Snakeskin Blues - hoax
* Still the Same - by Bob Seger, not Bob Dylan
* Fear, Hate, Envy, and Jealousy - by Art Neville & Cyril Neville
* The Fire Starter - hoax
* Freewheelin' - hoax
* Runnin' - by Floyd Tillman
* Hard Times Blues - hoax; not to be confused with Hard Times or Hard Times in New York Town
* (High on a) Mountain of Love - by Harold Dorman

Work info for works not yet listed for Bob Dylan:
* 900 Miles - writer: traditional
* A-11 - writer: Hank Cochran
* Acne - writer: Eric Von Schmidt
* A Fool Such As I - writer: Bill Trader
* Alligator Man - writer: Jimmy ‘C’ Newman & Floyd Chance
* Annie’s Going To Sing Her Song - writer: Tom Paxton
* Annie’s Song - writer: John Denver
* Ballad Of Ira Hayes - writer: Peter LaFarge
* Be Careful Of Stones That You Throw - writer: Bonnie Dodd
* Belshazzar - writer: Johnny Cash
* Big Boss Man - writer: Luther Dixon & Al Smith
* Black Muddy River - writer: Robert Hunter & Jerry Garcia
* Blue Bonnet Girl - writer: Glenn Spencer
* Blue Monday - writer: Dave Bartholomew
* Blue Moon Of Kentucky - writer: Bill Monroe
* Boom Boom Mancini - writer: Warren Zevon
* Boppin’ The Blues - writer: Griffin & Perkins
* Branded Man - writer: Merle Haggard
* Bright Lights, Big City - writer: Jimmy Reed
* Buffalo Skinners - writer: Traditional, arranger: Woody Guthrie
* But I Forgive You - writer: Tampa Red
* Buzz, Buzz, Buzz - writer: Byrd & Gray
* Can’t Lose What You Ain’t ever Had - writer: McKinley Morganfield
* Carrying a Torch - writer: Van Morrison
* Carry Me Carrie - writer: Shel Silverstein
* Casey Jones - writer: Wallace Saunders & Lawrence Seibert
* Chain Gang - writer: Sam Cooke
* Come a Little Bit Closer - writer: Tommy Boyce & Bobby Hart & Wes Farrell
* Come Back Baby (One More Time) - writer: Billy Lee Riley
* Crazy Love - writer: Van Morrison
* Crossroads - writer: Robert Johnson
* Cupid - writer: Sam Cooke
* Daddy’s Going On One More Ride - writer: Shel Silverstein
* Dear Mrs Roosevelt - writer: Woody Guthrie
* Death Letter Blues - writer: Son House
* Deep Elem Blues - writer: Traditional
* Devilish Mary - writer: Traditional & Bess Lomax Hawes
* Dire Wolf - writer: Robert Hunter & Jerry Garcia
* Dizzy Miss Lizzy - writer: Larry Williams
* Doney Gal - writer: Traditional
* Don’t Go Home With Your Hard-On - writer: Leonard Cohen
* Don’t Let Your Deal Go Down - writer: Traditional
* Don’t Start Me Talkin’ - writer: Sonny Boy Williamson II
* Easy Loving - writer: Freddie Hart
* El Paso - writer: Marty Robbins
* Everybody’s Crying Mercy - writer: Mose Allison
* Fare Thee Well - writer: Traditional
* Fishin’ Blues - writer: Henry Thomas
* Five Feet High And Rising - writer: Johnny Cash
* Four Strong Winds - writer: Ian Tyson
* Get Out Of Denver - writer: Bob Seger
* Go Bring Me Back My Blue-Eyed Boy - writer: Traditional, arranged by Carl Sandburg
* Go Down, Moses - writer: Traditional
* Go Tell It On The Mountain - writer: Traditional
* Gotta Do My Time - writer: Unknown
* Go Way From My Window - writer: John Jacob Niles
* Grand Coulee Dam - writer: Woody Guthrie
* Hangknot, Slipknot - writer: Woody Guthrie
* Hava Negeilah - writer: Traditional
* Hazy Shade Of Winter - writer: Paul Simon
* Hello Stranger - writer: A.P. Carter
* Hills Of Mexico - writer: Traditional
* I Believe I’ll Dust My Broom - writer: Traditional
* I Can’t Turn You Loose - writer: Otis Redding
* I Don’t Hurt Anymore - writer: Don Robertson & Jack Rollins
* I Don’t Want To Hang Up My Rock ‘n’ Roll Shoes - writer: Chuck Willis
* If You Need Me - writer: Bateman & Pickett & Sanders
* Iko Iko - writer: James “Sugar Boy” Crawford
* I’m Your Hoochie Coochie Man - writer: Willie Dixon
* I Want My Milk (I Want It Now) - writer: Woody Guthrie
* The Boxer - writer: Paul Simon
* The End Of The Innocence - writer: Don Henley & Bruce Hornsby
* The French Girl - writer: Ian Tyson & Sylvia Fricker
* The Girl I Left Behind - writer: Traditional
* The Great Divide - writer: Sara Carter Bayes
* The Harder They Come - writer: Jimmy Cliff
* The Heart That You Own - writer: Dwight Yoakam
* They Gotta Quit Kickin’ My Dog Aroun’ - writer: Traditional
* I’m In The Mood / I’m In The Mood For Love - if from the Basement Tapes, it's I'm in the Mood. If it's from a bootleg of a show in the 1980's, it's I’m In The Mood For Love
* In the Summertime - if the recording is from a 1985 (often mislabeled 1984) recording session/outtake, it is this work by Ray Dorset. (There were 4 different takes of that song at that session. All are in circulation.) Otherwise, it is this work by Bob Dylan.

Translated works and other variations:
COMO UNA MUJER T-042.669.149-7
LEVEN NA DE DOOD T-900.485.700-5
POLLETEEK EN LEIVE T-900.485.703-8

Other works not yet in the list:

BOVENAAN T-900.485.702-7
CRIMES OF FREEDOM T-070.249.969-1
I KNOW ALLA YA T-071.276.397-7
IN A STATION T-070.250.279-1
LETS ROLL EM T-060.723.795-5
RASTLOS T-903.593.090-6
SHES MY BABY T-070.250.118-5
SHOUTIN GROUND T-071.215.696-1
SUNDAY MORNING T-904.309.198-1
TELL ME IT ISNT TIME T-070.250.247-3
U T-906.352.609-0
WE CAN TALK T-070.250.343-2
WIND OF CHANGE T-070.250.358-9

Annotation last modified on 2012-01-05 17:24 UTC.

Legal name: Robert Allen Zimmerman


Bob Dylan (/ˈdɪlən/; born Robert Allen Zimmerman, May 24, 1941) is an American songwriter, singer, artist, and writer. He has been influential in popular music and culture for more than five decades. Much of his most celebrated work dates from the 1960s when his songs chronicled social unrest. Early songs such as "Blowin' in the Wind" and "The Times They Are a-Changin'" became anthems for the American civil rights and anti-war movements. Leaving behind his initial base in the American folk music revival, his six-minute single "Like a Rolling Stone", recorded in 1965, enlarged the range of popular music.

Dylan's lyrics incorporate a wide range of political, social, philosophical, and literary influences. They defied existing pop music conventions and appealed to the burgeoning counterculture. Initially inspired by the performances of Little Richard and the songwriting of Woody Guthrie, Robert Johnson, and Hank Williams, Dylan has amplified and personalized musical genres. His recording career, spanning more than 50 years, has explored the traditions in American song—from folk, blues, and country to gospel, rock and roll, and rockabilly to English, Scottish, and Irish folk music, embracing even jazz and the Great American Songbook. Dylan performs with guitar, keyboards, and harmonica. Backed by a changing lineup of musicians, he has toured steadily since the late 1980s on what has been dubbed the Never Ending Tour. His accomplishments as a recording artist and performer have been central to his career, but songwriting is considered his greatest contribution.

Since 1994, Dylan has published six books of drawings and paintings, and his work has been exhibited in major art galleries. As a musician, Dylan has sold more than 100 million records, making him one of the best-selling artists of all time. He has also received numerous awards including eleven Grammy Awards, a Golden Globe Award, and an Academy Award. Dylan has been inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, Minnesota Music Hall of Fame, Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame, and Songwriters Hall of Fame. The Pulitzer Prize jury in 2008 awarded him a special citation for "his profound impact on popular music and American culture, marked by lyrical compositions of extraordinary poetic power." In May 2012, Dylan received the Presidential Medal of Freedom from President Barack Obama. In October 2016, he was awarded the Nobel Prize in Literature, the second to receive this honor for songwriting. To date however, Dylan has neither acknowledged the Nobel award, nor returned calls from the committee.

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Album + Compilation

Year Title Artist RatingReleases
2001 The Best of Bob Dylan, Volumes 1 & 2 Bob Dylan 1
2002 Early Dylan: 61/62 Compilation Bob Dylan 1
2002 From the Heart Vol.1 Bob Dylan 1
2004 Lovesick Bob Dylan 1
2005 Bob Dylan's American Journey: 1956-1966 Bob Dylan 1
2006 Blues Bob Dylan 1
2006 Tell Ol' Bill Sessions Bob Dylan 1
2007 Dylan Bob Dylan 8
2007 Like Marlon Brando (Performing Artist: Vol 2) Bob Dylan 1
2007 Ten Million in a Week (Performing Artist: Vol 1) Bob Dylan 1
2007 The Naked Empire Bob Dylan 1
2008 The Bootleg Series, Volume 8: Tell Tale Signs: Rare and Unreleased 1989–2006 Bob Dylan 11
2008 His Greatest Songs Bob Dylan 1
2009 Playlist: The Very Best of Bob Dylan '60s Bob Dylan 1
2009 The Collection Bob Dylan 1
2009 2cd: Highway 61 Revisited / Blonde on Blonde Bob Dylan 1
2009 Mixin' Up the Medicine Bob Dylan & The Band 1
2009 Playlist: The Very Best of Bob Dylan 70’s Bob Dylan 1
2010 The Essential Bob Dylan 1
2010 The Original Mono Recordings Bob Dylan 3
2010 The Bootleg Series, Volume 9: The Witmark Demos: 1962–1964 Bob Dylan 2
2010 The Best of the Original Mono Recordings Bob Dylan 1
2010 The Wild and Rambling Boy 1961-1962 Bob Dylan 1
2011 Pure Dylan Bob Dylan 1
2011 Beyond Here Lies Nothin': The Collection Bob Dylan 1
2012 The 50th Anniversary Collection: The Copyright Extension Collection, Volume I Bob Dylan 2
2012 A Long Time a Growin' Bob Dylan 1
2012 The Real Bob Dylan Bob Dylan 1
2013 Another Self Portrait (1969-1971): The Bootleg Series, Volume 10 Bob Dylan 3
2013 The Very Best of Bob Dylan 2
2013 Side Tracks Bob Dylan 2
2013 The Complete Album Collection, Volume 1 Bob Dylan 1
2013 50th Anniversary Collection: 1963 Bob Dylan 2
2013 Voices of a Generation Bob Dylan & Joan Baez 1
2014 Influence, Vol. 2: I Was Young When I Left Home Bob Dylan 1
2014 Playlist: The very best of bob dylan Bob Dylan 1
2014 The Bootleg Series, Vol. 11: The Basement Tapes Raw Bob Dylan and The Band 2
2014 The Bootleg Series, Vol. 11: The Basement Tapes Complete Bob Dylan & The Band 1
2014 50th Anniversary Collection: 1964 Bob Dylan 2
2014 The Singer and the Song Johnny Cash & Bob Dylan 1
2015 The Original Basement Tape Bob Dylan & The Hawks 1
2015 The Cutting Edge 1965–1966: The Bootleg Series, Vol. 12 Bob Dylan 4
2015 50th Anniversary Collection: 1965 Bob Dylan 1
2016 Dylan Revisited: All Time Best Bob Dylan 1
Greatest Songs Bob Dylan 1
Hard Times In New York City Bob Dylan 1
Special Collection Bob Dylan 1
Ten of Swords Bob Dylan 1
The Complete Recording Sessions Bob Dylan & Mark Knopfler 1
The Freewheelin' Bob Dylan + Nashville Skyline (2 CD Set) Bob Dylan 1
The Genuine Basement Tapes, Volume 4 Bob Dylan 1
The Genuine Bootleg Series, Volume 4 - Fourth Time Around Bob Dylan 1
The Roar of a Wave Bob Dylan 1 1

Album + Compilation + Live

Year Title Artist RatingReleases
1993 Food for Your Ears Bob Dylan 1
1996 Big Bob and Holding Company Bob Dylan 1
1997 A Highway of Diamonds, Volume 2: TV Performances 93-97 Bob Dylan 1
2000 Genuine Live 1966 Bob Dylan 2
2007 For Somebody By Somebody (Performing Artist: Vol 3) Bob Dylan 1
2016 Live On Air: Volume One Bob Dylan 1
Friends Will Arrive, Friends Will Disappear Bob Dylan 1
Rare Live Performances of the Sixties, Vol.1 Bob Dylan 1
Rare Live Performances of the Sixties, Vol.3 Bob Dylan 1

Album + Live

Year Title Artist RatingReleases
1974 Before the Flood Bob Dylan & The Band 10
1976 Hard Rain Bob Dylan 5
1978 At Budokan Bob Dylan 6
1978 1978-06-20: Earl's Court: Earl's Court, London, England, UK Bob Dylan 1
1980 1978-04-01: Beyond the Shadow of a Doubt: Randwick Park, Sydney, Australia Bob Dylan 1
1984 Real Live Bob Dylan 3 4
1985 Gaslight Tapes Bob Dylan 5 5
1988 Halloween Mask Bob Dylan 1
1988 Live in England, May 1966 Bob Dylan & The Band 1
1989 Documents of Bob Dylan 1 Bob Dylan 2
1989 Documents of Bob Dylan 2 Bob Dylan 1
1989 Documents of Bob Dylan 3 Bob Dylan 2
1989 Documents of Bob Dylan 4 Bob Dylan 2
1989 Dylan & the Dead Bob Dylan & Grateful Dead 7
1989 hard rain Bob Dylan 1
1990 Now Ain't the Time for Your Tears Bob Dylan 2
1990 Precious Memories Bob Dylan 2
1990 The Born Again Music Bob Dylan 1
1991 1962-07-02: Finjan Club, Montréal, QC, Canada Bob Dylan 2
1991 Bob Dylan & The Hawks Play Fucking Loud! Bob Dylan 1
1991 Border Beneath the Sun Bob Dylan 2
1991 Duelling Banjos Bob Dylan & Tom Petty 1
1991 Rare Live Performances of the Sixties: The History Series, Volume II Bob Dylan 1
1992 Tangled Up in Blue Bob Dylan 2
1992 1987-07-04: Orbiting Uvula: Sullivan Stadium, Foxboro, MA, USA Bob Dylan & Grateful Dead 1
1992 1988-06-10: San Francisco Bay Blues: Greek Theatre, Berkeley, CA, USA Bob Dylan 1
1992 Folksingers Choice Bob Dylan 1
1992 Golden Vanity Bob Dylan 1
1992 Stadiums of the Damned Bob Dylan 1
1992 The French Girl Bob Dylan & Grateful Dead 1
1993 Before the Flood and After the Fire Bob Dylan 1
1993 Positively 4th Street Bob Dylan 1
1993 Tell It Like It Is Bob Dylan 1
1994 1993-02-17: The Never Ending Tour: Muziekcentrum Frits Philips, Eindhoven, Netherlands Bob Dylan 1
1994 1994-08-14: Woodstock 1994: Woodstock '94, North Stage, Saugerties, NY, USA Bob Dylan 1
1994 Hard Times in Alabama Bob Dylan 1
1994 Studs Terkel's Wax Museum Bob Dylan 2
1994 The Banjo Tape & NYC Town Hall Bob Dylan 1

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