Forty-nine years ago, on July 20, 1965, one of the greatest rock ‘n’ roll records was released.
Bob Dylan’s revolutionary “Like A Rolling Stone” soon raged from across the country, and the world was a different place.
Here, then, are some of Bob Dylan’s many performances of the song.
Live at Newport, July 25, 1965:
Forest Hills Tennis Stadium, Queens, NY, August 28, 1965:
Manchester, May 17, 1966:
Royal Albert Hall, London, England, May 26, 1966:
Isle of Wight, Wootton, England, August 31, 1969:
Bob Dylan and The Band, Academy of Music, New York, December 31, 1971:
Bob Dylan and The Band, Oakland Coliseum, February 1974:
Los Angeles, January 6, 1978:
San Francisco, Nov., 15, 1980:
Bob Dyland with Mick Taylor, Arena di Verona, Verona, Italy on May 28 or 29, 1984 (There’s an interview and then it goes into the song):
Bob Dylan and Tom Petty, 1986:
Bob Dylan and Neil Young, Greek Theater, University of California, Berkeley, California, June 10, 1988:
And, finally, here’s Jimi Hendrix covering “Like A Rolling Stone” in his own unique and amazing way:
[In August of this year I’ll be publishing my rock ‘n’ roll/ coming-of-age novel, “True Love Scars,” which features a narrator who is obsessed with Bob Dylan. To read the first chapter, head here.
Or watch an arty video with audio of me reading from the novel here.
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