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Bob Dylan Memorabilia

The career of Bob Dylan would be hard to sum up in a single quote, however, asking the master singer-songwriter himself might generate a good answer. His words have been used widely in modern culture, and his intellectual, political, sometimes disordered music has earned him a defined mark in rock and roll history.

Born and raised in northern Minnesota, Dylan attended the University of Minnesota after high school, dropping out his freshman year to pursue a music career in New York City. By 1962, he released a self-titled debut album with Columbia Records, continuing on to produce over 60 albums in a five-decade period.

Overall, Dylan touched the roots many musical styles, while pioneering a standout lyrical style. He was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 1988 and has been awarded widely for his work, winning 10 Grammys, the Polar Prize, a Golden Globe Award, an Academy Award, and the Unites States’ Presidential Medal of Freedom.

Bob Dylan memorabilia offers a collector many options, considering the length of the singer-songwriter’s career and the potential for additional music production. Books, posters, vinyl, and concert t-shirts are easily found, while signed pieces, artist-worn clothing, and personal property will be more rare.


Quick Facts

  • In 2014, Simon & Schuster released a book on Bob Dylan entitled, “The Lyrics: Since 1962.” Fifty signed, limited-edition books were made available for $5,000 each, and they sold out quickly
  • The “Freewheelin’ Bob Dylan” album had a first printing destroyed by Columbia Records. It contained the song, “Talkin’ John Birch Society Blues,” speculated by some to be a target for litigation by political extremists. Not all copies were destroyed, leaving the remaining few copies highly valuable
  • Bob Dylan’s birth name was Robert Allen Zimmerman, but he changed his last name in 1962

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Bob Dylan, American b. 1941- Drawn Blank Series, 14 prints in two portfolios: Dad's Restaurant,
Nov 30, 10:00 AM GMT
Bob Dylan, American b. 1941- Drawn Blank Series, 14 prints in two portfolios: Dad's Restaurant,
by Roseberys
Est: £20,000- £30,000
£14,0001 Bid
Bob Dylan & Joan Baez 1965 Handbill
Dec 01, 11:00 AM PST
Bob Dylan & Joan Baez 1965 Handbill
by PBA Galleries Auctions & Appraisers
Est: $500- $800
$2500 Bids
Dylan at the Isle of Wight Festival of Music
Dec 01, 11:00 AM PST
Dylan at the Isle of Wight Festival of Music
by PBA Galleries Auctions & Appraisers
Est: $300- $500
$1500 Bids
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BOB DYLAN SIGNED ALBUM RECORD HIGHWAY 61 REVISITED (JSA LOA)
Dec 02, 3:00 PM EST
BOB DYLAN SIGNED ALBUM RECORD HIGHWAY 61 REVISITED (JSA LOA)
by Activity Auctions
Est: $10,000- $16,000
$4,5000 Bids

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