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"Forever Young": A 70th Birthday Playlist For Bob Dylan

Posted: 05/24/11 01:42 AM ET

I hold this truth to be self-evident: Bob Dylan is our greatest living writer. Period. Full stop. For me, the artist formerly known as Robert Zimmerman will forever be the man who made the English language truly electric in the popular song. So Happy 70th Birthday, Bob. I know you probably won't spend this big day listening to your songs, but we sure will.

Thanks so much for all the precious gifts that you've given us this past half century. We'll be lovingly unwrapping these musical treasures all our lives, as will our kids, and, God willing, their kids too. And just so we're all clear here, as far as I'm concerned, you shall NEVER be released. We need you here too much.


FOREVER YOUNG - Bob Dylan
MY BACK PAGES - Bob Dylan
SWEETHEART LIKE YOU - Bob Dylan
EVERY GRAIN OF SAND - Bob Dylan
PRESSING ON - Bob Dylan
YOU ANGEL YOU - Bob Dylan
PLEDGING MY TIME - Bob Dylan
BORN IN TIME - Bob Dylan
TIME PASSES SLOWLY - Bob Dylan
SERIES OF DREAMS - Bob Dylan
LIKE A ROLLING STONE - Bob Dylan
SOMEDAY BABY - Bob Dylan
I BELIEVE IN YOU - Bob Dylan
WHERE ARE YOU TONIGHT? (JOURNEY THROUGH DARK HEAT) - Bob Dylan
YOU AIN'T GOIN' NOWHERE - Bob Dylan

Please sign this digital birthday card for Bob by adding your own songs below!

 
 
 

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