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Bob Dylan

Mr. Tambourine Man

Folk Rock
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1965
  • 1965
  • 1964
  • 2011
  • 1962
  • 1960

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“Mr. Tambourine Man” is a song written and performed by Bob Dylan, which was released on his 1965 album Bringing It All Back Home. The Byrds also recorded a version of the song that was released as their first single on Columbia Records, reaching number 1 on both the Billboard Hot 100 chart and the UK Singles Chart, as well as being the title track of their first album, Mr. Tambourine Man. The Byrds’ recording of the song was influential in initiating the musical subgenre of folk rock, leading many contemporary bands to mimic its fusion of jangly guitars and intellectual lyrics in the wake of the single’s success. This song has been covered by many artists, including Judy Collins, Odetta, Melanie, and William Shatner. The song’s popularity led to Dylan recording it live many... Read on...

Song lines: ♪ Hey! Mr. Tambourine Man, play a song for me ... I'm not sleepy and there is no place I'm going to ... In the jingle jangle morning I'll come followin' you

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This song is listed #106 on Rolling Stone Magazine’s 500 Greatest Songs of All Time.

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More songs by Bob Dylan (See Charts): Obviously 5 Believers, Man Of Peace, Early Morning Rain, I Dreamed I Saw St. Augustine, Is Your Love In Vain?, Ballad Of A Thin Man, Lenny Bruce, From A Buick 6, Nashville Skyline Rag, and George Jackson.

Popular in Folk Rock (See Charts): Like A Rolling Stone, The Sound Of Silence, Bridge Over Troubled Water, Mrs. Robinson, Mr. Tambourine Man, Hurricane, Here Comes The Sun, If, Going To California, and Teach Your Children.

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