Cake Is Just A Four-Letter Word: Dylan Turns 70

Originally published on May 23, 2012 11:49 am

Robert Allen Zimmerman, known to many as Bob Dylan, was born May 24, 1941. is celebrating Dylan's 70th birthday with a special four-hour stream that features many artists paying tribute to the prolific and influential songwriter.

Hear music from Joan Baez, Tim O'Brien, Rosanne Cash, Jimmy Lafave, Eliza Gilkyson, Guy Davis, Lucy Kaplansky, Richie Havens, Nanci Griffith, Sarah Jarosz, many others — and Dylan himself.

See more photos of "Bob Dylan Through the Years" at Life.

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