Bob Dylan on this day: 20 April

Continuing the experiment with finding things Dylan did each day of the year.  If you know of any not included do write in and say.

20 April 1961: Bob Dylan played at Gerde’s Folk City, New York.

20 April 1966: Bob Dylan played the Festival Hall in Melbourne, Australia, starting with “She Belongs to Me” and ending with “Just like Thom Thumb’s Blues”

20 April 1980: Bob Dylan played Toronto on the Gospel Tour

20 April 1985, The charity record ‘We Are The World’ by USA For Africa was at No.1 on the UK singles chart. The US artists’ answer to Band Aid included Bob Dylan, Stevie Wonder, Tina Turner, Bruce Springsteen, Diana Ross, Daryl Hall, Paul Simon, Huey Lewis, Ray Charles, Billy Joel, Michael Jackson.

20 April 2009: Bob Dylan performed Tough Mama live for the 44th and last time.

20 April 2009: The Cambridge Companion to Bob Dylan published by Cambridge University Press

20 April 2013: Bob Dylan released Wigwam / Thirsty Boots.  It was an unreleased demo of Wigwam, and the first Thirsty Boots recording to be released.


20 April 2016: Bob Dylan played Orchard Hall, Tokyo

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