Join us in wishing a Happy Birthday to "The Man Of The World" Mr. BOB DYLAN born 24 May 1941 is an American musician, guitarist, singer, songwriter, composer and writer, who rose to prominence during the '60s folk revival and changed the world of music. Dylan's influence on popular music is incalculable, his influence echoed throughout several subsequent generations, as many of his songs became popular standards and his best albums became undisputed classics of the rock & roll canon. Dylan's lyrics have incorporated various political, social, philosophical, and literally influences. Dylan has amplified and personalized musical genres, from folk, blues and country to gospel and rock n roll. He is one of the best-selling artist of all time. He has also received Numerous Awards including 12 Grammy Awards, a Golden Globe Award, and an Academy Award. And has been inducted into The Rock n Roll Hall Of Fame, Minnesota music Hall of Fame and Nashville Songwriters Hall Of Fame. In 2016, he was awarded the Nobel Prize in Literature "for having created new poetic expressions within the great American song tradition". And our legendary song of the day is "KNOCKIN' ON HEAVEN'S DOOR" by the legend himself. "Knockin' on Heaven's Door" is a song written and by Bob Dylan, for the soundtrack of the 1973 film Pat Garrett and Billy the Kid. Released as a single, it reached No. 12 on the Billboard Hot 100 singles chart. This song is written from the perspective of a dying sheriff. The song is one of Dylan's most popular post-1960s compositions, covered by Eric Clapton, Guns N' Roses, Jerry Garcia band, Grateful Dead, Bryan Ferry and many more.
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