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1970s: Walking through changes

Movies, Rolling Thunder & Religion

1970
  • Honorary Doctorate of Music by Princeton University
  • Returns to New York and buys town house on MacDougal
1971
  • First book "Tarantula" finally published (originally written in the mid-1960s)
1972
  • Buys house near Malibu, starts building up "Xanadu"
  • Supporting act as "Alias" in Sam Peckinpah's "Pat Garrett and Billy the Kid" and contribution of soundtrack
  • Mike Hobo is born, creator of the Legendary Bob Dylan website - named after the song "I Am a Lonesome Hobo" from 1968 :)
1973 1974 1975
  • Rock history's probably most anarchistic tour ever: the "Rolling Thunder Revue", featuring musicians as Ramblin' Jack Elliot, Joan Baez, Roger McGuinn, Mick Ronson, Bob Neuwirth, T-Bone Burnett and the complete "Desire"-sessions-crew as well as artists like beat poet Allen Ginsberg, writer Sam Shepard and actress Ronnee Blakely.
  • "Blood On The Tracks" tops the US Billboard album charts.
1976
  • Performance at The Band's farewell concert, "The Last Waltz" concert movie directed by Martin Scorsese
  • "Desire" becomes Dylan's third consecutive studio album to reach the Billboard #1.
1977
  • Divorced from Sara
1978 1979

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From the archives

Scorsese does it again
  MEDIA | Jan 14, 2004
Dylan to host new weekly radio show
  MEDIA | Dec 15, 2005
A Freewheelin' Time Again
  BOOKS, PEOPLE | Feb 18, 2008
Chimes of modern times
  RECORDS | Aug 25, 2006
10 rare Dylan songs you should know
  RECORDS | May 6, 2014
Video: The Life and Career of Bob Dylan
  MEDIA | May 25, 2011
Unpublished 1961 Dylan song discovered
  RECORDS | Oct 8, 2007
Bob Dylan poetry special
  ART, WEB | Feb 13, 2009
Happy 70th birthday, Bob!
  ANNIVERSARIES | May 24, 2011
Dylan photos by Daniel Kramer shown in London exhibition
  ART, EVENTS | Dec 13, 2005

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