Bob Dylan 1 - Answers

Published: Sunday 9th January 2011
  1. What is Bob Dylan's FULL real name? Robert Allen Zimmerman.
  2. Where is Bob Dylan's birthplace? Duluth, Minnesota.
  3. Who was Bob Dylan's manager between 1962 and 1970? Albert Grossman.
  4. Bob Dylan's first album was released in 1962, what was its title? "Bob Dylan".
  5. "Blowing in the Wind" from Bob Dylan's second album became an international hit for which trio? Peter, Paul and Mary.
  6. What was the title of Bob Dylan's first UK top ten hit in 1965? "The Times They are a Changing".
  7. Which 1965 Bob Dylan song was listed at Number 1 of "The Greatest Songs of all Time" by Rolling Stone magazine? "Like a Rolling Stone".
  8. When Bob Dylan played electric for the first time at the Newport Folk Festival in 1965, who was his guitarist and from which band did he come? Mike Bloomfield from The Paul Butterfield Blues Band.
  9. What incident in July 1966 was said to prevent Bob Dylan from a full tour for 8 years? A motorcycle accident.
  10. Bob Dylan provided British band "Manfred Mann" with 3 UK top ten hits, including a number one, during the sixties. What were the titles? "If You've Gotta Go, Go Now" [No. 2 1965], "Just Like a Woman" [No. 10 1966] and "The Mighty Quinn[No. 1 1968].
  11. What was the title of the album that Bob Dylan recorded in Nashville in 1967? "John Wesley Harding".
  12. Who directed the 1967 documentary "Don't Look Back" that covered Bob Dylan's 1965 concert tour? D.A. Pennebaker.
  13. Which pop festival did Bob Dylan headline in 1969 after turning down "Woodstock"? The Isle of Wight.
  14. What was the name of Bob Dylan's only studio album not originally released by Columbia records? "Planet Waves" [Originally issued by Island in UK & Asylum in USA].
  15. What was Bob Dylan's 1975 tour named? The Rolling Thunder Revue.
  16. What was the name of the boxer that Bob Dylan sang about in his 1975 single "Hurricane"? Rubin Carter.
  17. Bob Dylan performed, along with a host of pop's nobility at The Band's farewell performance. Where did this event take place? Winterland Ballroom, San Francisco.
  18. Bob Dylan performed, along with a host of pop's nobility at The Band's farewell performance. This concert was made into a film, what was its title? The Last Waltz.
  19. Which UK guitarist featured on Dylan's 1979 album "Slow Train Coming"? Mark Knofler of Dire Straits.
  20. For which track from "Slow Train Coming" was Bob Dylan awarded his first Grammy for "Best Rock Male Vocal Performance"? "Gotta Serve Somebody".


  1. Billy Grant says:

    Sorry but ‘Gotta Serve Somebody’ was not from ‘Blood on the Tracks’. I think it was from the album ‘Saved’.

    • KensQuiz says:

      Thanks Billy, it was from “Slow Train Coming”, I’ve altered the question. Many Thanks.

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