Top 10 Bob Dylan Rock Covers


Happy Birthday 75th birthday to an ageless legend, Mr. Bob Dylan. To celebrate the occasion, there has been a two-night charity concert entitled Dylan Fest, taking place at Nashville’s Ryman Auditorium. The host/house band of the festivities is The Cabin Down Below Band and the artist lineup includes: Emmylou Harris, Jason Isbell, Kacey Musgraves, Ann Wilson, Kurt Vile, Wynonna & The Big Noise, Boz Scaggs, Kesha, City & Colour, Moon Taxi, Brothers Osborne, Dhani Harrison, John Paul White, Nikki Lane, Brendan Benson, Rayland Baxter, Holly Williams, Langhorne Slim, Eric Pulido of Midlake, Ruby Amanfu, Karen Elson, Amanda Shires, Danny Masterson, Bijou Phillips, The Whigs, Cory Chisel, Adriel Denae, Jonathan Tyler, Robert Ellis, Shelly Colvin, Tommy Emmanuel + surprise guests.

In honor of Bob Dylan turning 75, here are 10 great rock-influenced Dylan covers:

10. Eddie Vedder – “Forever Young”

9. Alice in Chains – “Mr. Tambourine Man”

8. The Gaslight Anthem – “Changing of the Guards”

7. The White Stripes – “Love Sick”

6. Jeff Buckley – “Just Like a Woman”

5. Cage the Elephant – “The Lonesome Death Of Hattie Carroll”

4. Chris Cornell – “The Times They Are a-Changin'”

3. Jimmy Fallon – “Hotline Bling”

2. Eddie Vedder & Mike McCready “Masters of War”

1. Jimi Hendrix – “All Along the Watchtower”

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