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Covering Bob Dylan: Artists From Bruce Springsteen To Bryan Ferry Take On ‘The Times They Are A-Changin’

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Released on Columbia Records in January of 1964, [lastfm link_type=”artist_info”]Bob Dylan[/lastfm]’s album The Times They Are A Changin’ was the first of his to contain all original compositions. The title track, one of Dylan’s biggest hits, became a soundtrack for the political unrest and social spirit of the 1960s.

How many different ways can you interpret one of the most famous songs of all time? Hundreds, apparently. Here are several examples of this iconic song as performed by some of rock’s biggest stars.

The Times They Are A-Changin’

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Peter Paul & Mary


Next: Eddie Vedder >

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Eddie Vedder

Next: Joan Baez >

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Joan Baez

Next: Bryan Ferry >

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Bryan Ferry

Next: Phil Collins >

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Phil Collins

Next: The Byrds >

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The Byrds

Next: Bruce Springsteen >

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Bruce Springsteen

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