Bob Dylan turns 75: Fly's favorite Dylan covers

It’s hard to imagine that one of the biggest influences in not just folk music, but in the music industry as a whole is 75 today.

With the release of his Frank Sinatra cover album “Fallen Angel,” Bob Dylan proves that he’s still got it, with no sign of slowing down.

As if it weren’t obvious the impact Dylan’s had (everyone knows at least one of his songs), we’re appreciating artists’ appreciation of the superstar.

What’s your favorite Dylan cover? Tell us, and we’ll add it.

Dawes – Lay Lady Lay

Nina Simone – Just Like Tom Thumb’s Blues

Kesha & Ben Folds – It Ain’t Me Babe

Red Hot Chili Peppers – Subterranean Homesick Blues

Jim James & Celexico – Goin’ to Aculpulco

Gabriel Mayers – One More Cup of Coffee

ANOHNI+Bryce Dessner – I Was Young When I Left Home

John Mayer – Like a Rolling Stone

Nico – I’ll Keep It With Mine

Sufjan Stevens – Ring Them Bells

Jimi Hendrix – All Along the Watchtower (obvs)

The Black Keys – The Wicked Messenger

Joan Baez – Blowin’ in the Wind

Aaron Freeman – Joey

Neil Young – Girl from the North Country

Willie Nelson and Merle Haggard – Don’t Think Twice It’s Alright

Medeleine Peyroux – You’re Gonna Make Me Lonesome When You Go

The Ramones – My Back Pages

Phish – Quinn the Eskimo

Articolo 31 – Come una Pietra Scalciata


BONUS: Bob Dylan reciting the lyrics to LL Cool J’s “Mama Said Knock You Out”

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