This list features pictures of young Bob Dylan, the author of the famous song “Blowin’ in the Wind,” which was extremely influential in the Civil Rights Movement. What was Bob Dylan like when he was young? He was raised in a tight knit Jewish community before eventually dropping out of college and moving to New York to pursue a serious music career. It is said that his biggest musical influence was the late Woody Guthrie, the famous dust bowl era songwriter best known for his song "This Land Is Your Land." Dylan's musical style blends many genres, including rock, blues, folk, gospel and country. He has been inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, the Minnesota Music Hall of Fame, the Songwriters Hall of Fame and the Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame. Enjoy these photos of Bob Dylan when he was young, then feel free to check out other lists like young Elvis Presley on Ranker.
Young Bob Dylan Smoking CigarettePhoto: Wikimedia Commons / CC-BY
Young Bob Dylan in Black and White Striped Shirt with Black JeansPhoto: Metaweb / CC-BY
Young Bob Dylan in Gray Turtleneck and Black HatPhoto: Wikimedia Commons / CC-BY
Young Bob Dylan Holding Guitar CloseupPhoto: Metaweb / GNU Free Documentation License