The Bob Dylan Guitar Songs guitar, a 1964 solid body Fender Stratocaster with a classic sunburst finish, and utfitted with original flat-wound strings, was also used by Bob Dylan at his first appearance with future members of The Band at Forest Hills, New York in the weeks after Newport, and during the 1965 recording sessions for his album Bringing It All Back Home. In addition to the guitar, the lot includes the original Fender hardshell case, and the original black leather guitar strap.
Also being auctioned are five lots of hand- and typewritten lyrics which were found in the guitar case. There is an early draft of “Absolutely Sweet Marie,” from Blonde On Blonde (here titled “In the Darkness of Your Room.”) The lyrics also include three songs which were recorded during the Blonde On Blonde sessions but remained unreleased until the 1980s: “Medicine Sunday,” (here titled “Midnight Train”), “Jet Pilot,” and “I Wanna Be Your Lover,” and one unreleased and untitled Bob Dylan Guitar Songs song, beginning with the line “You Owe Me Your Loving.” Estimates for the lyrics range from $3,000-30,000.
Here, I put together a playlist of essential folk artists perfect for listening to in the Autumnal months. The Fall season is undeniably the ideal time for folk music. There’s something about the way a moody guitar harmonizes with the crackle of fallen leaves and the timely chime of a brisk breeze. The pinnacle Bob Dylan Guitar Songs of folk music occurred in the mid 20th century when social unrest caused artists and musicians to explode with creative works in hopes of getting out their messages of how things had to change.
This communal body of work is not only an incredible reflection of the past, but it also just makes darn great Bob Dylan Guitar Songs music to listen to today Bob Dylan is doubtfully an unfamiliar figure. His contribution to the folk genre in the 1960s (as well as decades following) have secured him as legend not only for the folk genre but in music history. His signature vocal style melds folk singing with beat poetry. He has won countless awards and titles for his work, including 10 Grammys and induction into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. Popular tracks include Blowin’ In The Wind, Like A Rolling Stone and Don’t Think Twice It’s Alright.