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1. Let's talk about one of Bob Dylan's girlfriends. Although she originally viewed him as an 'urban hillbilly', she decided there was more to 'Bobby' than just his songwriting ability. She recorded many of his songs over the years and released the album "Farewell, Angelina", which included the title song and three other Dylan songs. Who is she?
2. The song "Maggie's Farm" was part of Dylan's notorious performance with an electric guitar at the 1965 Newport Folk Festival. It has been performed by many artists including a certain Irish band. Can you name them?
3. The Grateful Dead performed many Bob Dylan songs over the years and joined him for the "Dylan & The Dead" tour in 1987. In 2002, a collection of Dylan covers by the Grateful Dead was released, the title being a lyric snippet from "Desolation Row." What was the title of the compilation?
4. Peter, Paul and Mary were a well-known and liked folk music group whose career went into high gear when they released a Bob Dylan song as a single recording. Which song was it?
5. Which Bob Dylan song would a "Cover Girl" put on a CD? That's the name of the CD and the song was "You're Gonna Make Me Lonesome When You Go". Who is the artist?
6. One singer/songwriter who wanted to imitate Bob Dylan ended up writing a song for Dylan's fiftieth birthday entitled "Talking New Bob Dylan". Who is this man who grew up in Dylan's shadow?
7. When you've been a Beatle, where do you go from there? Where? (Apologies to "Spinal Tap".) George Harrison established himself as a solo musician but thought a Bob Dylan song might go well on one of his albums. Which song did Dylan suggest he use?
8. What would you do if Bob Dylan called and said "I've got a song I'd like you to record"? That happened to one singer and she jumped at the chance to record "Mississippi". Who is she?
9. Country musicians weren't immune to the lyrical seductiveness of some of Bob Dylan's songs. Among the first of Dylan's songs to be recorded in a country vein was "It Ain't Me, Babe". Who sang it?
10. A musical group came along which would take Bob Dylan's songs to new heights and invent a new musical genre: folk rock. Those are all the hints you get. Who were they?
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