Bob Dylan's great acoustic guitar playing is often overlooked. Here we showcase his deceptive chord moves, his fluency with standard and non-standard tunings, and his knack for constant reinvention.
Bob Dylan (born May 24, 1941, Duluth, Minnesota) is America's preeminent singer/songwriter, archetypal hipster, and winner of the 2016 Nobel Prize in Literature. Watch videos, read articles, and learn to play his unique guitar style.
For all of the acclaim that Bob Dylan has received in his long career as a singer-songwriter, there is a big part of his craft that has often gone unnoticed: his excellent acoustic guitar work. Songs like "Blowin’ in the Wind," "It Ain't Me Babe," and "A Simple Twist of Fate" show what a skilled and subtle accompanist Dylan is.