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Aug 21
1965

The Byrds' version of the Bob Dylan song All I Really Want To Do enters the BillboardTop 40 singles chart in the USA, in a race with Cher's rival version. Cher will reach No15 while The Byrds stall at No40. (1965)


Aug 21
1965

The Turtles enter the Billboard US Top 40 singles chart with their version of the Bob Dylan composition It Ain't Me, Babe, which will peak at No8. (1965)

Aug 21
1966

Having crashed his motorcycle at the end of July, Bob Dylan is recuperating at the home of his doctor, Ed Thaler, in Middletown, New York State. (1966)

Aug 21
1967

After Bob Dylan's contract negotiations with MGM prove unsatisfactory, Columbia Records president Clive Davis announces that he has re-signed the artist to his original label. (1967)

Aug 21
1969

Bluegrass banjo virtuoso Earl Scruggs records the Bob Dylan composition Nashville Skyline Rag in Nashville, Tennessee, USA, for Columbia Records. (1969)

Aug 21
2008

The film I'm Not There, directed by Todd Haynes, goes on general release in Hong Kong. In the film, which claims to be 'Inspired by the music and the many lives of Bob Dylan', six different actors depict separate facets of Dylan's life and public persona. Dylan himself does not appear. (2008)

Aug 21
2010

Bob Dylan plays at Monterey Fairground, Monterey, California, USA. (2010)