Photos: Bob Dylan's musical career

1 Folk singer and songwriter Bob Dylan plays the harmonica and acoustic guitar in March, 1963 at an unknown location. He was born in Duluth, Minn., in 1941 as Robert Allen Zimmerman. 
2 Folk singers Joan Baez and Bob Dylan perform during a civil rights rally on August 28, 1963 in Washington D.C. 
3 In this 1963 file photo, Joan Baez and Bob Dylan perform at the Newport Jazz Festival in Newport, R.I. 
4 American folk singer Bob Dylan is surrounded by fans on his arrival from New York to London airport, April 26, 1965. He was on a tour of the country's major cities, finishing with an appearance at the Royal Albert Hall. 
5 American folk singer Bob Dylan in a mid-1960s file photo. 
6 American singer Bob Dylan in Paris, France on May 22, 1966. 
7 Folk singer Bob Dylan, center, performs with drummer Levon Helm, left, Rick Danko, second left, and Robbie Robertson of The Band at Carnegie Hall in New York City on Jan. 20, 1968. The concert is part of a benefit tribute to the late folk singer-songwriter Woody Guthrie. It was Dylan's first public appearance after his motorcycle accident in Aug. 1966. 
8 Singer Bob Dylan plays at the Forum in Los Angeles, Feb 15, 1974. 
9 A photo from October 16, 1992 shows Bob Dylan, right, joined on stage by the performers who helped him celebrate the 30th anniversary of his debut album at Madison Square Garden in New York, NY. From left to right are: George Harrison, Johnny Cash and Roger McGuinn. 
10 Legendary singer-songwriter Bob Dylan performs at the Newport Folk Festival, Saturday, Aug. 3, 2002, in Newport, R.I. Dylan last played Newport in July 1965, when he appeared onstage with an electric guitar for the first time, smashing barriers between folk and rock, and was booed by folk-music purists. 
11 Bob Dylan performs at the 53rd annual Grammy Awards on Sunday, Feb. 13, 2011, in Los Angeles.