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The Day Dylan Got It Right

"Like a Rolling Stone" is a classic today, but it flummoxed a young Bob Dylan in the studio. Newly released outtakes reveal where the song started and how it dramatically transformed.

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Bob Dylan's new compilation, The Cutting Edge 1965-1966: The Bootleg Series Vol. 12, comes out Nov. 5. Don Hunstein/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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All Songs Considered

New Mix: Bob Dylan, Frank Turner, Daughter And More

Hosts Bob Boilen and Robin Hilton share a few of their favorite things, from the week's best new music.

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All Songs Considered

Guest DJ: Kate Tempest On The Power Of Words

Our guest DJ of the week, poet and rapper Kate Tempest, picked music that breaks through circumstance to reach audiences directly.

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Music Reviews

Dylan The Crooner

Bob Dylan's new album casts the folk icon in an unusual role: Shadows in the Night features 10 songs previously recorded by Frank Sinatra.

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"This music is almost sacred to him," Bob Love says of Bob Dylan's love for Frank Sinatra and the Great American Songbook. Christopher Polk/Polk/Getty Images for VH1 hide caption

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