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Bob Dylan's Anthem Auctioned!

By Anjana NS

The American Singer and song writer, Bob Dylan is a legend in the music world. At a recent auction, the lyrics of the famous Bob Dylan's anthem , 'The Times They Are A-Changin', was sold at a whooping price of 422,500 dollars.

The singer who himself has handwritten the famous 1960's anthem,' The Times They Are A-Changin' has been sold at the recent auction. As per the reports the bid for the Anthem was to be around 200,000 to 300,000 dollars but the bidder went up higher to an amazing price of 422,500 dollars.

The anthem, 'The Times They Are A-Changin' consists about two pages of a notebook, manuscript. It is written by Bob Dylan himself with a pencil and the document features four verses of the anthem, 'The Times They Are A-Changin' without musical notations.

The unique description about this anthem, written by Bob Dylan, was done in the year 1964 by the singer who turns 70 next year. This Anthem, 'The Times They Are A-Changin' by Bob Dylan, was considered one of the most celebrated tunes of that decade, inspired a protest movement that challenged attitudes towards race, poverty and the Vietnam War.

Story first published: Tuesday, December 14, 2010, 16:26 [IST]
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