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02/08/1962 Robert Allen Zimmerman legally becomes Bob Dylan


How Robert Zimmerman Became Bob Dylan


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In 1962, the singer-songwriter changed his name from Zimmerman to Robert Dylan. Explaining his change of name in a 2004 interview, Dylan remarked, "You're born, you know, the wrong names, wrong parents. I mean, that happens. You call yourself what you want to call yourself. This is the land of the free."
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