On April 3, 1964 the name of Bob Dylan appears for the first time in the US charts with the album ''Times They Are A-Changin''.
The Times They Are a-Changin' is the third studio album by American singer-songwriter Bob Dylan, released on January 13, 1964 by Columbia Records.
Produced by Tom Wilson, it is the singer-songwriter's first collection to feature only original compositions. The album consists mostly of stark, sparsely-arranged ballads concerning issues such as racism, poverty, and social change. The title track "Times They Are A-Changin" is one of Dylan's most famous; many felt that it captured the spirit of social and political upheaval that characterized the 1960s. The song was ranked #59 on Rolling Stone's 2004 list of The 500 Greatest Songs of All Time.
Artwork by Zoran Nova
Watch Bob Dylan performing "Times They Are A-Changing" live :