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Bob Dylan : (born Robert Allen Zimmerman on May 24, 1941) is an American singer-

songwriter, author, and visual artist who has been a major figure in popular
culture for six decades. Much of his most celebrated work dates from the 1960s,
when songs such as "Blowin' in the Wind" (1963) and "The Times They Are a-Changin'"
(1964) became anthems for the Civil Rights Movement and anti-war movement. His
lyrics during this period incorporated a wide range of political, social,
philosophical, and literary influences, defied pop-music conventions and appealed
to the burgeoning counterculture.
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Lou Majaw : (born 1947) is a performing artist from Shillong in the North-Eastern
India and is renowned for his Bob Dylan tribute shows.

Born to a poor family, the Majaw could not afford a guitar or a radio. In a
friend's house he was introduced to the music of Bill Haley and Elvis Presley, and
taught himself the guitar as most boys and girls did in those days. His mother sent
him to a boarding school where his love for music grew. Majaw then moved on to
Kolkata (Calcutta) where he sang in bars and pubs for various groups such as the
Dynamite Boys, Vanguards, Supersound Factory, and Blood and Thunder. In 1966, Lou
was introduced to Bob Dylan's work. Inspired by his music, he later organized a
"Dylan's birthday concert" in Shillong on 24 May 1972. Since then he has organized
the concert each year on 24 May to pay obeisance to Dylan, with the shows
generating national and international interest.

On 24 October 2016, Lou Majaw was awarded with the Dr Bhupen Hazarika Award by the
Governor of Assam for his contribution to music.

This Coming Friday,on 24th may Bob Dylans 76th Birthday will be celebrated in Cafe
Shillong.