With Bob Dylan’s 35th album, Tempest, coming out next month, the anticipation is stirring up a number of Dylan stories. Sean O’Neal at the Onion’s A.V. Club recently visited Bob Dylan’s hometown of Hibbing, Minnesota. In this video, O’Neal ponders about how the town influenced Dylan’s music, and he takes us to several Dylan landmarks, including Dylan’s — er Robert Zimmerman’s — childhood home. Although that house is now on a road named after the singer, Hibbing does little else to acknowledge the hometown singer. O’Neal also shows the high school auditorium that was the location of Dylan’s disappointing talent show appearance. Check it out.
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