Ten Valuable Bob Dylan Music Collectibles

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Bob Dylan is one of the most influential performers in music history. Valuable Bob Dylan music collectibles include Subterranean Homesick Blues 45 rpm record promos, concert handbills, Milton Glaser posters, 1959 Hibbing High School Hematite yearbooks, st

Bob Dylan is one of the most influential singer-songwriters in music history. Born Robert Allen Zimmerman in Duluth, Minnesota, on May 24, 1941, Dylan came to the forefront during the turbulent 1960s, scoring with such hits as "Blowin' in the Wind," "Like a Rolling Stone" and "The Times They Are a-Changin'." Dylan's work now spans six decades, with the legendary artist still performing on the road.

Here are ten valuable Bob Dylan music collectibles that are sure to interest Dylan fans and music memorabilia collectors. "Come gather 'round people/Wherever you roam/And admit that the waters/Around you have grown...For the times they are a-changin'..."

Bob Dylan Autographed The Times They Are A-Changin' LP Album

Bob Dylan's third album was the seminal The Times They Are A-Changin' (Columbia, 1964). A signed copy by the elusive Dylan – always a tough autograph – sold at auction for $3,107.

Bob Dylan 1964 signed album $3,107

Bob Dylan 1961 Carnegie Chapter Hall Concert Handbill

A November 4, 1961, handbill/Folklore Center newsletter for Bob Dylan's appearance at Carnegie Chapter Hall in New York brought $537.75 at auction. The price of admission was $2, with only 53 people in attendance.

Bob Dylan 1961 solo concert handbill $537.75

Bob Dylan 1965 Subterranean Homesick Blues Promo Records

A pair of red and black vinyl 45 rpm promo records with picture sleeve for Dylan's 1965 "Subterranean Homesick Blues" fetched a top bid of $956 at auction.

Bob Dylan Subterranean Homesick Blues promos $956

Bob Dylan and Joan Baez 1965 Concert Handbill

A 1965 handbill featuring music icons Bob Dylan and Joan Baez in concert sold at auction for $537.75. The handbill's artist is Eric Von Schmidt.

Bob Dylan/Joan Baez 1965 handbill $537.75

Bob Dylan 1966 Norfolk Concert Handbill

A February 12, 1966, handbill for a Bob Dylan concert at Norfolk Municipal Auditorium brought $2,629 at auction.

Bob Dylan 1966 Norfolk handbill $2,629

Bob Dylan 1959 Hibbing High School Senior Yearbook

Bob Dylan (as Robert Zimmerman) appears in the 1959 Hibbing (Minnesota) High School yearbook Hematite. Dylan's coveted senior yearbook, this rare item sold at auction for $896.25. Mr. Zimmerman's senior portrait appears on page 76.

Bob Dylan 1959 high school senior yearbook $896.25

Bob Dylan Signed Book Contract

A Bob Dylan-signed contract with publisher Alfred A. Knopf for the 1976 book The Songs of Bob Dylan brought $3,943.50 at auction.

Bob Dylan 1966 Poster by Milton Glaser

A classic 1966 psychedelic Bob Dylan poster executed by Milton Glaser sold at auction for $179.25.

Milton Glaser rendered Bob Dylan poster $179.25

Bob Dylan 1962 Sealed LP Album

A still sealed LP album for the self-titled Bob Dylan (Columbia, 1962) brought $262.90 at auction. It was Dylan's first album, released on March 19, 1962. This is a mono version.

Bob Dylan 1962 sealed album $262.90

Bob Dylan 1996 Mann Center Concert Poster

An August 20, 1996 Bob Dylan poster for a concert at Philadelphia's Mann Center sold at auction for $239.

Bob Dylan 1996 Philadelphia concert poster $239

Bob Dylan Music Memorabilia Credits & Top Image

  • All auction results and images courtesy Heritage Auctions, Dallas, Texas
  • Top image: Bob Dylan 1969 Isle of Wight Festival of Music poster $334.60

Copyright © 2011 William J. Felchner

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