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Bob Dylan’s ‘Like a Rolling Stone’ Gets First Official Video

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Bob Dylan (credit: FRED TANNEAU/AFP/GettyImages)

Bob Dylan (credit: FRED TANNEAU/AFP/GettyImages)

 

(CBS SF/AP) – Bob Dylan’s “Like a Rolling Stone” is a getting its first official music video, nearly 50 years after the song was released.

The interactive video will premiere on Dylan’s website Tuesday and marks the release of the new 47-disc box set, “The Complete Album Collection Volume 1.”

“Like a Rolling Stone” came out in 1965 and remains one of the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame singer-songwriter’s most influential songs. He premiered the song at the Newport Folk Festival in Rhode Island just days after its release.

The video will allow viewers to switch between 16 different storylines that mimic television channels. The actors and hosts on each of these channels lip-syncs the lyrics to the song and viewers can move from one to another during the song seamlessly. There is a Dylan channel as well that features vintage footage.

Last year, Dylan, 72, unveiled his 35th studio album, which received praise from critics.

Related Event: Dylan Fest San Francisco – A Night to Celebrate The Music of Bob Dylan – Wednesday, November 20, 2013 at The Great American Music Hall in San Francisco. Benefits Sweet Relief.

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