Blowin' In The Wind
Bob Dylan
Dylan Bob 1963 The Freewheelin' Bob Dylan

How many roads
Must a man walk down
Before you call him a man

How many seas
Must a white dove sail
Before she sleeps in the sand

Peak Chart Position
  • the song was not released as a single - no chart rank
  • Peter, Paul &  Mary covered the song in 1963 - their cover peaked at No. 2 on the Hot 100
  • from the album The Freewheelin' Bob Dylan (1963)
  • the song was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame
  • ranks #14 on Rolling Stone magazine's 2010 list of the 500 Greatest Songs of All Time
  • written by Bob Dylan
  • Dylan originally wrote and performed a two-verse version of the song in April, 1962 at a music venue in New York City's West Village
  • despite the recognition "Blowin' in the Wind" received, Dylan made light of his composition, commenting in 1966, "I wrote that in ten minutes"
  • produced by John H. Hammond, Tom Wilson
  • recorded July 9, 1962 at Columbia Studios- Studio A, New York City, NY
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