On this Day May 27, 1963
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The album The Freewheelin Bob Dylan was released by Columbia in the USA. Establishing as a leader in the singer-songwriter genre and a supposed spokesman for the youth-orientated protest movement, it reached No.22 in the US charts and No.1 in the UK charts. The Freewheelin Bob Dylan showcased Dylan’s songwriting talent for the first time and propelled him to national and international fame.