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Song: Bob

Album: Poodle Hat

Running Time: 2:30

Year: 2002

Style Parody of: Bob Dylan's 115th Dream By Bob Dylan

Genre: Folk rock

Guitar tuning: E standard

Lyrics: Lyrics

Video: Yes


Forum: Forum Discussion Page


  • In the video "Weird Al" Yankovic is portraying Bob Dylan.
  • This song consists entirely of palindromes. (The title, Bob, is a palindrome itself.)
  • This song was composed and released in 2002, which is a palindromic number.
  • This song's video is a parody of Bob Dylan's music video for "Subterranean Homesick Blues".
  • Jon "Bermuda" Schwartz and Jay Levey (who direct some of "Weird Al"'s music videos) cameo in the music video as the guys in the background in the alley who, in the Dylan original filmed outside The Savoy Hotel, London in 1965, were Allen Ginsberg and Bob Neuwirth.
  • The music video was shot in an alley in downtown L.A.
  • “Weird Al” also parodies Bob Dylan in UHF.