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Bob Dylan almost made an album with The Beatles and The Rolling Stones

Consequence of Sound

Has rock ‘n’ roll seen a better, more prosperous era than the 1960s? That decade alone brought countless, classic albums from legends such as Bob Dylan, The Beatles, The Rolling Stones, The Velvet Underground, The Beach Boys, and David Bowie. Perhaps, the only masterpiece missing from that period was a collaborative album featuring music’s greats, a tour de force, if you will, of rock’s best and brightest.

Turns out, such an epic project almost came to fruition: According to a new book by renowned producer and engineer Glyn Johns (Abbey Road, Beggars Banquet, Quadrophenia), Bob Dylan wanted to make an album with The Beatles and The Rolling Stones.

As Johns recounts in the forthcoming memoir Sound Man (via Rolling Stone), during a brief, late ’60s encounter with the “Mr. Tambourine Man” troubadour himself, Dylan expressed interest in the Fab Four and the…

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