Celebrating Nobel Prize, a look at Bob Dylan’s pop culture legacy

This is an undated photo of singer-songwriter Bob Dylan as he plays his acoustic guitar with his harmonica at an unknown location.  (AP Photo)
Introduction

Bob Dylan received the Nobel Prize in Literature for his songwriting on Thursday.

We’re celebrating the folk-rock legend by examining Dylan’s most unique legacy. Not only is his brilliance as a singer/songwriter universally recognized, his mere persona has become ubiquitous in our pop culture.

Listen below for audio highlights, then click through the gallery for a chronological journey through his career.

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This is an undated photo of singer-songwriter Bob Dylan as he plays his acoustic guitar with his harmonica at an unknown location.  (AP Photo)
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Jason Fraley

Hailed by The Washington Post for “his savantlike ability to name every Best Picture winner in history," Jason Fraley began at WTOP as Morning Drive Writer in 2008, film critic in 2011 and Entertainment Editor in 2014, providing daily arts coverage on-air and online.

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