Video for Dylan's 'Like a Rolling Stone' debuts 48 years after song's release - Bring Me The News

Video for Dylan's 'Like a Rolling Stone' debuts 48 years after song's release


More than 48 years after its release, the Bob Dylan classic "Like a Rolling Stone" finally has a music video.

Mashable reports that the video, which debuted on Minnesota music legend's website Tuesday, has an interactive element. It allows viewers to flip through 16 television channels, where different TV personalities lip-sync the song's lyrics.

"I'm using the medium of television to look back right at us – you're flipping yourself to death with switching channels (in real life)," the video's director, Vania Heymann, told the tech website.

Among the 16 options is a channel featuring Dylan and the Hawks playing the song live in 1966. Other channels feature the likes of Drew Carey on the set of the game show "The Price is Right," and Rick Harrison and Austin "Chumlee" Russell on the History Channel show "Pawn Stars" (a show that Dylan's appeared on before).

Even anime cartoon characters are featured lip-synching the song on one channel.

Naturally, Rolling Stone is also featuring the video on its site.

In fact, the publication ranks "Like a Rolling Stone" at No. 1 on its "500 Greatest Songs of All Time" list.

Locally, The Current declared, in a good way, it's a video that "will waste your entire afternoon."

"I think I’m on my fourth go-round and I’m still finding new moments to marvel over," wrote reporter Andrea Swensson.

The video is timed with the recent release of Dylan's massive boxed set "The Complete Album Collection, Vol. 1." The release contains all 41 of Dylan's official albums, as well as two more CDs of rare material.

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