Jakob Dylan

Born Dec 9, 1969

Jakob Luke Dylan is a singer and songwriter, best known as the lead singer of the rock band The Wallflowers. He has also recorded two solo albums. He is the son of singer-songwriter Bob Dylan and former model Sara Dylan.

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1969 Birth Dylan was born on December 9, 1969 in New York City to Bob Dylan and his wife Sara, both of whom are Jewish. … Read More


1987 17 Years Old During high school, Dylan played guitar in various bands; he was featured as a guitar player on his friends' band's eponymous 1987 album, Trash Matinee. … Read More
1989 19 Years Old Upon moving back to Los Angeles, Dylan and childhood friend Tobi Miller formed a new band called the Apples around 1989. … Read More


1991 21 Years Old In 1991, the Wallflowers began recording their debut album. Dylan wrote the songs and the album was recorded live in the studio with minimal to no-overdubbing. The Wallflowers' eponymous debut was released on August 25, 1992. … Read More
1992 22 Years Old Dylan married his girlfriend Paige, a screenwriter, in 1992. … Read More
1994 24 Years Old The band continued to play club shows in Los Angeles until early 1994 when Yanowitz left the band to join 10,000 Maniacs, then fronted by his girlfriend, Natalie Merchant. … Read More
1997 27 Years Old 1 More Event
They also opened for Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers in January 1997, as well as for The Rolling Stones and Bob Dylan in November 1997.


2000 30 Years Old …  In October 2000, Dylan was featured on the cover of Rolling Stone for a second time.
2001 31 Years Old 1 More Event
In October 2001, guitarist Michael Ward announced he was leaving the Wallflowers, citing creative differences.
2003 33 Years Old Following tours in the U.S. and Europe, drummer Mario Calire announced he was leaving the Wallflowers in 2003. … Read More
2005 35 Years Old In 2005, Dylan spoke about his relationship with his father for the first time in an interview with The New York Times. … Read More
Beginning in 2006, Dylan began playing shows without the Wallflowers, though he did tour with the band on numerous occasions between 2007 and 2009.
2007 37 Years Old 1 More Event
In 2007, Dylan appeared on several tribute albums, including Endless Highway: The Music of The Band and Instant Karma: The Amnesty International Campaign to Save Darfur, a charity album consisting of covers of John Lennon songs. … Read More
2008 38 Years Old 1 More Event
In the summer and fall of 2008, Dylan and the Gold Mountain Rebels played a combination of theaters and festivals in the U.S., Europe, and Japan, including Farm Aid in Mansfield, Massachusetts and the Newport Folk Festival.
2009 39 Years Old 1 More Event
In 2009, Dylan visited former Wallflowers producer T Bone Burnett at a studio where Burnett was producing the soundtrack for the film Crazy Heart. … Read More


2010 40 Years Old 1 More Event
In addition to a series of television appearances to promote the album, Dylan and a backing band called Three Legs toured the U.S., the United Kingdom and Ireland in the spring and summer of 2010. … Read More
In 2011, Dylan was featured on several film and television soundtracks, including A Little Help, for which he wrote three songs, and True Blood: Vol.3, for which he wrote a song with Gary Louris called "Gonna Be a Darkness."
2013 43 Years Old 1 More Event
…  Jaffee played his last show with the Wallflowers to date in 2013 but has since not officially announced that he quit the band. … Read More
2015 45 Years Old 1 More Event
In September 2015, Dylan released a duet online with Cat Power covering The Turtles' "You Showed Me." … Read More
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