Dailies | First Video for Bob Dylan's ‘Like a Rolling Stone’ Is a Grin-Inducing Multimedia Masterpiece

Flip through the channels to see some of your favorite TV stars lip-sync to “the greatest rock ‘n’ roll song of all time”

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And you thought “I'm Not There” had a lot of Bob Dylans.

The mercurial maestro has released a video for “Like a Rolling Stone” some 48 years after it was released, and it's a multimedia masterpiece.

Using interactive video technology designed by Interlude, the video — a first for the song that Rolling Stone magazine declared the greatest rock song of all time — lets users “channel surf” through 16 well-known TV programs, all of whose stars are lip-synching along.

No matter where you are in the song, or what channel you're on, a TV personality is right on point … and for no real reason whatsoever, that's awesome.

Also read: Bob Dylan: ‘Wussies and Pussies’ Complain About Plagiarism

The offerings run the gamut of your cable menu, including “Pawn Stars” (History); “Childhood Flavors” (Cuisine); “The Price is Right” (GSC); Mark Maron's “WTFC”; Sports Center (ESPN, and even the athletes are in on it); BBC News and many more (including one, Mus1c Classics, with Dylan himself).

But like a Dylan song, it's impossible to describe. You just have to experience it for yourself.

How does it feel?

  • TrainerBra

    “Multimedia masterpiece”? That's an overstatement.

    • http://www.joy2theworldmedia.com/ Joy

      Right? People have been doing stuff like this on YouTube for a while now. I will say that it's pretty good software to make everybody really look like they're saying the words. But the only reason I grinned is because I already like the song ;) Now I'm gonna read what Dylan says about all these idiots complaining about plagiarism, or will it be a play on words?

  • heywood jablowme

    NO ONE CARES!!!

  • John Smith

    Great song. Incredibly dumb video.