Happy Birthday, Bob Dylan, from 40 Philadelphia songwriters

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Bob Dylan performs at Bayfront Festival Park in Duluth, Minn. Tuesday July 9, 2013 during a stop on the Americanarama Festival of Music. (AP Photo/Duluth News, Clint Austin)

On Saturday, Bob Dylan turns 73.

Two nights earlier, Philadelphia songwriters Jon Houlon, Kenn Kweder and Skip Dennenberg will host their 10th annual Bob Dylan Birthday Bash at Rembrandt's in the Art Museum area.

All told, 40 performers will cover the Bard. Don't think twice: You won't hear any song more than once. The evening, which will begin at 7 sharp, starts with Kweder singing "I Dreamed I Saw St. Augustine" and close round about 11 with Ben Arnold turning through "My Back Pages," with the aid of special guests.

In between, many illustrious local residents will interpret Dylan, including Pete Donnelly, Sue Rosetti, Wesley Stace and Pat Berkery, former Inquirer music Critic Tom Moon and Richard Drueding, radio legend Michael Tearson, Ben Arnold, Eliza Jones and Mark Tucker, and the Philadelphia Ukelele Orchestra. That's four hours of music, and it's free.

In other Dylan news, listen to him singing "Full Moon & Empty Arms" from his forthcoming album Shadows in The Night here. Read all about David Kinney's book The Dylanologists here

Check out more info on the Rembrandt's show here." Don't Think Twice, It's Alright," which will be handled by Andrew Lipke, is below.

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