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Today is the day, in 1967, that Bob Dylan recorded “All Along The Watchtower” at Columbia Recording Studios in Nashville, Tennessee. 12 lines. 130 words. It is a song that provides a fascinating glimpse into why, in 2016, the poet songsmith was awarded the Nobel Prize for Literature. The outstanding YouTube series Nerdwriter dives deep inside this eternal song to examine Watchtower’s musicality, structure, context, literary significance and more in an evocative video titled “Why Bob Dylan Won The Nobel Prize.”