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Bob Dylan at Home: See Rare, Intimate Photos From the Sixties

Photographer Ted Russell captured candid images of the baby-faced singer in his Greenwich Village apartment

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Bob Dylan in his New York City apartment in Greenwich Village.

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When Ted Russell met Bob Dylan, the rising folk singer was gigging across New York's Greenwich Village. The New York Times had published a positive review of one of his sets and Columbia had recently signed him to a recording contract, but those outside the city had yet to hear his distinct voice or piercing lyrics. Russell shot the young musician in his apartment, with girlfriend Suze Rotolo and out on the street, and these images – many of them previously unreleased – are now being published as Bob Dylan: NYC 1961-1964. Click through to see some of the book's most striking shots.

James Baldwin and Bob Dylan

EXCLUSIVE; SPECIAL RATES APPLY: December 13, 1963 - New York, New York, United States: Bob Dylan with author James Baldwin. (Ted Russell/Polaris) ///

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Native Sons

Dylan sits with James Baldwin after receiving the Tom Paine award from the Emergency Civil Liberties Union on December 13th, 1963. His acceptance speech would become infamous.

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Bringing It All Back Home

Dylan and Suze Rotolo's West Village apartment wasn't far from Gerde's Folk City, a club where the singer frequently played at the start of his career.

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EXCLUSIVE: November 1961 - New York, New York, United States: Bob Dylan in his Greenwich Village apartment at 161 West 4th Street, with his girl friend Suze Rotolo. The couple had recently moved in the building in the heart of the Village conveniently close to Gerde's Folk City, a club where Dylan played ferequently at the start of his career. (Ted Russell/Polaris) ///

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The Bedroom Tapes

Dylan strums his guitar at home.

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EXCLUSIVE: November 1961 - New York, New York, United States: Bob Dylan in his Greenwich Village apartment at 161 West 4th Street, with his girl friend Suze Rotolo. The couple had recently moved in the building in the heart of the Village conveniently close to Gerde's Folk City, a club where Dylan played ferequently at the start of his career. (Ted Russell/Polaris) ///

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Shot of Love

Dylan and Rotolo cuddle up.

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EXCLUSIVE: March 13, 1964 - New York, New York, United States: Bob Dylan in his Greenwich Village apartment at 161 West 4th Street. Sitting with him is Victor Maymudes who served as his road manager and all-purpose best friend/sidekick. He left for a while but returned in 1988 for Dylan?s Never Ending Tour and stayed with him until 2000. (Ted Russell/Polaris) ///

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He Was a Friend of Mine

Dylan sits with Victor Maymudes, his early road manager. The pair parted ways but began working together again in the 1980s.

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EXCLUSIVE: November 1961 - New York, New York, United States: Bob Dylan in his Greenwich Village apartment at 161 West 4th Street, with his girl friend Suze Rotolo. The couple had recently moved in the building in the heart of the Village conveniently close to Gerde's Folk City, a club where Dylan played ferequently at the start of his career. (Ted Russell/Polaris) ///

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Boots of Spanish Leather

Dylan in his Greenwich Village apartment at 161 West 4th Street.

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