An American Classic: Bob Dylan's Original Version of "Friday," the Song Rebecca Black Ruined

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Racking up millions of YouTube views and mentions on celebrity gossip sites like this one, Rebecca Black's "Friday" has become an instant Internet sensation.

Little did we know it was just a Bob Dylan cover sung by a no-talent hack.

The legendary singer of "Blowin' in the Wind," "Like a Rolling Stone," "The Times They Are a-Changin'" and other American anthems has such an incredible resume, some of his works are lost in the shuffle, hidden gems waiting to be discovered.

Maybe now, "Friday" will be recognized among Dylan's greatest hits:

Follow the jump for Rebecca Black's unbearable version ...

THG NOTE: Obviously this is not a real Bob Dylan song. It was recorded by some dude after Black's nonsense came out. But the guy's good, you gotta admit.

Tell us you don't die laughing every time "Bob" sings the refrain, "partyin' partyin' yeah." We've never appreciated the existence of weekends quite so much.

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Who cares who wrote it or who is singing, the bottom line is that it is a really good laugh and a song worth having. Well done who ever thought it up.

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That was pretty close...but not quite. All my friends are such dumbasses, they all believe this but they've never heard of Bob Dylan before

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Yeah fake bob really made the song really cool..rebecca sucks so what she aint the only one....

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I love this cover. It's perhaps my favorite one. The impression, the voice, the guitar performance... it's spot-on

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We actually had this record on our jukebox...as they say... back in the day. This my friends is Bob Dylan before the "medicine" prescribed or otherwise - took it's toll.

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read the footnote...

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Nice damage control bro

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me thinks you really thought that was Bob Dylan, and had to revise this posting. He hardly sounds like Dylan, only in tone on his ending phrases. Don't really expect Hollywood gossip to know the difference though. shame

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Sorry but I think you've been had, a quick internet search will show you that this is a fake.