400 songs, 50 albums - Dylan is a chronicler of a generation and one of the most influential figures of the 20th century, according to Time Magazine. Tomorow, Robert Allen Zimmerman turns 70. Celebrations are planned all over the world, including one in Palmerston North, organised by John Thornley. Tomorrow at noon, fans will be gathering at the public library to sing happy birthday to a music and cultural icon, and tomorrow night there is a special event at the Globe Theatre to mark the 70th birthday of a legend. John Thornley spoke to us from Palmerston North.