Zimmy's: Preserving Bob Dylan's Roots

raised by 137 people in 2 months
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This campaign ended on September 11, 2014
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  • $15USD
    If Not For You

    "If not for you Babe, I couldn't find the door Couldn't even see the floor. I'd be sad and blue. If not for you". Sending this perk of three Zimmy's guitar picks. Thanks for your support everyone.

    Estimated delivery: December 2014

    2 out of 100 claimed

  • $10USD
    Forever Young

    Our sincere gratitude and an online thank you from our Zimmy's team. "May you always do for others, and let others do for you"...

    8 claimed

  • $20USD
    Girl From The North Country

    Receive a portrait of "Girl From The North Country", Echo Star Helstrom (who fully supports our campaign), taken by local artist Arnie Maki. "Well if you're travelin' in the north country fair / Where the winds hit heavy on the borderline / Remember me to one who lives there / She once was a true love of mine".

    16 claimed

  • $25USD
    Knockin' On Heaven's Door

    Along with our "promise" to continue the hometown Dylan Days Art Celebration every May 24th for Bob's birthday, we will send you a collectible Dylan Days pin and copies of some of the beautiful images we have gathered of Robert Allen Zimmerman from Hibbing, Minnesota.

    Estimated delivery: November 2014

    20 out of 500 claimed

  • $35USD
    Rainy Day Women #12 & 35

    12 for 35. We offer you a Zimmy's gift card ($12) to use any time. "I would not feel so all alone..."

    Estimated delivery: November 2014

    6 out of 500 claimed

  • $50USD
    Bob Dylan's Dream

    "I dreamed a dream that made me sad, concerning myself and the first few friends I had...together weathered many a storm, laughin' and singin' till the early hours of the morn ... Our words were told, our songs were sung...ten thousand dollars at the drop of a hat, I'd give it all gladly if our lives could be like that." 4"X 4" autographed photos of LeRoy & Echo connect you to Bob's early roots growing up in Hibbing, Minnesota?

    Estimated delivery: December 2014

    7 out of 15 claimed

  • $61USD
    Highway 61 Revisited

    A beautiful Zimmy's tee (just like we sold for 25 years at Zimmy's) proudly recognizing your role in saving Zimmy's. "He asked poor Howard where can I go...Howard said there's only one place I know"...Zimmy's on Howard St. in Hibbing! Extra postage for international shipping.

    Estimated delivery: November 2014

    11 out of 500 claimed

  • $75USD
    Echo Star Helstrom

    "Well, if you go when the snowflakes storm. when the rivers freeze and summer ends. Please see for me if she's wearing a coat so warm To keep her from the howl in' winds" .... Echo is helping Zimmy's by autographing an 8" X 8" print for you. She is the Girl from the North Country.

    Estimated delivery: November 2014

    1 out of 15 claimed

  • $100USD
    Shelter From The Storm

    Your name graced on the wall at Zimmy's. A beautiful Zimmy's tee shirt, our thanks for your pledge. This is for all those who miss Zimmy's warmth & comfort. "Come in she said I'll give you Shelter from the Storm"...that is the essence of Zimmy's.

    Estimated delivery: November 2014

    27 out of 500 claimed

  • $200USD
    A Hard Rain's A-Gonna Fall

    A Zimmy's gift card (worth $50), a t-shirt, your name on our wall, and a private invite to a music & food gathering at Zimmy's, . "I met a young girl, she gave me a rainbow."

    Estimated delivery: November 2014

    4 out of 200 claimed

  • $200USD
    The Golden Chords

    LeRoy Hoikkala, the famous drummer of Bob Zimmerman's garage band named "The Golden Chords", in support of our campaign has autographed sets of drum sticks. We want to send them to you for your kind donation. "And don't criticize what you can't understand"...

    2 out of 12 claimed

  • $500USD
    Blowin' In The Wind

    So that you can forever be a part of Zimmy's, we will name an entree after you (or a Dylan song of your choice). You will also get your name on our wall, a t-shirt and a Zimmy's gift card (worth $100). "The answer, my friend, is blowing in the wind..."

    Estimated delivery: November 2014

    6 out of 50 claimed

  • $50,000USD
    Time Out of Mind

    A true collector's item--a 1940's-era clock from the Zimmerman Electric store in Hibbing. This clock was part of the Experience Music Project's traveling museum exhibit "Bob Dylan's American Journey." It has traveled to Seattle, the Morgan Library in NY, the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame in Cleveland, the Weisman Art Museum in Minneapolis, and the Skirball Museum in LA. Includes provenance for authentication. See our gallery for an image!

    Estimated delivery: November 2014

    0 out of 1 claimed

  • $100,000USD
    Bringing It All Back Home

    The one and only original LYBBA marquee letters from the LYBBA theatre, named for Bob's great grandmother Lybba Edelstein. These letters, and the films Bob saw at the Lybba fired his imagination! They were prominently featured in the "Bob Dylan's American Journey" museum exhibit at the Weisman Art Museum. We include photos from the exhibit and a historic photo of the theatre here in Hibbing for provenance & authentication. See gallery for an image!

    Estimated delivery: November 2014

    0 out of 1 claimed

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