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Bob Dylan to release new album, "Tempest," on Sept. 11

Bob Dylan performs onstage during the 17th Annual Critics' Choice Movie Awards held on Jan. 12, 2012, in Los Angeles. Kevin Winter/Getty Images

(CBS News) Bob Dylan is celebrating the 50-year anniversary of the release of his first album with the release of a new album - "Tempest," his record label announced Tuesday.

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The album, which features 10 new songs, will be released on Sept. 11, Columbia Records annouced. "Tempest" is the 35th studio set from Dylan.

The 71-year-old singer-songwriter's last album "Together Through Life" sold more than a million copies and debuted at No. 1 in the U.S. as well as in the U.K., according to Reuters.

Dylan was honored with one of the nation's highest civilian honores, the Presidential Medal of Freedom, earlier this year.

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