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Walking in big footsteps: Famous musicians and their kids

Silke Wünsch / rfMay 30, 2016

From Dylan to Sinatra, a number of famous musicians have passed their talent down to their progeny. We take a look at the careers of musicians' children who have themselves become stars.

Jakob Dylan, copyright: picture-alliance/AP Photo/E. Agostini
Image: picture-alliance/AP Photo/E. Agostini

For his 75th birthday, Bob Dylan released his new album "Fallen Angel," on which he - for the second time - performs songs by his idol Frank Sinatra.

The two are not only legends of music history but are parents of musically gifted children. Bob Dylan's son Jakob is a successful rock and folk singer. Songs like "These boots are made for walking" made Frank Sinatra's daughter Nancy a star in the 1960s.

But these are not the only ones to walk in giant footsteps with their careers in music.