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Go electric!

On this day in 1965, Bob Dylan went electric at the Newport Folk Festival. The folk music establishment was not impressed. In fact, they were down right angry. They viewed Dylan's metamorphosis as a put-down, a betrayal. The establishment despises...
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Echo Chamber: Bob Dylan

Music / Rock & Pop : Pitchfork: News (2 years ago)

Photo by John Shearer "If you think you've been called a bad name, try to work your way out from under that. Yeah, and for what? For playing an electric guitar? As if that is in some kind of way equitable to betraying our Lord and d... Read Post

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Pop Culture / Celebrity : The Dish Rag (3 years ago)

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