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Saturday, July 25, 2015

50 Years Ago, Bob Dylan Electrified A Decade With One Concert - NPR - Artist of Interest

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In the early 1960s, burgeoning folk music scenes were burbling up all over the country, and the Newport Folk Festival was their confluence.
By the middle of the decade, the reigning king was a youngBob Dylan, the man who gave them the now-standards "Blowin' in the Wind" and "The Times They Are a-Changin'." But on this day 50 years ago, Bob Dylan did the unthinkable, the unforgiveable: He plugged in an electric guitar, and he rocked hard.
Link:  All Things Considered - NPR

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