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October 21, 2015

“It’s a story that has since become the stuff of legend. The Bob Dylan World Tour of 1966 – which followed his ‘going electric’ moment at Newport Folk Festival a year earlier – became one of the most notorious music tours ever staged, thanks to the boiling controversy that courted it round the globe. From country to country, fans were divided, and those on the negative side were vocal with their anger about what they felt was a betrayal. To them, their darling folk hero had dared to turn his back on his acoustic beginnings.”

Read the full story and watch an exclusive video of fans storming out of Bob Dylan’s gig on Noisey >> here

 

Bob Dylan is currently on a UK tour: have a read of the phenomenal reaction to Bob Dylan’s opening night at The Royal Albert Hall this week…

The Guardian gave the performance ★★★★★ – Read more here

“Royal Albert Hall gives standing ovation for Dylan, a legend being legendaryRead more from The Evening Standard

“This is great work and it’s more than worth your time to be its witness” ★★★★★ review – Read more from The Arts Desk

“A standing ovation from the crowd and a bow from the band finished a night of Dylan on form, as mercurial as ever but at the very least pleased to be with us.” The Times

 

 

 

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