Everything you think you know about Bob Dylan at Newport is wrong (more or less)

You’ve heard the stories about what happened at the 1965 Newport Folk Festival when Bob Dylan “went electric”, boos, things thrown at the stage, Pete Seeger grabbing an ax. But how much of the legend is true? Writer Elijah Wald went through Newport’s archives of tape and film and produced Bob Dylan at Newport: Dylan Goes Electric which cuts through the legend and presents what really happened. Spoiler: It’s not what you think.

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