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    Bob Dylan: 1965 Newport Folk Festival Program and Ticket. This 8.5" x 11" program is comprised of sixty-three pages of stories, line-ups, photographs, and performer biographies. Notable musicians who played the July festival included Bob Dylan, Joan Baez, Donovan, Peter, Paul, & Mary, the Paul Butterfield Blues Band, Gordon Lightfoot, Pete Seeger, Bill Monroe & the Blue Grass Boys, and many others. With a 3.5" x 2.25" festival courtesy pass. Covers of the program are slightly toned. Mounting remnants on the verso of the pass have caused some light adhesive ghosting on the recto.

    Dylan caused controversy at the '65 festival when, during his second performance on Sunday, he performed his first ever "plugged in" set. Dylan was angry with remarks made by Alan Lomax, an ethnomusicologist and one of the directors of the festival, a few days earlier when he introduced the Paul Butterfield Blues Band. Dylan quickly threw together a band including members of Paul Butterfield's group and others. The reception was mixed; some clapped and others booed. Thus began Dylan's transition from folk to rock and roll.

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    September, 2015
    19th-20th Saturday-Sunday
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    The movie quite literally changed my life. I have included a pic of me in Sly's Rocky 3 Cashmere overcoat, would much appreciate if it is possible for you to forward this email to Sly to let him know the overcoat is in good hands, and will be well taken care of, (as will be the Rambo knife forging tools, the other lot I won!) Wish you very happy holidays and a great 2016!
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