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    Bob Dylan, Mike Bloomfield & Barry Goldberg Historic 1965 Newport Folk Festival Rehearsal Photo An original 8x10" glossy B&W picture by famed photographer David Gahr of Bob Dylan rehearsing on the afternoon of July 25, 1965, with a full set of electric musicians. That evening, Dylan would make rock-music history by playing three songs with his backing band, including "Like a Rolling Stone," while much of the audience disapproved and booed. But Dylan carried on, and to this day, has never looked back.

    The other accomplished musicians on stage with Dylan at this rehearsal, from L-R, were Mike Bloomfield on electric guitar, drummer Sam Lay (partially obscured), bassist Jerome Arnold (without instrument) and keyboardist Barry Goldberg (with headband). Bloomfield, Lay and Arnold were members of the Paul Butterfield Blues Band, who also played the fest. The only member of that night's historic performance missing from this photo is organist Al Kooper.

    The back of the image has the photographer David Gahr's stamp. What a cool and desirable image that reflected a changing time in our musical history. Will look great matted and framed. COA from Heritage Auctions.


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    November, 2019
    16th-17th Saturday-Sunday
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