The Fender Stratocaster that's going on sale next month and may fetch $500,000 because experts say it was played by Bob Dylan when he "went electric" at the 1965 Newport Folk Festival.
November 1, 2013 There's reason to get excited if you're a fan: The guitar that some experts say Bob Dylan played when he went electric at the 1965 Newport Folk Festival is to be sold in December. It's one of the most famous instruments in rock 'n' roll history.
Bob Dylan in April 1965, just as he was going electric.
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July 12, 2012 History Detectives thinks it has found the guitar Bob Dylan played when he famously (or infamously?) "went electric" at the Newport Folk Festival in 1965. But Dylan says otherwise.
The tsunami flows over sea walls towards TEPCO's Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant on March 11, 2011. This photo was taken by Tokyo Electric Power Company.
May 24, 2011 President Obama will visit Joplin, Missouri Sunday; tornado death toll at 116; nuclear fuel meltdown at Fukushima plant but material still contained; Chrysler will repay its debt to the U.S. government; Bob Dylan turns 70
Bob Dylan, during an April 8, 2011, concert in Shanghai.
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May 9, 2011 When it comes time to put some style into court opinions and legal briefs by plucking a line or two from a songwriter's oeuvre, Bob Dylan's lyrics are by far the No. 1 pick of justices and law clerks around the nation, the Los Angeles Times writes.
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