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.
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