The Resource Dylan Goes Electric! : Newport, Seeger, Dylan, and the Night that Split the Sixties, Elijah Wald

Dylan Goes Electric! : Newport, Seeger, Dylan, and the Night that Split the Sixties, Elijah Wald

Label
Dylan Goes Electric! : Newport, Seeger, Dylan, and the Night that Split the Sixties
Title
Dylan Goes Electric!
Title remainder
Newport, Seeger, Dylan, and the Night that Split the Sixties
Statement of responsibility
Elijah Wald
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Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
One of the music world's pre-eminent critics takes a fresh and much-needed look at the day Dylan "went electric" at the Newport Folk Festival, timed to coincide with the event's fiftieth anniversary. On the evening of July 25, 1965, Bob Dylan took the stage at Newport Folk Festival, backed by an electric band, and roared into his new rock hit, Like a Rolling Stone. The audience of committed folk purists and political activists who had hailed him as their acoustic prophet reacted with a mix of shock, booing, and scattered cheers. It was the shot heard round the world--Dylan's declaration of musical independence, the end of the folk revival, and the birth of rock as the voice of a generation--and one of the defining moments in twentieth-century music. In Dylan Goes Electric!, Elijah Wald explores the cultural, political and historical context of this seminal event that embodies the transformative decade that was the sixties. Wald delves deep into the folk revival, the rise of rock, and the tensions between traditional and groundbreaking music to provide new insights into Dylan's artistic evolution, his special affinity to blues, his complex relationship to the folk establishment and his sometime mentor Pete Seeger, and the ways he reshaped popular music forever. Breaking new ground on a story we think we know, Dylan Goes Electric! is a thoughtful, sharp appraisal of the controversial event at Newport and a nuanced, provocative, analysis of why it matters
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TEFOD
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Wald, Elijah
Dewey number
781.6609
Index
no index present
LC call number
ML3534
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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  • Dylan, Bob
  • Newport Folk Festival
  • Rock music
  • Folk music
Label
Dylan Goes Electric! : Newport, Seeger, Dylan, and the Night that Split the Sixties, Elijah Wald
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http://overdrive.ebrpl.com/ContentDetails.htm?ID=75175789-264C-4A27-9363-7F35DC731346
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1 online resource.
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online
Isbn
9780062366702
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rdamedia
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Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
75175789-264C-4A27-9363-7F35DC731346
System control number
(OCoLC)907677151
Label
Dylan Goes Electric! : Newport, Seeger, Dylan, and the Night that Split the Sixties, Elijah Wald
Link
http://overdrive.ebrpl.com/ContentDetails.htm?ID=75175789-264C-4A27-9363-7F35DC731346
Publication
Note
OverDrive eBook
Antecedent source
unknown
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource.
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780062366702
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
75175789-264C-4A27-9363-7F35DC731346
System control number
(OCoLC)907677151

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