Legendary press conference.
The San Francisco Press Conference was set up by Ralph Gleason at KQED-TV, an educational station, in the bay area of San Francisco and took place on December 3rd 1965. It was broadcast on KQED later that day, just before Dylan and The Hawks played their first night at the Berkeley Community Theater.
Source: The Fiddler Now Upspoke, pp. 359-374.
San Francisco, California
3 December 1965
San Francisco Press Conference
Released on the DVD Dylan Speaks, Eagle Media MDV622, 30 October 2006.
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||“Highway 61 Revisited”
||December 21, 1965
||November 30 , 1965
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Los Angeles, California
3 September 1965
- Bob Dylan (vocal & electric guitar)
- Robbie Robertson (guitar)
- Al Kooper (organ)
- Harvey Brooks (bass)
- Levon Helm (drums)
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August 15: The Beatles played at Shea Stadium in 1965
The Shea Stadium concert on 15 August was record-breaking and one of the most famous concert events of its era. Over 55,000 people saw the concert. “Beatlemania” was at one of its highest marks at the Shea show. Film footage taken at the concert shows many teenagers and women crying, screaming, and even fainting. The crowd noise was such that security guards can be seen covering their ears as The Beatles enter the field.
The Beatles interview before Shea Stadium:
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|On July 25, 1965, Dylan performed with a rock band at the Newport Folk Festival. Some sections of the audience booed Dylan’s performance. Leading members of the folk movement, including Irwin Silber and Ewan MacColl criticised Dylan for moving away from political songwriting, and performing with an electric band. (wikipedia)
Newport, Rhode Island
25 July 1965
Newport Folk Festival
Bob Dylan (vocal & electric guitar), Michael Bloomfield (electric guitar) & Sam Lay (drums)
1 Al Kooper (organ), Jerome Arnold (bass).
2, 3 Barry Goldberg (organ), Al Kooper (bass)
4, 5 Bob Dylan (vocal, harmonica & acoustic guitar).
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The Beatles were such a prolific album act that it’s sometimes hard to abstract their later singles; here, they ride their roots as a bar band in Liverpool and Hamburg to a new kind of glory.
~Dave Marsh (The Heart of Rock & Soul)
The opening circular riff, played on 12-string guitar by George Harrison, was a signpost for the folk-rock wave that would ride through rock music itself in 1965.
~Richie Unterberger (allmusic.com)
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