I know the history of the 60’s folk movement pretty well, but I had never heard of the “Beatnik Riot” of 1961. To mark the 50th anniversary NPR did a piece on it. Link to the documentary, “Bloody Sunday” below.
Month: June 2015
Story of how Dylan came to participate in the Isle of Wright Festival.
Izzy Young ran the Folklore Center in Greenwich Village back in the early sixties. Dylan and all the folk singers knew him well.