Dylan and the Bible

Most serious Dylan fans know that his lyrics are heavily influenced by the Bible. Bert Cartwright published one of the first books on the subject (long out-of-print). Check out the link below to read-up on Damian Balassone’s efforts to do the same.

The 1961 Beatnik Riot

Although  I know the history of the 60’s folk movement pretty well, 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.              

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