Graeme Thomson

This recreation of Dylan’s Free Trade Hall concert is supremely good

Plus: the last Monkee standing has done rather wonderful things to four R.E.M. songs

In May 1966, Bob Dylan toured the UK with The Band, minus drummer Levon Helm, and abrasively pulled the plug on any lingering notions of his being a mere folk singer. Playing two sets every night – the first acoustic, the second electric – even the solo numbers were wild, lysergic, unravelled.

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