History through Bob Dylan's set-lists from Newport via the Examiner (some songs repeated over a few days each year). Image below from the Morrison Hotel Gallery.
1963: With God On Our Side, North Country Blues, Talkin' World War III Blues, Only a Pawn in Their Game, Talking John Birch Paranoid Blues, A Hard Rain's-A-Gonna Fall, Blowin' in the Wind, We Shall Overcome, Who Killed Davy Moore?, Masters of War, Playboys and Playgirls, With God On Our Side
1964: It Ain't Me Babe, Mr. Tambourine Man, All I Really Want to Do, To Romona, Chimes of Freedom, With God On Our Side
1965: Mr. Tambourine Man, Love Minus Zero, All I Really Want To Do, Maggie's Farm, Like a Rolling Stone, It Takes a Lot to Laugh it Takes a Train to Cry, It's All Over Now Baby Blue, Mr. Tambourine Man
Here is a collection of video clips about Dylan's at Newport, including a short interview with Pete Seeger about what really happened behind the scenes in those first moments of electricity in 1965. You can learn more with Suze Rotolo's memoir, A Freewheelin' Time, Martin Scorsese's No Direction Home, and the documentary The Other Side of the Mirror: Bob Dylan Live at the Newport Folk Festival 1963-1965. Follow photographer Rowland Scherman as he walks NPR through his portfolio of images from the 1963 festival here. Bob Dylan recently put out a series of unreleased recordings from his career (The Bootleg Series, Side Tracks), and an iPad APP for his Another Self Portrait set. A 41-album box set, The Complete Album Collection vol. 1, was just released in November. Spy Vibers might also enjoy the new Cohen Brothers film called Inside Lleyn Davis, about a musician struggling in the Greenwich Village folk scene in 1961. Smithsonian Folkways just released a Dave Van Ronk box set called Down on Washington Square. Also check out the many books and CDs by John Cohen (New Lost City Ramblers), including a collection of early Dylan portraits. Photographs from the era by John Byrne Cooke here.
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