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Unformatted text preview: Beatles arrived in US in Feb. 1964 (featured on Ed Sulllivan TV show) followed by dozens of other British bands increasingly rapid, pervasive international flow of music (and other commodities and cultural practices) 6/6/07 6 Newport Folk Festival to Woodstock “Blowing in the Wind” with Pete Seeger, Joan Baez, and the Freedom Singers (including Bernice Reagon) Dylan was a star at the Newport Folk Festival 1963 & 1964 Dylan shocked Seeger & many others in 1965: performed with electric guitar, bass, organ & drums leading figure in “folk music” had gone over to “rock” violated a sense of community with folk song movement & politically engaged leftists Jimi Hendrix at Woodstock, 1969: “The Star Spangled Banner” more fully exploited the sonic potential of the electric guitar for imagery, commentary, protest … ?...
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- Fall '07
- Joan Baez, Newport Folk Festival, guitar-playing protest singers