This evening's delightful discovery is a regional English paper's slightly bemused review of Bob Dylan's 1966 tour.

"I must admit I was surprised at the heavy emphasis Dylan put on this type of music which has by no means become associated with him. But one must give him credit for such a brave display of his amazing versatility."


Their competitors (the Leicester Chronicle rather than the Leicester Mercury) were a bit more pro. Get the feeling these two reviewers did not often agree.

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(this was a week into the tour & two days before the infamous "Judas" concert in Manchester - I suspect half the audience had read the papers from the earlier legs and were going in spoiling for a fight...)

Update: absolutely everything is on the internet. Here's the full concert, complete with audience in the second half getting a bit punchy:

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