Friday, November 18, 2016

Sound Man Talks About Dylan's Infamous 1966 World Tour

Sound man Richard Alderson had a front-row seat at Dylan's historic 1966 tour. He reminisces about the demands of the job and the perplexing crowd reactions when Dylan went electric. One challenge of the tour was building a sound system at a time when most theaters were ill equipped for a loud, amplified band.



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4 comments:

Lsamsa said...

Good piece...thank you.
My hubby is a well respected 'sound guy', here in Canada, and I think he'll find this most interesting.
I'm a Dylan fan...so just a bonus.

The Nag said...

Did not know that you are a fellow Canuck. Most of my readers are American.

Lsamsa said...


Born & raised...and very proud to be.
I am surprised about most of your readers being American...I think that's a very nice thing.

The Nag said...

About 65% American, 25% Canadian and 10% from the rest of the world.