December 29, 1962 Bob Dylan was at Troubadour Club, London

December 29, 1962 Bob Dylan was at Troubadour Club, London

According to Wikipedia

Bob Dylan – Christmas 1962,  performing under the name Blind Boy Grunt 

December 29, 1962 Bob Dylan was at Troubadour Club, London

According to  https://burnshotel.co.uk/

The Troubadour was the first place where Bob Dylan performed in London. Paul Simon, Martin Carthy, Redd Sullivan, Charlie Watts, Sammy Davis jnr and Jimi Hendrix have all played here. Led Zeppelin used to come and jam here after their Earl’s Court gigs. Tom Robinson and Elvis Costello used to play here too.

December 29, 1962 Bob Dylan was at Troubadour Club, London

According to https://www.troubadour.com/

After a gig by resident band The Men, Bob Dylan comes onstage for an impromptu “folk-twist” jam session – attended only by Troubadour staff. Shortly afterward, Dylan makes pop music history by switching from folk to folk-rock.

 

It’s also the place where Private Eye was first set up, where Bob Dylan played his first London gigs,

https://www.londontown.com/LondonInformation/Restaurant/Troubadour/a8ad/

 

Bob Dylan first arrived in London in 1963, for instance, he came with one
written instruction from Pete Seeger: 'Find The Troubadour. Ask for
Anthea.') He did both and she promptly shoved him on-stage on what was a
talent night, sleeping on her floor for the next few nights while she found
him accomodation and put him in touch with folk club bookers. Their
friendship would endure through the years.

Read More at : https://www.expectingrain.com/dok/who/j/josephanthea.html

 

“Grossman was already in London, along with the singer Odetta, and saw Dylan put up in the raffish Mayfair Hotel near Berkeley Square. That first evening, the singer set about exploring the network of London folk clubs, visiting a different one almost every evening for two weeks: Bunjies Coffee House, possibly the Establishment and Les Cousins, certainly the Roundhouse and the celebrated Troubadour on Cromwell Road, where he headed after a tip-off from the American folk revivalist Pete Seeger.”

Read More at : https://www.theguardian.com/music/2005/sep/18/popandrock.bobdylan

 

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