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Hyped By Your Heroes: Bob Dylan, Randy Newman

Charlie Gillett, Record Mirror, 25 July 1970

THE SUMMER of 1970 will go down in the history books as the time when the music of the period finally let loose the truth about itself, on four sides of a Bob Dylan LP, in a ten-minute sequence of the film Woodstock, in a half-hour Disco-2 programme on the afore-mentioned Dylan, and in a noisy never-ending event wildly mis-named the Bath Festival.

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