Rock's Backpages Library Rock's Backpages
the online library of pop writing

Tom Rush Tells Why He's Now Electrified!

Loraine Alterman, Detroit Free Press, 11 November 1966

ONCE UPON a time folk singers looked at electric guitars and top 40 radio in horror. Then several years back the big hero of the folk world, Bob Dylan, shocked the purists by plugging into the electric current and getting his records played on top 40 stations.

Total word count of piece: 577


Becoming a member is easy. Membership gives you access to all the thousands of articles in the library.

Click here to go to Subscribe page.

Click here for academic and other group subscriptions.