Bob Dylan In NYC: Revisiting Cafe Wha? And 94 MacDougal

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Pic by Trucks.
Today marks the 50th anniversary of Bob Dylan's arrival in New York City: To celebrate, each day this week we'll be taking you to a different landmark integral to the half-century-old Bob-in-NYC story, hosted by the most deadpan voice-over guy in history (that'd be me) and filmed by Voice video guru Jeremy Krinsley. In today's episode, we visit the still-intact Cafe Wha? (where it all started back on January 24, 1961) and 94 MacDougal, where Dylan lived -- unhappily, it would appear, thanks to that guy rooting through his trash -- for a few years after returning to the city in 1969.

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cathy
cathy

I was born and lived on 93 mcdougal during the 50's and sixties saw the fugs at cafe wha among numerous great musicians what memories!!!!!!!!!!!

Martha
Martha

LAID THE SMACK DOWN!!!! this is great, can't wait for the others this week

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