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.
The Sex Shop Near Where Bob Dylan Lived
Interview: Famed Bob Dylan Violinist Scarlet Rivera On The Chance NYC-Street Meeting That Changed Her Life
Rock-Critic Pop Quiz #4: How Many ’60s Bob Dylan Albums Can You Name?
Let’s Play “Name Your Favorite Bob Dylan Song,” Starring No Age, Robyn Hitchcock, DJ Rekha, Greg Dulli, And More
Dylan’s Voice Archive: Nobody Likes Him In His Hometown
Dylan In NYC, Day 4: Haunting The Washington Square Hotel And The 8th Street Bookshop
Bob Dylan In NYC, Day 3: Revisiting The Gaslight, The Village Gate, And More
A Word From Todd Snider: What Would You Say If You Met Bob Dylan?
Dylan’s Voice Archives: In Praise Of The Kinder, Gentler Blonde on Blonde
Bob Dylan In NYC, Day 2: Revisiting Jones Street And 161 West 4th
Bob Dylan’s New York City: Why It Never Got Better Than 1961
Dylan’s Voice Archives: Mods And Rockers Face Off In An Epic Orgy Of Stage-Crashing And Fruit-Throwing
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