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Bob Dylan: Live 1966 - The "Royal Albert Hall" Concert

Richard Williams, MOJO, November 1998

SO HERE it is, the Holy Grail of rock'n'roll, famed in song and story for a generation, finally on sale at your local record store. Not, of course, from the Royal Albert Hall but from the Free Trade Hall in Manchester, where on May 17, 1966 someone in the audience shouted "Judas!" and sparked what may have been the most electrifying single moment in post-war culture.

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