Sunday, July 31, 2022 – Dylan and the 60’s Folk Scene

A UU retrospective look at the explosion of interest in folk music in the early 1960’s coincided with my coming of age as a UU. It was core to my cherished experience as a high school LRY’er (Liberal Religious Youth) and as a sometime activist college student swept up in the turbulence of 60’s bohemianism and civil rights and antiwar protest. Among the many wonderful folk singers who defined that era, Bob Dylan stands out as its icon. Worship Associate Jim Lincoln explores from a UU perspective the cultural and political charisma and significance of the 60’s folk scene mainly through the lens of Dylan’s poetic, spiritual, and often justice-themed songs.

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