July 25, 1965 – Newport Folk Festival / Bob Dylan goes electric with “Maggie’s Farm”
I have read many different interpretations of the booing from the crowd that many attribute to his decision to electrify the set. Some suggest it was because his set was short compared to the others or due to the terrible sound quality. Whatever the truth, it was certainly a defining moment in music history.
HT to ToddN via Twitter for the vid link.