Newport Folk Festival

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Bob Dylan’s Electric Guitar Sells For Nearly $1M

The Fender Stratocaster that Bob Dylan plugged in when he famously went electric at the 1965 Newport Folk Festival sold Friday for nearly $1 million — the highest price ever paid for a guitar at auction. Christie’s auction house did not immediately identify the absentee buyer who agreed to pay $965,000 for the sunburst-finish guitar.

12/06/2013

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