​When Bob Dylan played De Montfort Hall, Leicester, in 1965



Bob Dylan has been awarded the 2016 Nobel Prize for Literature.
The US singer, 75, is the first songwriter to be presented with the prestigious honour.
He was given the prize "for having created new poetic expressions within the great American song tradition".
Here, we take a look back at when the folk singer came to Leicester in 1965 and performed at the De Montfort Hall.
His first gig here was a huge success – but 12 months later it was an entirely different story.
Bob Dylan took to the stage at Leicester's De Montfort Hall on May 2, 1965.
The gig was an emphatic success, with... read more

 
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