4. Bob Dylan Switches to an Electric Guitar
At the Newport Folk Festival in 1965, the audience was shocked to see Bob Dylan trade his trusty old guitar to an electric guitar. With that move, he showed everyone the breadth of his musicality and that he wasn’t to be tied down to the image that his fans built him to be. Half of the audience enjoyed the shift while the other half booed him and his band as they were leaving the stage.
3. Bob Marley Shows Up at Smile Jamaica after Assassination Attempt
In 1976, the world was shocked to hear that Bob Marley was shot in an assassination attempt – inside his home. 2 days after, he was on the stage of Smile Jamaica in Kingston. The King of Reggae had this to say, “The people who are trying to make this world worse aren’t taking a day off, how can I?”