Bob Dylan in Paris…

We saw a fantastique exhibit on Bob Dylan at the Cite de la Musique in Paris last week. It was beautifully and very comprehensively produced, running the gamut from Dylan’s early biography and influences through his far-reaching impact on the music of his time and beyond, including his relationship to Paris. (And leave it to Kevin, a walking encyclopedia of ’60s music, to find a couple of historical errors immediately. I wanted him to tell one of the sincere, expert staff, but he declined, feeling it would seem like fault-finding, and irritatingly American. Of course he was right.)

I snapped these shots before I was told to stop. The exhibit closes July 22nd after extending its several-month run for an extra week. I imagine it will travel, and it’s definitely worth seeing if you get the chance.

Allen Ginsberg, Peter Orlovsky, Barbara Rubin, Bob Dylan and Daniel Kramer

Joan Baez on the cover of TIME

Dylan and Baez in a rare comic moment

Young Dylan; there were so many more amazing photographs!

I was VERY impressed by this music complex and sad to learn that they wouldn’t have any more music programming until September. Oh, well… c’est la vie!

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Teresa Young teaches music-makers and coaches savvy folks to accomplish passion-based goals in healthy, balanced new ways. She teaches in north Los Angeles and coaches by phone in the U.S. and via Skype beyond.