Jump to content

Barker's Pool/Bob Dylan


Recommended Posts

I came to Sheffield in 1980 and went to the Gaumont in Barker's Pool many times. I realise this photo claims to be taken in 1966 but is this really Barker's Pool ?

Screen Shot 2017-11-09 at 11.22.43.png

Link to post
Share on other sites

Clearly not.

The web has numerous photos of Dylan taken by the same photographer and being labeled as “taken in Sheffield on May 16, 1966.”

One such photo actually shows him leaving LSD Partners betting shop on Castle Blvd in Nottingham - which he would have likely passed between his concert in Leicester on May 15 and his concert in Sheffield on May 16. While the street in Nottingham isn’t identical to the image that claims to be Barkers Pool there is a lot of similarity with the architecture. So, best guess....

The ‘Barker’s Pool’ photo is actually a random street in Nottingham where he stopped for a lunch or toilet break on his way from Leicester to Sheffield.

 

Link to post
Share on other sites
boginspro

A couple of links that seem to be relevant --------  http://westbridgfordwire.com/bob-dylan-comes-west-bridgford/    -----------------         http://content.time.com/time/photogallery/0,29307,1812373_1721126,00.html          ------------          

http://westbridgfordwire.com/bob-dylan-visits-nottingham-1966-update/

Link to post
Share on other sites

Join the conversation

You are posting as a guest. If you have an account, sign in now to post with your account.
Note: Your post will require moderator approval before it will be visible.

Guest
Reply to this topic...

×   Pasted as rich text.   Restore formatting

  Only 75 emoji are allowed.

×   Your link has been automatically embedded.   Display as a link instead

×   Your previous content has been restored.   Clear editor

×   You cannot paste images directly. Upload or insert images from URL.

×
×
  • Create New...