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Robert Shelton

Robert Shelton was born in Chicago in 1926 and was on the staff of the New York Times for two decades until he went to Europe. Best known as the man who "discovered" Bob Dylan, he was the principal chronicler of the 1960s US folk revival. His books include the Woody Guthrie collection Born to Win , The Face of Folk Music , The Country Music Story and The Electric Muse . He died in 1995. Elizabeth Thomson knew Robert Shelton for the last 15 years of his life. She was responsible for the 2011...See more