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Bob Dylan expected to be piano man at Rochester show

If his recent concert performances in Europe are any indication, then Bob Dylan will be playing mostly piano -- not guitar -- at his Aug. 21 show in Rochester. The 71-year-old Hibbing native surprised his devotees during his Neverending Tour stops in England and Germany last week by sitting at a grand piano most of the time.
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If his recent concert performances in Europe are any indication, then Bob Dylan will be playing mostly piano -- not guitar -- at his Aug. 21 show in Rochester. The 71-year-old Hibbing native surprised his devotees during his Neverending Tour stops in England and Germany last week by sitting at a grand piano most of the time.

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