Bob Dylan, Polka Dots, 1966


Bob Dylan holds court at ‘The Castle’ in the Los Feliz neighborhood of Los Angeles, 1966.

Soon Lisa and Tom were living with friends in a group house, a mansion they called “the Castle.” Their home was a stopping place for many creative individuals moving in the Los Angeles artistic scene. Owners Tom Law, his brother, actor John Phillip Law, and a friend rented rooms to young artists, musicians, and actors to defray costs. Many of their guests, including Bob Dylan, David Crosby, Andy Warhol and the Velvet Underground, became celebrities of the counterculture.

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