Barry Goldberg played organ with Bob Dylan at the 1965 Newport Folk Festival and was a member of The Electric Flag with fellow Chicago blues aficionado Mike Bloomfield when he was introduced to Gerry Goffin in 1972 as a potential songwriting partner. The sessions produced a pair of hits. Goldberg paid tribute to Goffin, who passed away June 18 at the age of 75.

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