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Thread #90283 Message #1721071
Posted By: Charley Noble
18-Apr-06 - 09:49 AM
Thread Name: Barry Finn/Charley Noble - NYC 4/22
Subject: RE: Barry Finn/Charley Noble - NYC 4/22
Only a few days before Barry and I take off for the big city, early Friday morning to be exact. The weather looks great and the wind favorable.
Here's some more background on the Pulestons of Bellport, Long Island. Betty Puleston, Dennis' widow, has worked with George Stoney for years on documentary films. One of their well-known musical documentaries was focused on Lee Hays and the Weaver Reunion. Their daughter Jennifer also worked on that film.
One of my missions while I'm in Bellport will be making some notes on some 6 hours of songparty tapes that were generated in the late 1950's and early 1960's by the Pulestons and their neighbors. On the recordings they're all having one hell of a good time but sometimes it's not at all clear who is leading a song, and what song it might be. We've already converted the tapes into CD format.
Anyone planning to join us in NYC-South Street, Bellport, Mystic, or Gloucester?