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Who did you see, when and where?

I grew up in the clubs of Southern California in the early 1960s...The Golden Bear where I saw Linda Ronstadt and the Stone Pony's, The Nit…

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"Who did you see at The Bottom Line?"

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1 Aug 16, 2015
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I was there. Really!

I'm going to be attending the upcoming Fillmore East employee reunion. It will be great to see old comrades from those long gone times. My…

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0 Aug 25, 2011

THE BOTTOM LINE

I saw Dan Hicks and His Hotlicks at The Bottom line. It's a student union for NYU now. Who did you see there? Was it Springsteen in 1975?

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2 Feb 21, 2011
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Sandi's Profile · Sandi's Wall Sandi Bachom Heygang....doing a little research. Who did you see in Greenwich Village?When and where? I saw…

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0 Jan 12, 2011

Who did you see, when and where?

I grew up in the clubs of Southern California in the early 1960s...The Golden Bear where I saw Linda Ronstadt and the Stone Pony's, The Nit…

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0 Jan 12, 2011

THE VILLAGE GATE

The Village Gate is closed but it's now Le Poissante Rouge, who did  you see there and when? Was it Jacque Brel is Alive and Well?  Was it…

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1 Sep 11, 2010
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GERDES FOLK CITY

This music is as moving and important in connection us as it was when I first heard it 50 years ago.  Recently there was the Gerdes Folk Ci…

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1 Sep 2, 2010
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QUOTES

"A folksinger's job is to comfort the disturbed and disturb the comfortable."-Woody Guthrie"We're all in this together" ~ Mike Porco

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1 Sep 2, 2010
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THE BITTER END

The Bitter End is owned by 92 year old Paul Colby and is in its 50th year! Who did you see there and when?

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0 Aug 22, 2010

MAX'S KANSAS CITY

We used to go to Max's and eat chick peas and amazing steaks, you'd see Andy Warhol or Al Kooper, it was one of the great hangs....EVER!

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0 Aug 21, 2010

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Happy Traum at the Gerdes Folk City 50th Reunion 6/7/10 "Buckets Of Rain" and talks about Dylan

"BRING BACK THEM GOOD OLD DAYS!" ~ Comments from our members!

Lisi Tribble about Gerdes Folk City:
"Jay Byrd was the last hooter- Dustin Hoffman based his character "Hawk" in Ishtar on him. Enamel the Camel. The Roches. Rick Danko. David Massengill. George Gerdes. Eric Andersen. Mark Johnson. Gregory Fleeman. Jack Hardy. Robin Williamson. Tret Fure. Ferron. Sammy Walker. Lach. . .--Anderson,

Bob Dylan was also below age when he first played there. Mike signed his guardianship forms."


"I loved it when the Village was still like a small community, a town within Manhattan, and mostly "regulars" would hang out.....I always felt so welcome there... Bring back them old days!"
~Ida Langsam

"This website is gonna catch on fire. Great idea! When I get to something other than an iPhone I'll upload some pix and stuff. I'll be keeping tabs...I Think this kind of organized exposure for the artists willing to perform is Great. going to blossom"
~Bob Porco (grandson of Mike)

"Thanks so much for putting this whole thing together, and for inviting me to participate. I have such wonderful memories of the Bitter End and all the other coffee houses: Gerde's Folk City, The Gaslight Cafe... saw so many wonderful artists perform."
~Yvonne Fitzner

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