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Betsy Siggins moves through Gallery 263 like its her own three-dimensional photo album. And in a lot of ways, it is.
She stops at a photograph of some girls by a pool.
“That’s me, this is Joan [Baez]’s oldest sister Pauline, Joan, David Gude, Dylan’s old girlfriend Suze Rotolo, Dylan’s manager, Albert Grossman in the background, Judy Collins’ manager in the shades there,” she continues.
They’re at the Viking Hotel Pool in Newport for the 1964 Newport Folk Festival.
For half a century Siggins has watched American folk music rise from modest beginnings at the original Mt. Auburn Street Club 47 (now Club Passim on Church St.) to a movement of international acclaim. A selection of photographs from her collection is on display through the weekend at Gallery 263, supplementing the gallery’s first-ever folk music festival. Continue reading