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Bleecker Street: Greenwich Village in the '60s

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Bleecker Street: Greenwich Village in the '60s

type:
Music
Current Status:
In Season
performer:
Iris DeMent, Jonatha Brooke, Various Artists
Producers:
Astor Place
genre:
Folk

We gave it a B

Bleeker Street: Greenwich Village in the ’60s, an arresting tribute to ’60s folk music, as performed by Jonatha Brooke, Iris DeMent, Cry Cry Cry, and 16 others, finds the new generation of folkies interpreting the mother’s milk of the ’60s folk canon. Not every performance lives up to the simmering desperation or luminous beauty of the originals, but the surprise is how few songs sound dated in the ’90s. B