1979 Long Island women's music festival: Ruth Pelham and June Millington

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1979 Long Island women's music festival: Ruth Pelham and June Millington
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The festival was held from March 17, 1979. Archives has two tapes from this event. The first has a performance by Ruth Pelham, vocals, acoustic guitar, and piano. Songs include: Welcome to the singing -- Magic penny (M. Reynolds) -- Don't you think -- Marie Brown -- Tiny flies -- Broomsticks -- Collage -- Mother nature is a strong woman. Host is Judy Castelli. Songs "Tiny flies" and "Broomsticks" were not broadcast 5/27/79 according to tape label. The second tape has a performance by June Millington of Fanny and her band which includes Lisa Brown on sax and flutes, Jennifer Condos on bass, and Miss Joyce on drums. This tape is labeled "7 of 7" which would imply that there are 5 missing tapes from this event. Unclear if this tape was broadcast. Recordings previously cataloged as IZ1395.01 and IZ1395.07. (see flyer below from Smith College's Women's Music Archives Collection)

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Date Recorded on: 
at Nassau Community College, March 17, 1979
Date Broadcast on: 
WBAI, May 27, 1979
Total duration (All reels): 
2 reels (86 min.): 7 1/2 ips, mono.
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Los Angeles : Pacifica Radio Archives, 1979
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RESTRICTED. Permissions, licensing requests, Curriculum Initiative, Campus Campaign and all other inquiries should be directed to: Mark Torres, Archives Director, 800-735-0230, Mark@PacificaRadioArchives.org
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This recording has been digitally preserved as part of Pacifica's American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982 grant preservation project, and is available for research and reference . Please contact the archives via telephone: 818-506-1077 or email:  americanwomen at pacificaradioarchives dot org for information on how to obtain a copy of this program. Thank you.

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