Thursday, December 22
The Gaslight Cafe
Wikipedia - "The Gaslight Cafe was a coffeehouse in the Greenwich Village neighborhood of Manhattan, New York. Also known as The Village Gaslight, it opened in 1958 and became notable as a venue for folk music and other musical acts. It closed in 1971. The Gaslight was originally a 'basket house' where unpaid performers would pass around a basket at the end of each set and hope to be paid. Opened in 1958 by John Mitchell, the Gaslight showcased beat poets Allen Ginsberg and Gregory Corso but later became a folk-music club. ..."
AL ARONOWITZ remembers the Gaslight
Upstairs/Downstairs: A Night Out on MacDougal Street
Guardian - Greenwich Village: what remains of New York's beat generation haunts?
Bob Dylan: GASLIGHT CAFÉ
YouTube: Dylan in New York: The Gaslight, Village Gate, Big Fat Pussy Cat, and more, JOHN BRENT'S BIBLE LAND 1961 GREENWICH VILLAGE STORY (Live), Bob Dylan & Dave Van Ronk, Ramblin' Jack Elliott - Cocaine, Dave Van Ronk "Hang me, Oh Hang Me", Bill Monroe & The Bluegrass Boys - Gaslight Cafe, NY 1966, Pony Blues · Son House, Bob Dylan - Barbara Allen (1962 Gaslight Cafe)