Letter: Closing night at The Folkway

Published: 04-11-2024 12:35 PM

Odetta sang on closing night at The Folkway.

The only way into the building that night, for those without tickets, was via the third floor back walkway. But wherever you were inside, you could hear Odetta. How she pitched her voice soft enough to reach her audience that night remains a mystery to this auditor to this day.

It remains a magical moment in Peterborough's history.

Russell Bastedo


The writer is the retired New Hampshire state curator.