15 Vintage Photos Of Pete Seeger, Bob Dylan, And Other Folk Legends From The ’60s And ’70s

Caffè Lena: Inside America’s Legendary Folk Music Coffeehouse shares exclusive images of and stories about the folk royalty who have played at Lena Spencer’s famed Saratoga Springs coffeehouse.

1. Jackie Washington, 1960

© Joe Alper Photo Collection LLC

2. Hedy West, 1961

© Joe Alper Photo Collection LLC

3. Pete Seeger with friends at the Cline home, 1962

© Joe Alper Photo Collection LLC

4. Bob Dylan, 1962

© Joe Alper Photo Collection LLC

5. Jackie Alper, Bob Dylan, Suze Rotolo, and Guy MacKenzie, 1962

© Joe Alper Photo Collection LLC

6. The Freedom Singers: Charles Neblett, Bernice Johnson, Cordell Reagon, and Rutha Harris, 1963

© Joe Alper Photo Collection LLC

7. Mississippi John Hurt, 1964

© Joe Alper Photo Collection LLC

8. Pete Seeger, 1965

© Joe Alper Photo Collection LLC

9. Lena Spencer and Spalding Gray, 1965

© Joe Alper Photo Collection LLC

10. Loudon Wainwright III, 1970s

Photo by Michael L Noonan

11. Don McLean, 1970s

© Joseph Deuel

12. Arlo Guthrie at Lena Spencer’s apartment, 1973

Photo by Lilla Juhl (Wales)

13. Utah Phillips, 1974

Photo by George Alper

14. Lena Spencer and Loudon Wainwright III, 1977

Photo by Eleanor Gurewitsch

15. Rufus Wainwright with Kate and Anna McGarrigle, 1985

© Thom Wolke

Caffè Lena is out now, and available for purchase here!

All images from Caffè Lena: Inside America’s Legendary Folk Music Coffeehouse, edited by Jocelyn Arem in collaboration with Caffè Lena, published by powerHouse Books.

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