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New and old celebrate 50 years of folk at Newport

Pete Seeger headlined both days. Pete Seeger headlined both days. (AP Photo / Joe Giblin)
By James Reed
Globe Staff / August 3, 2009

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NEWPORT, R.I. - No matter how diverse the programming, there’s always a naysayer who grumbles about the mix of old and new at Newport’s fabled folk festival. This was not the year to complain. To celebrate the event’s golden anniversary, this year dubbed Folk Festival 50, the event was one of the most triumphant and inclusive in recent memory. (Full article: 764 words)

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