Friday, February 17, 2012

The Mamas & the Papas - Creeque Alley

If you have some time to while away, by all means go here. I was most interested to discover a tenuous link between the Mamas & the Papas and Duffy's Love Shack!



emmett said...

Holy shit!! Duffy's Love Shack has got to be owned by the same Duffy, right?

Keeps getting stranger and stranger...

Anonymous said...

some clarification .... The "original" Duffy's Bar & Guest House was on Creque Alley - roughly above the now Parrot Deli. It was owned by Hugh Duffy ... Tim Duffy (his son) and my late husband originated Duffy's Love Shack in Red Hook. Tim grew up in Charlotte Amalie, and yes the M&P got their sound together here in STT. Johnny Cash also played at Duffy's. It was a STT institution in the 60's. The M&P guitar in the Rock & Roll Hall of fame belonged to Tim as a kid. When Denny Dogherty's guitar broke he asked Tim if he could have his! Liz Duffy

Emmett said...

Hey Liz! Wow, what amazing information... thank you so much for the comment! I have been going to STT regularly since the early '80s (and headed there again in March), so this is very cool stuff to hear about! I had no idea. Amazing stuff, really.

Also, how on earth did you find this post?

Kind regards,