Toward an oral history of Cape Ann : Scotti, Steven

  • Toward an oral history of Cape Ann : Scotti, Steven
  • Scotti, Steven, Interviewee
  • Gibson, Gregory, Interviewer
  • 2 sound files, digital, MPEG3 file
  • The following names and terms were used in this interview:Oaxaca, Ralph Metzger, Georges Oshawa, Stefan Volpe, Fugs, Whittier, Stanley Dale, John Josselyn, Gerard Malanga, Scotti's son Raem, Charles Peter Olson, Timothy Leary, Phychodelic Review, Kundalini Yoga, Beatles, Samurai sword, Vincent Ferrini, Betty Olson, Mary Shore, Sat Chit Ananda, Harvey Brown, Preston's Conquest (Prescott), Richard Alper, Macrobiotics, Jonathan Bayliss, Ed Sanders, Bob Dylan, YEats, Keats, Celia Finglod (Finberg), Being, Intelligence, bliss, Linda Parker, The Studio (Ferrini's Frame Shop).
  • Linda Brayton and David Masters, principal oral historians; Interviewer(s):Gregory Gibson (6/8/1978).
  • TRACKS:Scotti's relation with Olson, Psychedelic Review -- Olson's verbal ability -- Macrobiotics and yoga, Olson's eating habits -- Olson's reaction to microbiotics, interest in Kundalini Yoga -- Olson, Scotti and music -- Olson to Scotti's wife, Olson's habit of naming -- Olson and Ferrini -- Olson and son, wife -- Olson's relations with other persons -- Scotti's first meeting with Olson -- Olsons knowledge of house and history -- Party, old book -- Poet's Dance between Olson and Ferrini -- Olson's apartment, Linda Parker, persons after Olson's death -- Poets -- Ferrini's marriage -- Olson after wife's death -- Olson's loneliness -- Olson creating own world, charisma, funeral -- Harvey Brown -- Olson's depth -- Olson's astrological chart -- Olson in Gloucester.
  • Originally issued on sound cassettes and transferred to compact discs.
  • 06-08-1978
  • [Gloucester, Mass] : Sawyer Free Library


Scotti, Steven, Interviewee and Gibson, Gregory, Interviewer, “Toward an oral history of Cape Ann : Scotti, Steven,” Sawyer Free Library, Gloucester, Mass., accessed April 7, 2020,


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