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  • Steve Nelson, WBCN, Part Four Opinion

    Hello Freeform Radio, Bye-Bye Boston Tea Party

    By: Steve Nelson and Charles Giuliano - Apr 18th, 2011

    We have more of our conversation with Steve Nelson, president of the Music Museum Of New England, and manager of legendary 1960s rock and blues club The Boston Tea Party. This fourth part of an extended dialogue with Charles Giuliano recounts the revolution in music programming on FM radio and the changing club scene in Boston.

  • Boston Legends All-Star ConcertTour Music

    Foxboro, Portsmouth, Pittsfield and Rutland

    By: Legends - Mar 14th, 2011

    A stellar line-up of legendary Boston rock musicians, who have played with The J. Geils Band, Aerosmith, Boston, The Joe Perry Project and other notable acts, have joined together to play an All-Star concert at four dates around New England.

  • Steve Nelson, The Bosstown Sound, Three Opinion

    Boston Hype Fizzles, James Brown Sizzles

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    By: Steve Nelson and Charles Giuliano - Mar 06th, 2011

    We continue our conversation with Steve Nelson, president of the Music Museum Of New England, and manager of legendary 1960s rock and blues club The Boston Tea Party. This third part of an extended dialogue with Charles Giuliano reviews “The Bosstown Sound,” a record business promotion to cash in on the emerging musical talent in Boston, and recalls how Dr. Martin Luther King’s assassination impacted the club and the city.

  • Steve Nelson Music Museum Of New England Opinion

    Two: Ray Riepen and The Boston Tea Party

    By: Steve Nelson and Charles Giuliano - Feb 05th, 2011

    Steve Nelson, president of the Music Museum Of New England, was the manager of legendary 1960s rock and blues club The Boston Tea Party. It was owned by Ray Riepen, a lawyer who came from Kansas City to become the leading entrepreneur in the Boston/Cambridge “counterculture” of the era. This second part of an extended dialogue with Charles Giuliano looks at how the Tea Party started and became a phenomenon.

  • Steve Nelson on The Boston Tea Party Opinion

    Reelin' and Rockin' (Part 1)

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    By: Steve Nelson and Charles Giuliano - Jan 24th, 2011

    From 1967 to 1970 Steve Nelson produced rock and blues shows at The Boston Tea Party, The Woodrose Ballroom in South Deerfield, MA and Paramount Theatre in Springfield, MA. Now he is a co-founder of the Music Museum Of New England. Charles Giuliano was art director and then music critic for Boston After Dark, which became The Boston Phoenix. They spoke about the Museum and the music scene back in the day. This is the first of four parts of their conversation.