|It's the 29th
||[May. 29th, 2006|10:12 am]
Trying to pull stuff together, so dropping this here.|
Albert Grossman, who managed the Band, Mr. Dylan, Janis Joplin and Todd Rundgren, founded the Bearsville Studios that year in a secluded field on the outskirts of town. Bearsville nurtured a local industry and today there are more than a dozen professional recording studios in and around Woodstock, ranging in size from Allaire to smaller studios like the Clubhouse. In any given month, the Woodstock Inn on the Millstream has at least one band staying there to record at a nearby studio.
After Mr. Grossman died in 1986, however, Bearsville -- along with a rambling compound that includes a 250-seat theater and a second recording house -- fell on hard times. The studio, where R.E.M. recorded three albums, has been put on the market by Mr. Grossman's widow, Sally, for $725,000.
This is depressing: