BOSTON -- Bob Dylan and Joan Baez dedicated just one song during
their Thursday night concert opening a three-night stand here
-- and that one dedication went to Mama Maria Frasca, owner of the
Dream Away Lodge on County Road in Becket.
Dylan and Ms. Baez substituted "Mama" for "Daddy" in dedicating the song
"Daddy I got you on my mind," to Mrs. Frasca.
Mrs. Frasca and her daughter, Regina Bongiovanni of Newton, were the
front-row guests of the Rolling Thunder Revue at the
four-hour concert in the 1,000-seat Harvard Square Theatre.
The Rolling Thunder Revue, led by Dylan, Ms. Baez, Ramblin'
Jack Elliott and Ronee Blakley, dropped in on Mama Frasca at her
restaurant for a seven-hour stay and a five course meal during
their swing through Western Massachusetts on Nov. 7. The 60-member
revue stayed at the Red Lion Inn in Stockbridge.
Mrs. Frasca was dressed in a long red and black gown at last night's
concert, which featured a guest appearance by folksinger Joni Mitchell.
The Rolling Thunder Revue played last night at the Music Hall and
will play tonight at Brandeis University.