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Minneapolis folk duo returns to Hoodsport

In the spring of 1977, a young woman with long flowing hair and a guitar caught the eye of Curtis Teague on a beach in Santa Cruz, California. He ran down a trail to greet the stranger.

"I appraised her with loving eyes and said, 'I play guitar too,' " he recalled in a telephone interview with the Journal Monday.

"I said, 'That's nice,'" Loretta Simonet remembered. Curtis returned five minutes later with a mandolin.

They played together publicly that night at her scheduled gig, and they've been together ever since.

The Minneapolis-based husband-and-wife folk duo Curtis & Loretta bring their or...


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