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  • From: "Hilary Jaeger" <jaema11 AT>
  • To: "Typical Girls: Women in Punk/Post-Punk/Underground Music (Circa 1975-1980s)" <typicalgirls AT>
  • Subject: Re: [TypicalGirls] Ruth Polsky wikipedia page
  • Date: Mon, 29 Jan 2007 20:37:10 -0500

Re: Ruth Polsky's wikipedia page:

I take umbrage with the statement/rumor that George Scott killed himself.
Seemingly, and/or blatantly self-destructive behavior still does not
necessarily equate with intentional suicide.
Furthermore, I don't think that Ruth was, as implicated, a catalyst.
But--I didn't know him for very long--or, for that matter, so very well--so,
whomever else might want to chime in--please go on....

Also--prudos to you for putting Polsky up on the net. I am unclear about her
place in time, and in music--but, I certainly remember her--especially a
lunch she arranged at her apt. on W. Houston in '79 or '80 for her, myself
and Louise Grief; because, she told us, she felt we were the women in a
field of men booking bands at that time. She made a tuna casserole and we
I'll dig out my journal and see if there is anything worth re-telling.

----- Original Message -----
From: "WWWhatsup" <joly AT>
To: "Typical Girls" <typicalgirls AT>
Sent: Thursday, January 25, 2007 4:36 AM
Subject: [TypicalGirls] Ruth Polsky wikipedia page

> I've started one off. Ruth deserves to be remembered.
> Feel free to go in there and add. Or post here and I'll do it.
> Lets just gather up as much as possible and then worry about
> sorting it out.
> You can always add to the 'talk' page if you don't want to mess up.
> joly
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