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Folkmen Founder Dave Frye ’68 Donates Guitar to IUP

Folkmen members Alan Luckey, Dave Frye, Bruce Bly, and George Woodbury

Seated, from left: Alan Luckey ’87, M’89 and Dave Frye ’68. Standing: Bruce Bly and George Woodbury. All are members of the ’60s music group the Folkmen, which got its start at Indiana State College.

A member of the ’60s music group the Folkmen, Dave Frye ’68 recently donated the Old Kraftsman dreadnought guitar he used with the band to IUP Special Collections and University Archives.

President of the Folk Club at Indiana State College, Dave formed the band in 1964. He said several former members still get together each year and play informally.

Dave is retired after 35 years as a science teacher, primarily in Montgomery County public schools.