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Encyclopedia > Peter, Paul and Mary
Peter, Paul and Mary
Origin U.S. flag New York City, New York, United States
Genre(s) Folk
Years active 1961–present
Label(s) Warner Bros. Records
Website http://www.peterpaulandmary.com
Members
Peter Yarrow
Noel "Paul" Stookey
Mary Travers

The trio Peter, Paul and Mary (often PP&M) is a musical group from the United States; they were one of the most successful folk-singing groups of the 1960s. The trio comprises Peter Yarrow, Noel "Paul" Stookey and Mary Travers. Image File history File links This is a lossless scalable vector image. ... New York, New York and NYC redirect here. ... This article is about the state. ... This article does not cite any references or sources. ... Folk music can have a number of different meanings, including: Traditional music: The original meaning of the term folk music was synonymous with the term Traditional music, also often including World Music and Roots music; the term Traditional music was given its more specific meaning to distinguish it from the... In the music industry, a record label is a brand and a trademark associated with the marketing of music recordings and music videos. ... Warner Bros. ... Peter Yarrow (born May 31, 1938) is an American singer best known as Peter from Peter, Paul and Mary. ... Noel Paul Stookey (born December 30, 1937) is a singer-songwriter best known as Paul in the trio Peter, Paul and Mary. ... Mary Travers (born 9 November 1936 in Louisville, Kentucky) is a member of the folk group Peter, Paul and Mary, the other two members being Peter Yarrow and Noel Paul Stookey. ... Folk music, in the original sense of the term, is music by and of the people. ... Peter Yarrow (born May 31, 1938) is an American singer best known as Peter from Peter, Paul and Mary. ... Noel Paul Stookey (born December 30, 1937) is a singer-songwriter best known as Paul in the trio Peter, Paul and Mary. ... Mary Travers (born 9 November 1936 in Louisville, Kentucky) is a member of the folk group Peter, Paul and Mary, the other two members being Peter Yarrow and Noel Paul Stookey. ...

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History

The group was created and managed by Albert Grossman, who sought to create a folk "supergroup" by bringing together "a tall blonde (Travers), a funny guy (Stookey) and a good looking guy (Yarrow)". He launched the group in 1961, booking them into the The Bitter End, a coffee house and popular folk venue in New York City's Greenwich Village. They recorded their first album, Peter, Paul and Mary, the following year. It included "500 Miles", "Lemon Tree" and the Pete Seeger hit tunes "If I Had a Hammer" (sometimes subtitled "(The Hammer Song)") and "Where Have All the Flowers Gone?". The album was listed on the Billboard Magazine Top Ten list for ten months and in the Top One Hundred for over three years. Albert Bernard Grossman (May 21, 1926 -- January 25, 1986) is best known as the manager of Bob Dylan. ... The Bitter End is arguably the most famous nightclub in New York Citys Greenwich Village. ... New York, New York and NYC redirect here. ... The Washington Square Arch Greenwich Village (IPA pronunciation: ), also called simply the Village, is a largely residential area on the west side of downtown (southern) Manhattan in New York City named after Greenwich, London. ... Re-recorded cover 2007 Cover for Comic Relief Im Gonna Be (500 Miles) is a song written and performed by Scottish pop band The Proclaimers. ... Lemon Tree is a folk song written by Will Holt in the 1960s. ... Peter Seeger (born May 3, 1919), almost universally known as Pete Seeger, is a folk singer, political activist, and author. ... If I Had a Hammer is a song written by Pete Seeger and Lee Hays. ... Where Have All the Flowers Gone? is a folk song of the 1960s written by Pete Seeger and Joe Henderson. ... Billboard is a weekly American magazine devoted to the music industry. ...


By 1963 they had recorded three albums. All three were in the Top 10 the week of President Kennedy's assassination. That year the group also released "Puff the Magic Dragon", which Yarrow and fellow Cornell student Leonard Lipton had written in 1959, and performed "If I Had a Hammer" at the 1963 March on Washington, best remembered for Reverend Martin Luther King, Jr.'s "I Have a Dream" speech. Their biggest hit single was the Bob Dylan song "Blowin' in the Wind," an international #1 and the fastest selling single ever cut by Warner Bros. Records. They also sang other Bob Dylan songs, such as "The Times They Are a-Changin'" or "When the Ship Comes In". For many years after, the group was at the forefront of the civil rights movement and other causes promoting social justice. "Leaving On A Jet Plane," which in December 1969 became their only #1 (as well as their final Top 40) hit, was written by John Denver (who already had had some success with The Chad Mitchell Trio) and first appeared on their Album 1700 in 1967. "Day Is Done," a #21 hit in June 1969, was the last Hot 100 hit the trio recorded. John Kennedy and JFK redirect here. ... Puff, the Magic Dragon is a song written and popularized by Peter, Paul and Mary in the 1960s. ... Cornell redirects here. ... If I Had a Hammer is a song written by Pete Seeger and Lee Hays. ... The March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom was a large political rally that took place in Washington, D.C. on August 28, 1963. ... Martin Luther King redirects here. ... Martin Luther King, Jr. ... This article is about the recording artist. ... Blowin in the Wind is a song written by Bob Dylan, and released on his 1963 album The Freewheelin Bob Dylan. ... Warner Bros. ... This article does not cite any references or sources. ... The civil rights movement in the United States has been a long, primarily nonviolent struggle to bring full civil rights and equality under the law to all citizens of United States. ... Leaving on a Jet Plane is a song written by John Denver in 1967 during a layover at an airport in Washington and recorded by the Mitchell Trio that year. ... John Denver (December 31, 1943 â€“ October 12, 1997), born Henry John Deutschendorf, Jr. ... Album 1700, the 1967 release from Peter, Paul & Mary, produced the bands greatest and final hit — a John Denver-penned composition. ...


The trio broke up in 1970 to pursue solo careers, but found little of the success they had experienced as a group, although Stookey's "The Wedding Song (There is Love)" (written for Yarrow's marriage to Marybeth McCarthy, the niece of senator Eugene McCarthy) was a hit and has become a wedding standard since its 1971 release. This article is about the song by Noel Paul Stookey of Peter, Paul and Mary. ... Not to be confused with the anti-Communist senator Joseph Raymond McCarthy. ...


In 1978, they reunited for a concert to protest nuclear energy, and have recorded albums together and toured since. They currently play around 45 shows a year.[1] This article concerns the energy stored in the nuclei of atoms; for the use of nuclear fission as a power source, see Nuclear power. ...


The group was inducted into the Vocal Group Hall of Fame in 1999. The Vocal Group Hall of Fame was organized to honor what they term the Greatest Vocal Groups in the World. The Hall of Fame is headquartered in Sharon, Pennsylvania, United States. ...

(from left) Mary Travers, Paul Stookey and Peter Yarrow onstage at New York's Westbury Music Fair on August 5, 2006.

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Recent tours

In 2004, Travers was diagnosed with leukemia, leading to the cancellation of the remaining tour dates for that year. She received a bone marrow transplant and is recovering. She and the rest of the trio resumed their concert tour on December 9, 2005 with a holiday performance at Carnegie Hall. Image File history File links Gnome_globe_current_event. ... Leukemia or leukaemia(Greek leukos λευκός, “white”; aima αίμα, “blood”) (see spelling differences) is a cancer of the blood or bone marrow and is characterized by an abnormal proliferation (production by multiplication) of blood cells, usually white blood cells (leukocytes). ... is the 343rd day of the year (344th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 2005 (MMV) was a common year starting on Saturday (link displays full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... Carnegie Hall is a concert venue in Midtown Manhattan in New York City located at 881 Seventh Avenue, occupying the east stretch of Seventh Avenue between West 56th Street and West 57th Street. ...


Peter, Paul and Mary received the Sammy Cahn Lifetime Achievement Award from Songwriters Hall of Fame in 2006. The Songwriters Hall of Fame is an arm of the National Academy of Popular Music. ...


The trio sang in Mitchell, South Dakota, for the George and Eleanor McGovern Library and Center for Leadership dedication concert on October 5, 2006. For other uses, see 5th October (Serbia). ... Year 2006 (MMVI) was a common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. ...


Recently the trio had to cancel several dates of their summer 2007 tour, as Mary took longer than expected to recover from back surgery and later had to undergo a second surgery, further postponing the tour. [2] They will make up at least one of the dates, at the Northfork Theatre (formerly Westbury Music Fair) in June 2008.


Discography

  • 1962: Peter, Paul and Mary
  • 1963: Moving
  • 1963: In the Wind
  • 1964: In Concert
  • 1965: A Song Will Rise
  • 1965: See What Tomorrow Brings
  • 1966: Album
  • 1967: Album 1700
  • 1967: In Japan
  • 1968: Late Again
  • 1969: Peter, Paul and Mommy
  • 1970: The Best of Peter, Paul and Mary: Ten Years Together
  • 1978: Reunion
  • 1983: Such Is Love
  • 1986: No Easy Walk To Freedom
  • 1988: A Holiday Celebration
  • 1990: Flowers & Stones
  • 1993: Peter, Paul and Mommy, Too
  • 1995: PPM& (Lifelines)
  • 1996: Lifelines Live
  • 1998: Around The Campfire
  • 1998: The Collection
  • 1999: Songs of Conscience and Concern
  • 2000: Don't Laugh at Me
  • 2004: Carry It On
  • 2004: In These Times
  • 2005: The Very Best of Peter, Paul & Mary

Peter, Paul and Mary is the first album by Peter, Paul and Mary. ... Moving is the second album released by Peter, Paul & Mary, which was released in 1963. ... In the Wind is an LP album released by Peter, Paul & Mary in 1963. ... A Song Will Rise is an album released by Peter, Paul & Mary in 1965. ... Album 1700, the 1967 release from Peter, Paul & Mary, produced the bands greatest and final hit — a John Denver-penned composition. ... Peter, Paul and Mommy released on Warner Bros. ...

See also

This is a list of number-one hits in the United States by year from the Billboard Hot 100. ... This is a list of recording artists who have reached number one on Billboard magazines weekly pop singles chart(s). ...

Videography

  • 1986: Peter, Paul & Mary 25th Anniversary Concert
  • 1988: Peter, Paul & Mary Holiday Concert
  • 1993: Peter, Paul & Mommy, Too
  • 1996: Peter, Paul & Mary: Lifelines Live
  • 2004: Peter, Paul & Mary: Carry It On — A Musical Legacy

Song sample

Puff, the Magic Dragon is a song written and popularized by Peter, Paul and Mary in the 1960s. ...

References

  1. ^ http://www.peterpaulandmary.com/tour/f-tour.htm
  2. ^ http://www.peterpaulandmary.com/tour/f-tour.htm

External links


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