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Monday Jul 21 | NewsOK.com

Tech bytes business briefs for July 22, 2014

Leaving on a jet plane? Perhaps you'll want to hear a reprise of that classic Peter, Paul and Mary tune before you board.


Related Topix: Folk

Sun Jul 20, 2014


Stream Lincoln Center's Star-Studded Pete Seeger Memorial Concert

Folk icon and civil rights activist Pete Seeger who popularized songs like "If I Had a Hammer ," "Turn! Turn! Turn!" and "We Shall Overcome" died at age 94 in January, less than a year after his wife Toshi passed away.


Related Topix: Pete Seeger, Folk, Activism, Music, Entertainment

Thu Jul 17, 2014


This Week's Best Shows and a Spotify Playlist of the Bands

The influence of Pete Seeger cannot be underestimated. As a songwriter, he penned "If I Had a Hammer" and "Turn! Turn! Turn!" As a singer and cultural historian, he did more than anyone to propagate "We Shall Overcome" - the anthem of the 1960s American civil rights movement - and he inspired generations of up-and-coming musicians, including Bob ... (more)


Related Topix: Pete Seeger, Folk, Celebrities, Pop/Rock, Bruce Springsteen, Manhattan, NY, New York, NY, Greenwich Village (New York, NY)

Tue Jul 15, 2014

WSJ Media and Advertising

Alison Krauss Joins Billy Childs on Laura Nyro's 'And When I Die'

Although Laura Nyro had some success during her too-short career, especially in the late 1960s and early '70s, she ranks among artists whose commercial fortunes have never quite matched their influence.


Related Topix: Pop/Rock, Jazz, Bluegrass, Alison Krauss, Ledisi, Hip-Hop, Wayne Shorter, Folk

Sun Jul 13, 2014

USA Today

On the Verge: AJR gets 'Ready' for the big time

On the Verge: AJR gets 'Ready' for the big time With 'I'm Ready,' New York brother trio AJR proves hit records can be made on a budget.


Related Topix: Entertainment, USA Today, Publishing, Media, Columbia University, Folk, Music

Fri Jun 27, 2014

Marin Independent Journal

Unitarian Universalist Congregation will hold folk music tribute concert in San Rafael

The Unitarian Universalist Congregation of Marin will hold a folk music tribute to the late Pete Seeger at 6:30 p.m. Saturday, June 28, at the church, 240 Channing Way.


Related Topix: San Rafael, CA, Pete Seeger, Folk

The Inquirer & Mirror

Oliver honored by African Meeting House

In 1965, with the music of Peter, Paul and Mary playing, two truckloads of Texans marched into Montgomery, Ala.


Related Topix: Folk, Montgomery, AL

Thu Jun 26, 2014


Sunday with the Friends Diana Chittester

Her earliest musical influences ranged from Peter, Paul and Mary to the enigmatic energy of Michael Jackson, but it was that first Ani DiFranco CD, bought with her last $11, that set Diana Chittester off on her own musical adventure.


Related Topix: Folk

Wed Jun 25, 2014

American Reporter

Weekend ReportMY Apology to Drug Addicts

As Leonard Cohen says in "Anthem," Ring the bells that still can ring/Forget your perfect offering/There is a crack, a crack in everything/That's how the light gets in .


Related Topix: Folk, Pop/Rock, Bob Dylan

Manchester Journal

Green Dragons to be tamed

You don't have to be "of a certain age" to know about "Puff, The Magic Dragon." The song about the passing of childhood innocence and fantasy was one of several mega-hits the folksinging trio Peter, Paul and Mary recorded during the 1960s, when they were one of the most influential singing groups of their era.


Related Topix: Folk, Israel, World News, Middle East, Manchester, VT, Jordan