Monday Jul 21
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.
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.
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)
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.
Sun Jul 13, 2014
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.
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.
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.
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.
Wed Jun 25, 2014
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 .
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.