Peter, Paul & Mary Newswire (Page 6)

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  1. How 'three Jews in a Volkswagon' braved the KKK to find a lost Mississippi blues legendRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 1, 2016 | The Times of Israel

    Director Sam Pollard's 'Two Trains Runnin' follows white college students from the North as they hunt for art and equality during the violent Freedom Summer of 1964 That there were a disproportionate amount of Jews on the right side of history during the American Civil Rights movement seems like a statement that wouldn't need repeating. There seems, however, to be a bit of forgetfulness concerning this matter in some circles.

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  2. Folk singer Peter Yarrow appears Friday at UConn Avery PointRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 30, 2016 | The Day

    Singer-songwriter Peter Yarrow of the 1960s-era trio "Peter Paul and Mary," shown in 2014 in New York, takes the stage Friday night in Groton. For Peter Yarrow - long famous as a member of Peter, Paul & Mary and as a solo artist - music and activism are not separable.

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  3. NBAM exhibit a powerful reminder of history's fight for justiceRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 24, 2016 | SouthCoastToday.com

    Art does not need to match the couch. Art does not need to be beautiful. Art does not need to celebrate the norm.

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  4. Producer/Arranger Milt Okun PassesRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 23, 2016 | AllAccess.com

    MILT OKUN, a classically trained producer and arranger who found success with artists such PETER, PAUL AND MARY and JOHN DENVER, died at his home in BEVERLY HILLS at age 92, the L.A. TIMES reports. Born in the BROOKLYN in 1923, OKUN started working with HARRY BELAFONTE, first as a piano player and eventually as the calypso star's bandleader.

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  5. Star maker Milt Okun, who brought John Denver and Placido Domingo together, dies at 92Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 22, 2016 | Los Angeles Times

    Milt Okun, founder of Cherry Lane Music Group, reflected in the framed CDs of John Denver, one of the many recording artists he shaped. Milt Okun, founder of Cherry Lane Music Group, reflected in the framed CDs of John Denver, one of the many recording artists he shaped.

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  6. An Unsung Hero in the Story of Interracial MarriageRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 17, 2016 | New Yorker

    At my parents' wedding, in Blacksburg, Virginia, my mom wore a floppy, wide-brimmed hat atop her feathered hair. My dad wore lightly flared pants and had sideburns that almost reached his jaw.

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  7. AmerindiA, Rebels with a Cause, Rock a New Music Genre, Nov. 20, at Froggy'sRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 17, 2016 | Messenger

    King Corduroy, Ryan Martin and Paul Kenny will debut their new band, 'AmerindiA,' at Froggy's, Saturday, Nov. 20, 7 p.m. 'A pure poet with a feather in his hat walked naked in the wildwoods of Topanga singing his songs with the red-tail hawks. But the woods cannot contain such a man, so Paul Kenny chose to put on his boots and Levis and return to Music Mountain to 'help fix what's broke.'

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  8. Milt Okun, music impresario who spanned pop, folk and opera, dies at 92Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 16, 2016 | The Washington Post

    Milt Okun, a classically trained pianist and music impresario who shepherded acts such as Peter, Paul and Mary and John Denver to national renown in the 1960s, and who transformed opera star PlA cido Domingo into an unlikely pop sensation in the 1980s, died Nov. 15 at his home in Beverly Hills, Calif. He was 92. Mr. Okun's producing credits spanned seven decades and many genres and artists, from the folk group the Chad Mitchell Trio to the Starland Vocal Band .

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  9. AGA President Andy Okun's Father, Milton T. Okun, Music...Read the original story

    Nov 15, 2016 | AGA News

    Domingo and Peter, Paul and Mary among other artists, died Tuesday in Beverly Hills. He was 92. Okun, who had been in failing health for several years, died at home five weeks shy of his 93rd birthday.

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  10. Milton Okun, Legendary Producer & Cherry Lane Founder, Dies at 92Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 15, 2016 | Billboard

    Milton Okun, center, with Placido Domingo and Okun's wife Rosemary at the opening night afterparty of "Dulce Rosa" presented by The Broad Stage and LA Opera on May 17, 2013, in Santa Monica, California. "I have a producer who looks like an accountant and an accountant who looks like a producer," John Denver described Okun.

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  11. Bob Dylan Wins The Nobel Prize in LiteratureRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 20, 2016 | CalorieLab Calorie Counter News

    Take me on a trip upon your magic swirling ship My senses have been stripped My hands can't feel to grip My toes too numb to step Wait only for my boot heels to be wandering I'm ready to go anywhere, I'm ready for to fade Into my own parade Cast your dancing spell my way, I promise to go under it... The Swedish Academy is responsible for choosing the Nobel Laureates in Literature. The 2016 Nobel Prize in Literature was awarded to Bob Dylan! Initially, I sat and wondered why, but then I realized, don't think twice, it's all right.

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  12. Looking at the soul of the seasonRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 13, 2016 | The Chronicle Herald

    The days have grown short, frost covers the ground, and the last of the leaves have fallen. Autumn is almost finished and winter is just around the corner.

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  13. Yes, poet Dylan deserves this Nobel PrizeRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 11, 2016 | MySanAntonio.com

    To imply that a real poet or writer was denied the Nobel Prize for literature because it was given to songwriter Bob Dylan shows a lack of understanding of what a poem or poetry is or can be in this century. less To imply that a real poet or writer was denied the Nobel Prize for literature because it was given to songwriter Bob Dylan shows a lack of understanding of what a poem ... more It was the day of the March on Washington where Martin Luther King Jr. delivered his "I Have a Dream" speech.

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  14. Peter Yarrow on the Power of Music in Political MovementsRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 11, 2016 | WNYC-AM New York

    Peter Yarrow of "Peter, Paul and Mary" and Bethany Yarrow, left, perform during a memorial service on Sheridan Circle in Washington, Friday, Sept. 23, 2016, for the late former Chilean Ambassador to t Was Donald Trump's ascendance to the presidency a moment in American political history that any of us saw coming? For Peter Yarrow , the singer songwriter of "Peter, Paul and Mary" fame and longtime political activist, it's an eerie resemblance to the civil rights-era racial divide he found himself while singing "Puff the Magic Dragon."

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  15. Veterans Under Trump, #NotMyPresident, Wilmington's WhitelashRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 11, 2016 | WNYC-AM New York

    Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump speaks during a campaign event aboard the retired ship USS Iowa in Los Angeles. Sept.

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  16. Ray Wylie Hubbard: A Loco Gringo Looks at 70Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 11, 2016 | Houston Press

    ... on. "I went from him reading me Three Little Pigs to him reading me [Poe's] The Raven." Folk groups like Peter, Paul & Mary were popular in his high-school, and Hubbard says from there it was a short hop to Bob Dylan and then Woody Guthrie and ...

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  17. Happy 2016 RIP Video Birthday to Mary Travers and Tom FogertyRead the original story

    Nov 9, 2016 | Aquarius Papers

    Mary Travers had so much attitude she compelled attention everywhere she went! One of the most powerful voices in the folk movement of the 60s, Mary Travers was the "Mary" in Peter, Paul, and Mary. A dedicated activist for social causes, she inspired millions to hope and sing and march for a more humane world.

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  18. Almanac for Wednesday, Nov. 9, 2016Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 9, 2016 | UPI

    The moon is waxing. The morning star is Jupiter. The evening stars are Mercury, Saturn, Venus, Mars, Neptune and Uranus.

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  19. John Travers, Well-Respected Documentary Writer and Editor, Dies at 57Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 2, 2016 | Hollywood Reporter

    The half-brother of the late folk singer Mary Travers, he was still tweaking the World War II documentary 'Never Surrender: The Ed Ramsey Story' at the time of his death. Travers, a half-brother of the late folk singer Mary Travers of Peter, Paul and Mary fame, was found dead Tuesday in his apartment in the Hollywood Hills, fellow editor Kent Hagen told The Hollywood Reporter.

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  20. OBU art professor's work on exhibit this monthRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 1, 2016 | NewsOK.com

    "In high school, I had a great art teacher. I didn't know what kind of art I wanted to do, but looking back, I probably should have known I wanted to do illustrations.

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