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  1. On Tap: Art show opens in AntiochRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Contra Costa Times

    William Florian, former singer of pioneering folk act The New Christy Minstrels, takes a trip down memory lane performing at 3 p.m. April 30 at El Campanil Theatre, 602 W. Second St. In his "Those Were the Days: ," show, Florian sings hits such as "Green, Green" and "This Land Is Your Land," and favorites from Peter, Paul and Mary, John Denver, Pete Seeger, The Mamas & the Papas and Bob Dylan, as well as some uplifting original tunes. In this intimate show at Antioch's El Campanil Theatre, Florian will also entertain with behind-the-scenes stories that'll bring to life that dynamic decade.

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  2. Those were the Days! @Tybee Post TheaterRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 28 | Connect Savannah

    As a former member of The New Christy Minstrels, the Grammy-winning folk music group responsible for hits like "This Land Is Your Land," "Green, Green," and "Today," Florian was a key component in the early '60s folk revival. He'll share songs from his tenure as lead singer of the Minstrels and add in other favorites of the time, including music by Peter Paul & Mary, Pete Seeger, John Denver, The Mamas & The Papas, and more.

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  3. Maumee singer has top holiday album on indie chartRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 25, 2016 | Toledo Blade

    ... Gift," is also on The Heart of Christmas . "It was written in 1985 when I was on the road with the New Christy Minstrels," he said. His parents had gone to Dayton for the final scheduled stop of the tour, on Dec. 22, and Mr. Clark was to ride back ...

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  4. Watch an hour-long TV special not seen in over 50 yearsRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 3, 2016 | San Diego Reader

    ... the patter quickly turns to variety show schtick interspersed with flat musical numbers from the New Christy Minstrels and an uncredited daredevil act. Doubling for Al Lewis, a stuntman dons Transylvanian tweeds, takes to a flexible flagpole, and ...

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  5. 5 Things to do this weekendRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 26, 2016 | Victorville Daily Press

    Under the direction of Randy Sparks, the New Christy Minstrels won a Grammy Award for their debut album some 50 years ago. Now eight members strong, the New Christy Minstrels will sing a mix of old and new, including “Today,” “Green, Green,” “Saturday Night,” “Denver” and “Mighty Mississippi.” 2. Victor Valley Bicycle Tour 2016: The second Victor Valley Bicycle Tour is set for Saturday morning, starting at Mountain Vista and Main Street in Hesperia.

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  6. Kenny Rogers knows when to walk awayRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 13, 2016 | Canada.com

    ... the late '50s. It was when he formed The First Edition in 1967, with fellow disaffected members of The New Christy Minstrels, that Rogers got his first substantial taste of fame. He leveraged that low, throaty voice of his behind a package of songs ...

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  7. Originality key to Kenny Rogers' long and varied careerRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 12, 2016 | Canada.com

    ... the late '50s. It was when he formed The First Edition in 1967, with fellow disaffected members of The New Christy Minstrels, that Rogers got his first substantial taste of fame. He leveraged that low, throaty voice of his behind a package of songs ...

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  8. Way library to host free concertRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 21, 2016 | Toledo Blade

    Jackie & Gary are a duo who honor the rich tradition of American folk music by singing "the good old songs." Their repertoire includes music by Harry Chapin, John Denver, Gordon Lightfoot, Jim Croce, Bob Dylan, Woody Guthrie, and Pete Seeger.

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  9. 'Eve of Destruction' singer Barry McGuire to headline Sept. 1 benefitRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 31, 2016 | Los Angeles Times

    ... by the buzz-saw vocals of McGuire, who embarked on a solo career after his stint as a member of the New Christy Minstrels folk group. McGuire, now 78, still takes the stage periodically and will be in the Southland for a performance Thursday night ...

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  10. Review Potpourri: Film - a Mighty Wind; Composer - Franz HaydnRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 11, 2016 | Town Line

    ... ensembles as the Kingston Trio, the Limelighters, the Mitchell Trio, Peter, Paul and Mary, and the New Christy Minstrels. The songs were composed for the film, sound much like the folk music of the earlier groups but are still first class and very ...

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  11. Kenny Rogers: Ready to fold 'em at Ravinia SundayRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 19, 2016 | Daily Herald

    ... Rogers' entire career means jumping genres, from jazz with the Bobby Doyle Three, to folk with the New Christy Minstrels, to psychedelic rock with the First Edition (whose enduring hit "Just Dropped In (To See What Condition My Condition Is In)" was ...

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