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Very Best Of Peter Paul & Mary
Artist: Peter Paul & Mary
UPC: 00081227316129
Label: Rhino Records
Genre: Popular Music
    OUR PRICE: $15.91  
Product Type: Compact Disc
Released: August 2005
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Weight: 0.25 lbs
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Track Listing
1 Early in the Morning
2 Stewball
3 Don't Think Twice, It's All Right
4 For Lovin' Me
5 For Baby (For Bobbie)
6 Times They Are A-Changin', The - (live)
7 Early Mornin' Rain
8 Leaving on a Jet Plane
9 I Dig Rock and Roll Music
10 Too Much of Nothing
11 Great Mandala, The (The Wheel of Life)
12 500 Miles
13 Day Is Done - (live, Single Version)
14 Salvador
15 Wedding Song (There Is Love)
16 Follow Me
17 Weave Me the Sunshine
18 Don't Laugh at Me
19 Lemon Tree
20 If I Had a Hammer - (Single Version)
21 Where Have All the Flowers Gone
22 Puff, The Magic Dragon
23 Cruel War, The - (2nd Single Version)
24 This Land Is Your Land
25 Blowin' in the Wind
Release Date : 08/23/2005
General Description : Performer
Muze Genre-sub class : Rock & Pop
Number of Discs : 1
Running Time : 79 minutes 36 seconds
Performance Recorded : Studio
Review Expert : Dirty Linen (p.85) - "[I]t's fun to see the group really lay its politics on the line in 'El Salvador,' and 'Weave Me the Sunshine' is as vibrant as anything Peter, Paul, and Mary ever recorded."
Misc Note : Adapters: Peter Yarrow; Noel Paul Stookey. Peter, Paul and Mary: Noel Paul Stookey, Peter Yarrow (vocals, acoustic guitar); Mary Travers (vocals). Audio Remasterers: Daniel Hersch; Bill Inglot. Liner Note Author: Barry Alfonso. Photographers: Ken Regan; David Gahr. Arrangers: Peter Yarrow; Noel Paul Stookey. With their beautiful harmony vocals and gentle melodies, Peter, Paul & Mary were the most popular folk act of the 1960s. While Bob Dylan was unquestionably the genre's most influential and revered performer by the mid-1960s, it was Peter Yarrow, Noel Paul Stookey, and Mary Travers who helped him to reach a larger audience with their accessible '63 renditions of his "Blowin' in the Wind" and "Don't Think Twice, It's All Right." In addition to Dylan, the group also championed the work of Gordon Lightfoot and John Denver, most notably with the wanderlust tales "For Lovin' Me" and "Leaving on a Jet Plane" (a runaway hit in '69), respectively. All of the aforementioned tunes are presented on THE VERY BEST OF PETER, PAUL & MARY, a 25-track set carefully compiled by the trio itself. This 2005 collection focuses almost exclusively on the '60s and '70s work of PP&M, with the exception of the deceptively breezy "El Salvador" (from '86) and 2003's "Don't Laugh at Me," which finds the threesome in fine voice more than 40 years after the group was founded in New York City's Greenwich Village. Also included are three early-'70s solo tracks--one apiece by Yarrow, Stookey, and Travers--rounding out this wonderfully selected disc, which is a must for any folk collection.