Personalities | Peter, Paul & Mary | Sixties | Rock
(Vocal/instrumental group, 1961–71)
This merger of three solo artists from New York – Mary Travers (vocals), Paul Stookey (guitar, vocals) and Peter Yarrow (guitar, vocals) – resulted in the first Top 40 appearances of a ‘New Left’ act. Yet, after an inaugural flush of success with ‘Lemon Tree’, ‘If I Had A Hammer’, self-penned ‘Puff The Magic Dragon’ and a 1963 cover of Bob Dylan’s ‘Blowing In The Wind’, big hits were thin on the ground, though the decade ended with a worldwide smash in John Denver’s ‘Leavin’ On A Jet Plane’.
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