Peter, Paul and Mary
Peter Yarrow ,Paul Stokely(?), Mary Travers
[They] emerged from the Greenwhich Village folk scene at about the same time as Bob Dylan...Bob Dylan's version of "Blowin' in the Wind" wouldn't have sold the way it did without being dressed up in Peter, Paul and Mary's three part harmonies...
Date: Wed, 06 Sep 1995 16:24:58 -0400 (EDT)
From: firstname.lastname@example.org (Catherine Molanphy)
Dylan interacted with and affected so many different people. Peter, Paul & Mary were very close with Dylan in the early Greenwich Village days, some of the connections are:
- Dylan wrote a song expressly for them, called "Too Much of
(very good song!!) which they recorded for their LP "Late Again" (pretty
lousy LP) It's also included on their Greatest Hits compilation "Ten Years
- Dylan wrote a poem about them which was printed on the sleeve of
their LP "In the Wind."
- Paul Stookey gave Dylan an article from the newspaper about an
unfortunate boat trip in the Bronx which inspired his very funny talking
blues song "Talkin' Bear Mountain Picnic Blues."
- Besides "Blowin' In the Wind," they did several other Dylan
covers, the best of which (*I* think, anyway) is "Don't Think Twice, It's