R.I.P. Mary Travers

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R.I.P. Mary Travers

Postby Morwenna » Thu Sep 24, 2009 5:48 pm

All you old folkies out there: she was a treasure. Our local public radio station had tributes to her two nights in a row.
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Postby PatriotBlade » Thu Sep 24, 2009 10:42 pm

This news was very sad. I grew up listening to "hippie" folk music and was very familier with songs of Peter, Paul, and Mary.
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Postby portia » Mon Nov 16, 2009 7:19 pm

Mary Travers was unique. From her looks to her voice, to her stage presence.
I have been a fan of "Peter, Paul and Mary" since. . . erm. . . 40 + years ago. She will "live" forever in video and CDs. We are fortunate.

I recently saw some old clips from the TV show "Hootenany." The Rooftop singers and another group of two men and a woman singing in the middle made Mary Travers' contribution all the clearer. She was not just a "pretty girl singer" as those others were. She had a strong character, distinctive voice and really set "P,P & M" apart.
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