Peter Paul and Mary
Birth Place: New York City, United States
Years Active: 1961–1970, 1978–2009
Genres: Folk, Folk Rock, Folk-pop
Peter, Paul and Mary were an American folk-singing trio who ultimately became one of the biggest acts of the 1960s. The trio was composed of Peter Yarrow, Paul Stookey, and Mary Travers. Manager Albert Grossman created Peter, Paul and Mary in 1961, after auditioning several singers in the New York folk scene. After rehearsing them out of town in Miami, Grossman booked them into The Bitter End, a coffee house and popular folk music venue in New York City's Greenwich Village. They recorded their first album, “Peter, Paul and Mary,” the following year. It included "500 Miles," "Lemon Tree" and the Pete Seeger hit tunes "If I Had a Hammer (The Hammer Song)" and "Where Have All the Flowers G...
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