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Peter Paul and Mary

A Song to Sing with My Brothers and Sisters

Susanne Mentzer | Posted 12.01.2014 | Arts
Susanne Mentzer

I saw at an early age that through singing one could stand up for the rights of the many. What I realize now is that I longed to do something for the greater good through singing and that this was a part of what the folk movement and protest song genre accomplished.

10 Rules for Making An Awesome Kids Mix CD

Rob Sachs | Posted 05.04.2013 | Parents
Rob Sachs

The very first thing you should do is to simply ask your child what songs they like. This may sound obvious, but it's easy to forget this step in your zeal to put in music you think they like or want them to like.

One Gray Night It Happened

David Witten | Posted 07.22.2012 | College
David Witten

In 1999, Peter Yarrow of Peter, Paul & Mary began a project called Operation Respect. Through dialogue, but more importantly, through song, children learn to accept each other's differences and shortcomings.

Peter, Paul And Mary Bassist Dies

AP | Posted 03.28.2012 | Entertainment

SAUGERTIES, N.Y. — Dick Kniss, a bassist who performed for five decades with the folk trio Peter, Paul and Mary and co-wrote the John Denver hit...

For the Wall Street Protesters, Is the Answer Blowing in the Wind?

Sarwar Kashmeri | Posted 12.18.2011 | New York
Sarwar Kashmeri

As I made my way down to Zuccotti Park, I had clearly misjudged the mood of the moment and the pent-up feelings of frustration that the Occupy Wall Street movement has unleashed.

Exhaust the Limits: New Book Speaks to One Man's Successful Mission to Help Humanity

Jim Luce | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Jim Luce

Although our lives have turned out different, I learned in my friend Charles "Chic" Dambach's exciting new book, Exhaust the Limits, that we have much...

Pete Seeger Continues to Inspire "Tomorrow's Children"

Holly Cara Price | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Holly Cara Price

91 year old Pete Seeger recently told a Rolling Stone journalist that his new album, Tomorrow's Children, is "the most inspiring thing I've ever done....

Toy Story 3: A Mom Reflects

Vicky Collins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver
Vicky Collins

To this day I cry when I hear Peter, Paul and Mary sing, so I wasn't surprised that I got sentimental when I saw Toy Story 3 last night.

Pete Seeger, Peter Yarrow Release New Books

Poughkeepsie Journal | John W. Barry | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

Two famous folksingers named Peter, who both have deep roots in the Hudson Valley, have released new books with accompanying CDs....

No Word Yet From Our Orphaned Children in Haiti

Jim Luce | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Jim Luce

I cannot imagine, however, how bad Haiti is at this moment -- and we cannot reach our project there outside Jacmel. We have just gotten through to our American neighbor there.

"Don't Let the Light Go Out" - From Bergen-Belsen to the White House

Menachem Rosensaft | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Menachem Rosensaft

In the White House this week, Jewish leaders of all stripes and denominations seemed to let go of their differences, if only for a few hours, and revel in the freedom and dignity of America.

Friday Talking Points [95] -- A Call To Action

Chris Weigant | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Chris Weigant

The progressives and Blue Dogs are going to have a showdown. It is going to culminate not in statements to the press (or the lack thereof), not in some whispered whip count, but rather in a very public vote.

Burns, Baby, Burns

Kathryn McGarr | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Kathryn McGarr

At the concert in Central Park Wednesday night, Ken Burns was inspiring -- and used words like "apotheosis" and "inexorable," just to see if we were paying attention -- and was his usual energetic, charming self.

Peter, Paul and Mary -- and Me

Charlotte Safavi | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Charlotte Safavi

"Puff the Magic Dragon" became my son's first favorite song. Without failure, he stopped whatever he was doing when the song began and crawled over to the tape recorder.

Thank You, Mary Travers

Anne Stockwell | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Anne Stockwell

My slightly older cousin was nuts about some off-key British jerks called the Rolling Stones. I waited for a clear coast and soaked up Peter, Paul & Mary when nobody was around.

Mary Travers Dead: Peter, Paul and Mary YouTube VIDEOS

The Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

Mary Travers, the great folk singer of Peter, Paul and Mary, died Wednesday afternoon at 72. The trio got together in 1961, and -- despite an 8 year...

Mary Travers Dead: Dies At 72

AP | JAY LINDSAY | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

BOSTON — Mary Travers, who as one-third of the hugely popular 1960s folk trio Peter, Paul and Mary helped popularize such tunes as "Puff (The Ma...

CAP's Lawrence Korb: More Fringe Than Orly Taitz?

Derrick Crowe | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Derrick Crowe

The War on Terror frame is dangerous, and the policies that emerge from it make us less secure while failing to stop terrorism.

My Response to the Mean-Spirited "Barack the Magic Negro"

Peter Yarrow | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Peter Yarrow

Taking a children's song and twisting it in such vulgar, mean-spirited way, is a slur to our entire country and our common agreement to move beyond racism.