Live in Japan, 1967

Live in Japan, 1967

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Peter, Paul and Mary may not have pleased the folk purists very much, but the trio did as much as anyone to bring folk music to a commercial peak in the early '60s, and by championing new songwriters like Bob Dylan, Fred Neil, and John Denver, among others, and sticking up for rock (even though rock wasn't even close to what they did), the group showed a sharp sense of time and era. The trio toured Japan in December of 1967, with concerts in both Tokyo and Kyoto, and released a live album there drawn from the two shows -- the album was never released in the U.S. This two-disc set makes up for that, with the original album on disc one and a dozen additional tracks from the two shows that were discovered on the original master tapes making up the second disc. It's a pretty standard Peter, Paul and Mary set for the time, featuring the trio's signature versions of "Puff, the Magic Dragon," Pete Seeger's "If I Had a Hammer," and Bob Dylan's "Blowin' in the Wind," among others, including a nice version of Fred Neil's "The Other Side of This Life," and it's nicely recorded, full of good will, energy, and the trio's trademark vocal harmonies.

Product Details

Release Date: 12/11/2012
Label: Rhino
UPC: 0603497927753
catalogNumber: 533277
Rank: 176060

Album Credits

Performance Credits

Peter, Paul and Mary   Primary Artist
Mary Travers   Vocals
Peter Yarrow   Guitar,Vocals,12-string Guitar
Richard Kniss   Bass
Noel Paul Stookey   Guitar,Vocals

Technical Credits

Jesse Fuller   Composer
Hamilton Camp   Composer
Bob Gibson   Composer
Woody Guthrie   Composer
Fred Neil   Composer
Pete Seeger   Composer
John Denver   Composer
Bob Dylan   Composer
Laura Nyro   Composer
Earl Robinson   Composer
Len Chandler   Arranger,Adaptation
Gary Shearston   Composer
Mary Travers   Composer
Peter Yarrow   Arranger,Composer,Producer,Adaptation
Will Holt   Composer
Gordon Bok   Composer
Kevin Salem   Producer
Rev. Gary Davis   Composer
E.Y. "Yip" Harburg   Composer
Lee Hays   Composer
Leonard Lipton   Composer
Noel Paul Stookey   Arranger,Composer,Adaptation
Hedy West   Composer
Barry Alfonso   Liner Notes
Martha Hertzberg   Management
Paul Stookey   Composer
Milt Okun   Composer
Atsuko Makino   translation

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