500 Miles — Peter, Paul and Mary

Photo by Lisha Riabinina on Unsplash

Peter, Paul and Mary had a pivotal, if often forgotten, role in the development of popular music in the 1960s.

The folk revival of the early 1960s was, if not spearheaded by, at least helped along considerably by, Peter, Paul and Mary’s enthusiastic following. And their wonderful recordings of other people’s songs brought some — at the time — unknown artists to national prominence.