Thursday, September 17, 2009

She had a song

RIP one of my childhood heroines, Mary Travers. My older brother introduced me to folk music when I was in elementary school in the early sixties and, at that age, you might think that I would have been drawn to such songs as "Puff the Magic Dragon" or "Leaving on a Jet Plane" but, no. The songs that really got me jazzed and singing along at the top of my lungs were "Blowing in the Wind" (it would be several years before I was to be blown away by that song's author), "Where Have all the Flowers Gone" and, above all:

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