350. Peter, Paul & Mary

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350. Peter, Paul & Mary

With beautiful harmonies and as one of the first political Folk groups of memory, there can be little doubt that the threesome established their place in musical history. The question is does the most successful Folk group of the 60’s have enough Rock and Roll credibility to get into the Hall? Unlike Dylan or even Joan Baez, Peter, Paul & Mary may have had some songs about anti-establishment ideas, but they look like your aunt and uncles. They have yet to receive a nomination, and the Hall may remain reluctant a group that seems so mellow.

 

 

 

The Bullet Points: 

Eligible Since:

1987

 

Country of Origin:

U.S.A. (New York City)

 

Nominated In:

Never

 

NIHOF’s Favorite Album:

Album 1700 (1967)

 

NIHOF’s Favorite Song:

Leaving on a Jet Plane (From Album 1700, 1967)

Should Peter, Paul and Mary be in the Hall of Fame?

Definitely put them in! - 76.9%
Maybe, but others deserve it first. - 7.7%
Probably not, but it wouldn't be the end of the world. - 4.4%
No opinion. - 2.2%
No way! - 8.8%
Last modified on Saturday, 04 June 2022 16:17

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+2 #1 Musicologist999 -0001-11-30 00:00
Peter Paul & Mary are Folk titans, and they've definitely left their mark in music, for sure (and rest in peace, Mary Travers, you are greatly missed). But to put them in the *Rock N Roll* Hall Of Fame may seem very inappropriat e. I mean, how Rock N Roll can you be with just two acoustic guitars and three mellow voices? Not very. Still, Peter Paul & Mary have my respect, as well as the respect of their legions of fans and peers. But that may have to be enough.
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