face to face harmony

Peter  Yarrow photo by Kevin MazurListening to Peter, Paul, and Mary, I’ve started to feel that your harmonies become a metaphor for human cooperation.

“You’ve stumbled onto something that’s fundamental to my life. Other vocal groups look straight out at the audience; Peter, Paul and Mary looked at each other, and always did. We became the model of the way people could be: totally open, virtually naked before each other. And we celebrated that. You didn’t see that intensity of closeness in other groups.” ?