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From four-time Emmy Award-winning producer/director Jim Brown, this documentary features never-before-seen performances by Peter, Paul & Mary at Newport ’63-’65. These performances convey the joy, optimism, and turbulence of that extraordinary era of change. Many of these songs hold an honored place in the soundtrack of ’60s activism in America.
Peter, Paul & Mary at Newport 1963-65 captures the spirit of America’s folk renaissance at its zenith, when folk music dominated the Top 40 charts and songs written straight from the hearts of idealists, activists, and poets provided the soundtrack for enormous, unprecedented changes in the American social-political landscape.
Songs featured include “The Times They Are A-Changin’,” “If I Had A Hammer,” “The Hour When the Ship Comes In,” “Blowin’ in the Wind,” and their only filmed renditions of such treasures as “Jesus Met the Woman at the Well,” “San Francisco Bay Blues,” “Rising of the Moon,” and The Weavers’ iconic and powerful “Wasn’t That a Time.”
On CPTV: Wednesday, June 12, 2019 at 9:30 p.m.