Noel Paul Stookey features new generation of activist musicians

Noel Paul Stookey features new generation of activist musicians

The Ellsworth American January 11, 2021 by Anne Berleant BLUE HILL — Noel Paul Stookey has the kind of protest roots that today’s young activists can only dream of, born out of the youth-inspired movement of the 1960s. Stookey, of course, is part of the iconic folk trio Peter, Paul…
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An Intimate Interview with one of Maine’s Great Talents

An Intimate Interview with one of Maine’s Great Talents

by Mary Frances Barstow Wow! Look closely at this man. Notice the blue eyes that go on forever? You have to wonder what's behind him... and his music. His list of accomplishments is huge. He is rememebered for all the songs he has written, but especially for 'The Wedding Song'…
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One Light, Many Candles

One Light, Many Candles

December 30, 2017 Spirit Matters Talk Betty and Noel Stookey, who have been married for over 50 years, together founded “One Light, Many Candles.” They produce and perform multifaith presentations combining spoken word and music—both Noel’s original compositions and indigenous music from various cultures. Betty is an ordained minister in…
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Noel Paul Stookey releases SUMMERFALLWINTERSPRING recording

Noel Paul Stookey releases SUMMERFALLWINTERSPRING recording

SUMMERFALLWINTERSPRING, a four-song collection by Noel Paul Stookey has just been released on CD and for digital download. The new recording features a tune for each season. “Two of the tracks are ultra-political”, says Stookey referring to his viral hit “Impeachable” and the recent followup “I Will Stand” where he…
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Part of famous trio returns to National Mall for Anniversary March

Part of famous trio returns to National Mall for Anniversary March

March on Washington by Lacey Martin WASHINGTON - The images of 1963's March on Washington are instantly recognizable. The sound of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. calling for change and sharing his dream still pricks ears and commands attention. But that day 50 years ago had a soundtrack, too. Mahalia…
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