Greenwich Village Folk Festival 2022

Greenwich Village Folk Festival 2022

May 1st, 2022 The Greenwich Village Folk Festival, "A Gift To The Community" is a 501(c)(3) organization founded in 1987 to honor the music and legacy of the Village's music. Founding producers were Rod MacDonald, Ray Micek, Jay Rosen and Gerry Hinson. The GVFF held annual concerts 1987-94, and has…
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Ukrainian Now

Ukrainian Now

Tom Paxton and John McCutcheon have written a heartfelt, stirring song, "Ukrainian Now," that touches us all. Noel Paul Stookey edited this beautiful video that includes the voices of Peter Yarrow, Bill Miller, Tret Fure, Holly Near, Emma's Revolution, Rebel Voices, Crys Matthews, Carrie Newcomer, Christine Lavin and Joe Jencks…
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Noel Stookey Lets the Jazz Animal Loose

Noel Stookey Lets the Jazz Animal Loose

by Lee Mergner, Jazz TimesApril 20, 2022Famous folk singer revisits archive and records new material for his Fazz album with jazz touchesSinger and songwriter Noel Paul Stookey has had a remarkable career. As the betwixt member of the iconic folk group Peter, Paul and Mary, Stookey has sold millions of records, won…
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Houston Press: Noel Paul Stookey and All That Fazz

Houston Press: Noel Paul Stookey and All That Fazz

by BOB RUGGIERO Houston Press Noel Stookey remembers exactly when he first heard the term “Fazz.” It was in the mid-1960s and the folk music trio he was part of (a little act named Peter, Paul and Mary) were on tour with the jazzbos of the Dave Brubeck Quartet. At…
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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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