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Mary Travers obituary

Dave Laing, Guardian, The, 17 September 2009

PETER, PAUL AND MARY were the most successful vocal group of the American folk revival of the 1960s. In particular, they were responsible for bringing the music of Bob Dylan to a mass audience through their hit record of his 'Blowin' in the Wind'. With her powerful voice and long blonde hair, Mary Travers, who has died aged 72, was the focal point of the trio.

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