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Mary Travers Birthday November 9, 2012

08 Nov 12 - 01:37 AM (#3432842)
Subject: Mary Travers Birthday
From: GUEST,Lin

I am posting this message a few days early. Mary Travers
from Peter, Paul & Mary would have been 76 years old on Friday,
November 09, 2012. Sadly, she passed away on Sept. 16, 2009 at the age of 72 due to complications from leukemia. She was diagnosed with this terrible disease in 2005 and had undergone chemotherapy.

Where do I even start - with how incredibly talented Mary was?
She was a part of Peter, Paul & Mary for so many, many decades and contributed her musical talents to the world - I absolutely loved their music and Mary's singing!

Was lucky to see them only one time in Los Angeles in a concert at the Universal Amphitheater during the late 1980's. Was even luckier to get a back stage pass from someone I knew at the time, who knew the group personally. I was amongst many, many others backstage after the concert - and did not get a chance to talk to Mary though, as there was so many people and her mgmt. backstage that were talking to her at the time. I remember walking past her (while she was talking to other people in the music industry) and was in awe of just seeing her. She was very, very tall against my small size in height. She looked so beautiful!

So just wanted to say that your music meant so much to me and may you rest in peace always. I know you must be singing with the angels.

We miss you so much! Happy Birthday Mary Travers!


08 Nov 12 - 04:38 PM (#3433263)
Subject: RE: Mary Travers Birthday November 9, 2012
From: GUEST,Nancy

I too am a huge PP& Mary fan - listen to their music - both my LP's and newer CD's all the time. One of my favourite folk groups of all time! Never did see them in concert but you were most fortunate to go back stage and be near them even if you did not have the chance to talk to Mary personally.

We love you Mary and hope you are at peace!


08 Nov 12 - 04:50 PM (#3433266)
Subject: RE: Mary Travers Birthday November 9, 2012
From: Arthur_itus

Our dog will be one on November 9th. She must be special, like Mary was.


08 Nov 12 - 04:51 PM (#3433269)
Subject: RE: Mary Travers Birthday November 9, 2012
From: Henry Krinkle

She was wonderful. And a fellow Kentuckian.
=(:-( ))


08 Nov 12 - 08:42 PM (#3433402)
Subject: RE: Mary Travers Birthday November 9, 2012
From: ChanteyLass

I was lucky enough to see PP&M live twice. I thought she was marvelous


08 Nov 12 - 08:58 PM (#3433408)
Subject: RE: Mary Travers Birthday November 9, 2012
From: Charley Noble

Her voice still resonates.

Charley Noble


08 Nov 12 - 09:08 PM (#3433414)
Subject: RE: Mary Travers Birthday November 9, 2012
From: Rapparee

She was one of the best, and she gave her best to us.


09 Nov 12 - 05:51 AM (#3433525)
Subject: RE: Mary Travers Birthday November 9, 2012
From: GUEST,Guibsonboy

Quite simply PP&M changed my life.