Peter Yarrow

Singer Peter Yarrow tells University of Hong Kong lack of respect at root of protests

Peter Yarrow of famous folk trio Peter Paul and Mary, giving a talk and performance at Sun Yat-sen Place. Photo: Jonathan Wong

A puff of 1960s magic blew through the University of Hong Kong yesterday as Peter Yarrow, one part of American folk trio Peter, Paul and Mary, held a concert and rally at the university's Sun Yat-sen square.

Saturday, 17 November, 2012, 4:23am 1 comment

Folk hero's puff keeps enthralled full house basking in the wind

Peter Yarrow and Bethany Yarrow in Concert

City Hall Concert Hall

October 30

When folk legend Peter Yarrow gives a concert, the audience may well expect more than just Puff the Magic Dragon.

1 Nov 2004 - 12:00am

Peter Yarrow and Bethany Yarrow

Peter (of Peter, Paul and Mary) and daughter Bethany perform well-known folk songs including Puff, the Magic Dragon and Blowing in the Wind. Today, 8pm, City Hall, Central; tomorrow, 8pm, Auditorium, Yuen Long Theatre, 9 Yuen Long Tai Yuk Rd, NT, $100-$230 Urbtix

30 Oct 2004 - 12:00am

Folk icon lines up two gigs

If you bought the Let's Folk CD compilation of golden oldies, then you'll probably want to see Peter Yarrow, of Peter, Paul and Mary fame, perform live at one of his two local concerts next month.

22 Sep 2004 - 12:00am

Melodies of hope, peace

MUSIC is for making money, right? For staging eyeball-busting operatic spectaculars? Selling cars on TV? Think again.

Music is about communication - and its most enduring form is folk.

In that tradition, it was as part of timeless trio Peter, Paul and Mary that Peter Yarrow recreated some of Western folk's most conscience-pricking, emotion-searing highlights.

24 Jan 1999 - 12:00am

Legendary trio to sing for president

THE last time Peter, Paul and Mary sang for a president of the United States, Lyndon Johnson was in office and everyone assembled at the trio's White House performance knew the words to The Times They Are a-Changin.

5 Jan 1993 - 12:00am