This fall marks the 50th Anniversary of the most famous folk trio in history, Peter, Paul & Mary.

Peter Yarrow and Noel “Paul” Stookey (of legendary Peter, Paul & Mary) are introducing an all-new Illustrated children’s book, IT’S RAINING, IT’S POURING on sale now.

• This fall marks the 50th Anniversary of the most famous folk trio in history, Peter, Paul & Mary;

• The song IT’S RAINING, IT’S POURING, appeared on their debut album, Peter, Paul & Mary (a top-10 best-seller that year), with nearly 3 million in sales;

• With the debut, PP&M received a “Best New Artist” Grammy nomination, (a career of 5 Grammy wins, thirteen top 40 hits, and eight gold and five platinum albums);

• IT’S RAINING, IT’S POURING became one of their most requested performance pieces at the dawn of the trio’s career with Mary singing, “Five, ten fifteen, twenty, twenty-five, thirty, thirty-five, forty” and later in the song, “Anyone round my base is it! Ready or not, here I come!”

• Peter, Paul and Mary’s “If I Had a Hammer,” became an anthem of the Civil Rights Movement, and was performed by the trio, along with “Blowing In The Wind,” at the 1963 March on Washington where Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. delivered his legendary “I Have a Dream” speech;

• Peter Yarrow and Noel “Paul” Stookey continue to perform their music all around the world (Mary Travers passed away in 2009 due to complications from cancer);

• IT’S RAINING, IT’S POURING is Peter, Paul & Mary’s second book aimed at children and families, the first being “T’was the Night Before Christmas.”

• IT’S RAINING; IT’S POURING offers a brand-new CD, featuring Peter, Paul and Mary’s original recording of the title song. The CD also includes Peter singing “Make-Believe Town” and Noel Paul Stookey performing “Glory of Love;” and,

Event Dates for


Wednesday, July 25th – Freehold, New Jersey

Barnes & Noble – Freehold, New Jersey – 7:00PM

3981 US Highway 9 Freehold, NJ 07728

Contact: (732) 409-2929

Thursday, July 26th – Boonton, New Jersey

Bobby’s News & Gifts – Boonton, New Jersey – 7:00 pm

521 Main Street Boonton, NJ 07005

Contact: (973) 794-4470

Friday, July 27th – Chautauqua, New York

Chautauqua Book Store – Chautauqua, New York – 1:00 pm

67 Bestor Plaza Chautauqua, New York 14722

Contact: (716) 357-2151

Saturday, July 28th – Brockport, New York

Lift Bridge Book Shop – Brockport, New York – 2:00 pm

45 Main Street Brockport, NY 14420

Contact: (585) 637-2260

Monday, July 30th – Sewickley, Pennsylvania

Penguin Bookshop – Sewickley, Pennsylvania – 1:00 pm

420 Beaver Street Sewickly, PA 15143

Contact: (412) 741-3838


Wednesday, August 1st – New York, New York

McNally Jackson Booksellers – New York, New York – 4:00PM

52 Prince Street New York, NY, 10012

Contact: 212.274.1160


Thursday, August 2nd – Madison, Connecticut

First Congregational Church @ Hubley Hall – Madison, Connecticut – 4:00 pm

26 Meetinghouse Lane Madison, CT 06443

Contact: (203) 245-3959


Friday, August 3rd – South Hadley, Massachusetts

Kidder Hall @ All Saints’ Episcopal Church – South Hadley, Massachusetts – 4:00 pm

7 Woodbridge Street South Hadley, MA 01075

Contact: (413) 534-7307


**Please note these date may change without notice.

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