There's a radio interview of Bob here that's really good. Rick, if you don't already have this one ... it's a keeper.
One of these has the picture of Bob that I took and doctored up that's on Wikipedia that Jim first wrote.
In a tribute to the trio on their Grammys Lifetime Achievement Award, Peter, Paul And Mary's Peter Yarrow said their music was a transcendental force in a difficult political climate.
“Their music was a balm to the growing angst of a generation that was soon to turn our country and our world upside down,” he wrote in 2014. “They tossed off renditions of song gems that felt effortless yet genuine, cool yet caring, sympathetic yet ‘no big ting.’ Sometimes they were wistful, as in ‘Sloop John B’; sometimes they sang a great, happy joke, as in ‘M.T.A.’; sometimes they were oddly, at least for men in those times, sensitive, as in ‘Tom Dooley’; and sometimes they were wonderfully cutting-edge ‘hip,’ as in Bob Shane's classic rendition of ‘Scotch And Soda.’
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