Legendary musician Peter Yarrow weaves a narrative of his life in music and politics, punctuating the major events with renditions of the iconic songs we all know and love. From his life in Greenwich Village in the 1960's, his connection to Bob Dylan & Pete Seeger and his career as part of the trio Peter, Paul & Mary, Yarrow shares a part of American history influenced heavily by music.
Rising from a milieu of lovelorn singer-songwriters, John Gorka illuminates instead with his trademark wordplay, twisting, turning & tying words and phrases in the way a balloon artist creates complex creatures from simple balloons. Few contemporary songwriters coax language as deftly as Gorka. For over two decades, Gorka's keen ear has picked up the stories of those along the path, folding them into poetry and song.