'Legends of Folk' to feature vintage performances by Bob Dylan, Simon and Garfunkel, Joan Baez, others

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A restored and remastered DVD release of Legends of Folk: The Village Scene will feature many of the folk era’s biggest, most influential stars — from Bob Dylan and Simon and Garfunkel, to Peter Paul and Mary to Joan Baez.

Due on April 3, the stirring live footage takes viewers inside the Village movement that changed pop culture forever. Produced for PBS by Emmy-winning filmmaker Jim Brown, Legends of Folk: The Village Scene also includes full-length, exclusive interviews with John Cohen, Don McLean, Maria Muldaur, Tom Paxton, Michelle Phillips of the Mamas and Papas, John Sebastian of the Lovin’ Spoonful and Peter Yarrow.

Highlights include a young Dylan making one of his earliest performances of “Blowin’ in the Wind.” The DVD also features two performances not previously seen on PBS when the film was originally aired.

Here’s the tracklisting for Legends of Folk: The Village Scene
1. “If I Had a Hammer,” Peter, Paul and Mary
2. “Blowin’ in the Wind,” Bob Dylan
3. “It Ain’t Me Babe,” Joan Baez
4. “I Ain’t Marching Anymore,” Phil Ochs
5. “Handsome Johnny,” Richie Havens
6. “I Ain’t Gonna Marry,” Jim Kweskin Jug Band
7. “Liza Jane,” The New Lost City Ramblers
8. “You’ve Got To Walk That Lonesome Valley,” Mississippi John Hurt
9. “The Last Thing on My Mind,” Tom Paxton
10. “If I Were A Carpenter,” Tim Hardin
11. “My Father,” Judy Collins
12. “Do You Believe in Magic,” The Lovin’ Spoonful
13. “The Sound of Silence,” Simon and Garfunkel
14. “Leaving on a Jet Plane,” John Denver
15. “Castles in the Air,” Don McLean
16. “Solitary Man,” Neil Diamond
17. “California Dreamin,'” The Mamas and the Papas
Bonus songs:
“Deep Blue Sea,” Peter Yarrow
“Black Jack Daisy,” John Cohen

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