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Peter, Paul & Mary

I Dig Rock And Roll Music

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“I Dig Rock and Roll Music” is a song recorded in 1967 by the folk group Peter, Paul and Mary, ridiculing rock music (which by the time of this song’s recording had almost eclipsed folk music). The writing credits are given as Stookey-Mason-Dixon. Stookey is the “Paul” of Peter, Paul and Mary. “Mason” is musician and producer Jim Mason. “Dixon” is Dave Dixon, who was later a popular air personality on progressive rock radio station WABX in Detroit. The tune peaked at #9 on the Billboard Top 100. The song is one of the few PP&M singles not to appear on Billboard’s Easy Listening survey, although it did make the Record World “Non-Rock” listing. The song first appeared on the group’s 1967 LP Album 1700, and has appeared on retrospective collections since then. It... Read on...

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