Moving (Peter, Paul and Mary album)

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Moving
Studio album by Peter, Paul & Mary
Released January 1963
Recorded 1962
Genre Folk
Length 34:46
Label Warner Bros.
Producer Albert Grossman
Peter, Paul & Mary chronology
Peter, Paul and Mary
(1962)
Moving
(1963)
In the Wind
(1963)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 3/5 stars[1]

Moving is the second album by the American folk music trio Peter, Paul & Mary, released in January 1963. The lead-off single, "Big Boat," failed to chart substantially, only staying on the Top 100 for two weeks, reaching #93.

The second single, "Settle Down (Goin' Down That Highway)," did slightly better, peaking at #56 on the Pop charts during a 6-week run; however, it did become an easy listening hit at #14.

The third time around was the charm, as "Puff, the Magic Dragon" was a huge hit, and a defining song for the trio, reaching #2 on the Hot 100, #1 on the Easy Listening, & #10 on the R&B Charts, respectively.

Track listing[edit]

Side One[edit]

  1. "Settle Down (Goin' Down That Highway)" (Mike Settle)
  2. "Gone the Rainbow" (Paul Stookey, Mary Travers, Peter Yarrow, Milt Okun)
  3. "Flora" (Stookey, Travers, Elaina Mezzetti)
  4. "Pretty Mary" (Stookey, Elaina Mezzetti, Okun)
  5. "Puff, the Magic Dragon" (Peter Yarrow, Leonard Lipton)
  6. "This Land Is Your Land" (Woody Guthrie)

Side Two[edit]

  1. "Man Come into Egypt" (Fred Hellerman, Fran Minkoff)
  2. "Old Coat" (Stookey, Travers, Mezzetti)
  3. "Tiny Sparrow" (Stookey, Elaina Mezzetti, Milt Okun)
  4. "Big Boat" (Stookey, Lane, Milt Okun, Elaina Mezzetti)
  5. "Morning Train" (Mezzetti)
  6. "A'soalin'" (Stookey, Tracy Batteaste, Elaina Mezzetti)

Personnel[edit]

Chart positions[edit]

Year Chart Position
1963 Billboard Pop Albums 2

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