Chart Position: 24

  • Written by Paul Stookey
  • Guitar: Paul Stookey
  • Paul Stookey is a member of Peter, Paul and Mary
  • Stookey wrote the song in commemoration of bandmate Peter Yarrow’s wedding to Marybeth McCartney
  • This song became a popular choice for wedding music in the seventies
  • Proceeds from this song of over 2 million dollars have gone to a charity called Public Domain Foundation
  • Later recorded by Petula Clark (1972), Euson (1974) and Captain and Tennille (1976)

wedding song

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