Video of the Week: Silver Threads and Golden Anniversaries–The Seekers Celebrate 50 Years

In the Seekers’ appearance on ’60 Minutes’ from 2012, the only 60’s band still together with its original lineup intact look back at their heyday and a time when earnest, well-performed folk music had a place in the charts right beside the Beatles and the Rolling Stones.

This group was a favorite in my house when I was growing up, and I passed on a love for them to my son as my dad did for me.

If you remember or appreciate the genre, you’ll find the 1968 farewell performance linked below a real treat. Also, enjoy Judith Durham’s crystalline vocals leading a typically ebullient performance on “Love is Kind, Love is Wine”, their final U.S. chart entry (#135) from 1968. This joyful tune deserved a wider audience

 

See also: https://edcyphers.com/2012/10/28/9601/

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