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Jesse Colin Young postpones three concerts after testing positive for COVID

Veteran folk-rock singer/songwriter and former Youngbloods frontman Jesse Colin Young has postponed the final three dates of his current U.S. tour leg after testing positive for COVID-19. The affected shows had been scheduled for tonight in Santa Cruz, California; July 30 in San Juan Capistrano, California; and July 31 in...
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Ex-Youngbloods frontman Jesse Colin Young celebrates his 80th birthday today

Here’s wishing a very happy 80th birthday to singer/songwriter Jesse Colin Young, who came to fame as the frontman of the popular folk-rock band The Youngbloods. The Youngbloods are most famous for their 1967 rendition of the oft-covered Chester Powers-penned peace anthem “Get Together.” Upon its initial release, the song only reached #62 on the Billboard Hot 100, but it was re-released in 1969 after it was used in a religion-themed TV and radio campaign and wound up going to #5 on the chart.
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Jesse Colin Young Talks Youngbloods

As far as choruses go, few are as instantly identifiable as this one: “Come on, people now, smile on your brother, everybody get together, try to love one another right now.”. The song, “Get Together” (sometimes called “Let’s Get Together”), has a fascinating, convoluted history that you can read about...
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Jesse Colin Young & Daughter Jazzie Cover Yusuf/Cat Stevens’s “Trouble” to Commemorate the 50th Anniversary of 1971’s ‘Harold and Maude’

Celebrated singer/songwriter Jesse Colin Young recently teamed up with his daughter, Jazzie Young, for a spirited rendition of “Trouble,” originally by Yusuf/Cat Stevens as a part of the timeless soundtrack to the 1971 film Harold and Maude. Young’s cover is geared around commemorating the 50th anniversary of the film, and...
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Jesse Colin Young & Daughter Jazzie Young release new single “Trouble”

Jensen Communications just announced that Jesse Colin Young released a new single and music video, “Trouble” which features his daughter, Jazzie Young. The father / daughter duo is celebrating the 50th Anniversary of Harold and Maude with the release of their rendition of the Yusuf Islam (Cat Stevens) soundtrack hit, “Trouble.”
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PREVIEW: Judy Collins, Richard Thompson, Jesse Colin Young at Tanglewood, Sunday, Aug. 22

LENOX — When she last appeared at Tanglewood, in 2018, her singing was as pure and as sweet as you remember it. And that’s saying something, because pure tone has always been her stock in trade — that and her uncanny ability to pick great songs. Judy Collins will return to the Koussevitzky Music Shed Sunday, Aug. 22, at 2:30 p.m., with guests Richard Thompson (Fairport Convention) and Jesse Colin Young of The Youngbloods’ Byrds-inflected hippie anthem “Get Together.”