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John of the Mountains

by Mariposa (Matthew Werner)

[Mariposa, acoustic folk music]


With the refrain using Muir's famous "Climb the Mountains..." quote, this is a melodic, inspirational song featuring great harmonies. Lyrics and introductions included on liner notes.

The song, "John of the Mountains" can be found on both Mariposa's first album, First Light of Dawn (1993), and their second album, California in My Heart (1999).

About Mariposa

The group Mariposa consists of Michele Whizin on vocals, stand-up bass, and guitar, Michael Wilson on vocals, guitar, accordian, Matthew Werner on vocals, guitar, and mandolin, and Maria Kersey on vocals and mandolin. Mariposa'a music is a collection of traditional, contemporary, and original songs, mixing social and environmental themes with a love for uplifting and participatory folk music.

For more information, visit the Mariposa Website.


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