Folk singer Noel Paul Stookey (L) performs at the Prime Minister's Official Residence in Tokyo February 20, 2007. Stookey presented Prime Minister Shinzo Abe (2nd R) with a copy of his CD 'Song for Megumi' in memory of Megumi Yokota, one of the Japanese abductees.  REUTERS/Everett Kennedy Brown/Pool  (JAPAN)
RM2D21T7NFolk singer Noel Paul Stookey (L) performs at the Prime Minister's Official Residence in Tokyo February 20, 2007. Stookey presented Prime Minister Shinzo Abe (2nd R) with a copy of his CD 'Song for Megumi' in memory of Megumi Yokota, one of the Japanese abductees. REUTERS/Everett Kennedy Brown/Pool (JAPAN)
TOKYO, Japan -  U.S. folk singer Noel Paul Stookey performs ''Song for Megumi'' at the Prime Minister's Official Residence in Tokyo on Feb. 20 for an audience that includes (from C to R) Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, and Shigeru Yokota and his wife Sakie, whose daughter Megumi was abducted by North Korea in 1977 at age 13. Stookey says he wrote the song to help raise people's awareness of the abduction issue. (Kyodo)
RMJNMRA1TOKYO, Japan - U.S. folk singer Noel Paul Stookey performs ''Song for Megumi'' at the Prime Minister's Official Residence in Tokyo on Feb. 20 for an audience that includes (from C to R) Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, and Shigeru Yokota and his wife Sakie, whose daughter Megumi was abducted by North Korea in 1977 at age 13. Stookey says he wrote the song to help raise people's awareness of the abduction issue. (Kyodo)
The folk singing trio of Peter, Paul and Mary are shown performing on stage during a 'live' concert appearance.
RMRMW69RThe folk singing trio of Peter, Paul and Mary are shown performing on stage during a 'live' concert appearance.
Washington, DC., USA, 27th August, 1983 Peter Yarrow of the Musical group 'Peter, Paul and Mary'  at the 20th anniversary of the 'March on Washington' Peter, Paul and Mary were a United States folk-singing trio whose nearly 50-year career began with their rise to become a paradigm for 1960s folk music. The trio was composed of folk song writer Peter Yarrow, (Noel) Paul Stookey and Mary Travers. After the death of Travers in 2009, Yarrow and Stookey continued to perform as a duo under their individual names. Credit: Mark Reinstein
RMFDBJ0AWashington, DC., USA, 27th August, 1983 Peter Yarrow of the Musical group 'Peter, Paul and Mary' at the 20th anniversary of the 'March on Washington' Peter, Paul and Mary were a United States folk-singing trio whose nearly 50-year career began with their rise to become a paradigm for 1960s folk music. The trio was composed of folk song writer Peter Yarrow, (Noel) Paul Stookey and Mary Travers. After the death of Travers in 2009, Yarrow and Stookey continued to perform as a duo under their individual names. Credit: Mark Reinstein
Folk singer Noel Paul Stookey (L) shakes hands with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe at the Prime Minister's Official Residence in Tokyo February 20, 2007. Stookey presented Prime Minister Abe with a 'Candle of Hope' for the North Korean abductee victims and a copy of his CD 'Song for Megumi' in memory of Megumi Yokota, one of the Japanese abductees.  REUTERS/Everett Kennedy Brown/Pool  (JAPAN)
RM2D1AR7WFolk singer Noel Paul Stookey (L) shakes hands with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe at the Prime Minister's Official Residence in Tokyo February 20, 2007. Stookey presented Prime Minister Abe with a 'Candle of Hope' for the North Korean abductee victims and a copy of his CD 'Song for Megumi' in memory of Megumi Yokota, one of the Japanese abductees. REUTERS/Everett Kennedy Brown/Pool (JAPAN)
Folk singer Noel Paul Stookey sings 'Song for Megumi' at a news conference in Tokyo February 19, 2007. Megumi Yokota, who disappeared on her way home from school in 1977 at the age of 13, has become the iconic face of Japanese citizens abducted by Pyongyang's agents to help train spies during the 1970s and 1980s.  REUTERS/Kim Kyung-Hoon (JAPAN)
RM2E72KTXFolk singer Noel Paul Stookey sings 'Song for Megumi' at a news conference in Tokyo February 19, 2007. Megumi Yokota, who disappeared on her way home from school in 1977 at the age of 13, has become the iconic face of Japanese citizens abducted by Pyongyang's agents to help train spies during the 1970s and 1980s. REUTERS/Kim Kyung-Hoon (JAPAN)
Folk singer Noel Paul Stookey (L) sings 'Song for Megumi' for Shigeru Yokota (C) and Sakie Yokota, parents of Japanese abductee Megumi Yokota, at a news conference in Tokyo February 19, 2007. Megumi Yokota, who disappeared on her way home from school in 1977 at the age of 13, has become the iconic face of Japanese citizens abducted by Pyongyang's agents to help train spies during the 1970s and 1980s.  REUTERS/Kim Kyung-Hoon (JAPAN)
RM2D2PE0RFolk singer Noel Paul Stookey (L) sings 'Song for Megumi' for Shigeru Yokota (C) and Sakie Yokota, parents of Japanese abductee Megumi Yokota, at a news conference in Tokyo February 19, 2007. Megumi Yokota, who disappeared on her way home from school in 1977 at the age of 13, has become the iconic face of Japanese citizens abducted by Pyongyang's agents to help train spies during the 1970s and 1980s. REUTERS/Kim Kyung-Hoon (JAPAN)
Folk singer Noel Paul Stookey (top) poses with Shigeru Yokota (C) and Sakie Yokota (R), parents of Japanese abductee Megumi Yokota, and music producer Yas Nagai  at a news conference in Tokyo February 19, 2007. Megumi Yokota, who disappeared on her way home from school in 1977 at the age of 13, has become the iconic face of Japanese citizens abducted by Pyongyang's agents to help train spies during the 1970s and 1980s.  REUTERS/Kim Kyung-Hoon (JAPAN)
RM2E6R7ABFolk singer Noel Paul Stookey (top) poses with Shigeru Yokota (C) and Sakie Yokota (R), parents of Japanese abductee Megumi Yokota, and music producer Yas Nagai at a news conference in Tokyo February 19, 2007. Megumi Yokota, who disappeared on her way home from school in 1977 at the age of 13, has become the iconic face of Japanese citizens abducted by Pyongyang's agents to help train spies during the 1970s and 1980s. REUTERS/Kim Kyung-Hoon (JAPAN)
Folk singer Noel Paul Stookey (L) sings 'Song for Megumi' as parents of Japanese abductee Megumi Yokota, Shigeru Yokota (C) and Sakie Yokota (R), listen at a news conference in Tokyo February 19, 2007.  Megumi Yokota, who disappeared on her way home from school in 1977 at the age of 13, has become the iconic face of Japanese citizens abducted by Pyongyang's agents to help train spies during the 1970s and 1980s.   REUTERS/Kim Kyung-Hoon (JAPAN)
RM2D1XGP5Folk singer Noel Paul Stookey (L) sings 'Song for Megumi' as parents of Japanese abductee Megumi Yokota, Shigeru Yokota (C) and Sakie Yokota (R), listen at a news conference in Tokyo February 19, 2007. Megumi Yokota, who disappeared on her way home from school in 1977 at the age of 13, has become the iconic face of Japanese citizens abducted by Pyongyang's agents to help train spies during the 1970s and 1980s. REUTERS/Kim Kyung-Hoon (JAPAN)
Folk singer Noel Paul Stookey (L) leans over to Shigeru Yokota (C) before singing 'Song for Megumi' at a news conference in Tokyo February 19, 2007.  Shigeru and Sakie Yokota (R) are parents of Japanese abductee Megumi Yokota who disappeared on her way home from school in 1977 at the age of 13.  Megumi Yokota has become the iconic face of Japanese citizens abducted by Pyongyang's agents to help train spies during the 1970s and 1980s.  REUTERS/Kim Kyung-Hoon (JAPAN)
RM2E6NC47Folk singer Noel Paul Stookey (L) leans over to Shigeru Yokota (C) before singing 'Song for Megumi' at a news conference in Tokyo February 19, 2007. Shigeru and Sakie Yokota (R) are parents of Japanese abductee Megumi Yokota who disappeared on her way home from school in 1977 at the age of 13. Megumi Yokota has become the iconic face of Japanese citizens abducted by Pyongyang's agents to help train spies during the 1970s and 1980s. REUTERS/Kim Kyung-Hoon (JAPAN)
Singer-songwriter Noel Paul Stookey performs at the Grammy museum in Los Angeles April 4, 2013. Stookey, part of the legendary folk music trio 'Peter, Paul and Mary' also spoke at the Grammy museum about 'Music2Life', an initiative he supports which encourages music for social change. REUTERS/Fred Prouser (UNITED STATES - Tags: ENTERTAINMENT SOCIETY)
RM2CJYGCFSinger-songwriter Noel Paul Stookey performs at the Grammy museum in Los Angeles April 4, 2013. Stookey, part of the legendary folk music trio 'Peter, Paul and Mary' also spoke at the Grammy museum about 'Music2Life', an initiative he supports which encourages music for social change. REUTERS/Fred Prouser (UNITED STATES - Tags: ENTERTAINMENT SOCIETY)
Singer-songwriter Noel Paul Stookey performs at the Grammy museum in Los Angeles April 4, 2013. Stookey, part of the legendary folk music trio 'Peter, Paul and Mary' also spoke at the Grammy museum about  'Music2Life', an initiative he supports which encourages music for social change. REUTERS/Fred Prouser (UNITED STATES - Tags: ENTERTAINMENT)
RM2CR9WWCSinger-songwriter Noel Paul Stookey performs at the Grammy museum in Los Angeles April 4, 2013. Stookey, part of the legendary folk music trio 'Peter, Paul and Mary' also spoke at the Grammy museum about 'Music2Life', an initiative he supports which encourages music for social change. REUTERS/Fred Prouser (UNITED STATES - Tags: ENTERTAINMENT)