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Pete Seeger

Legends: Classic Clip Of Pete Seeger On 'The Johnny Cash Show' In 1970

The Huffington Post | Andrew Hart | Posted 01.28.2014 | Celebrity

Pete Seeger, a pioneer of folk music and powerful political activist, died on Monday at age 94. Over a career spanning decades, the banjo-picking trou...

Pete and America

Richard Brodsky | Posted 03.30.2014 | Entertainment
Richard Brodsky

It's hard to fathom a life so long, and so well-lived. Our music is diminished, our politics made less, our connection to past times sheared.

Pete Seeger Was Bigger Than Music

Jonathan Byrd | Posted 03.30.2014 | Entertainment
Jonathan Byrd

Pete Seeger was bigger than music. He was John Henry. He was Odysseus. He was Gabriel. He will not be contained in a thousand obituaries today, however hard we write.

FACE IT: Pete Seeger on My Mind

Michele Willens | Posted 03.30.2014 | Fifty
Michele Willens

Today, everyone will be writing their obits and playing "Turn Turn Turn," "Where Have All the Flowers Gone" and "If I Had a Hammer" in memory of the great and now late Pete Seeger.

Where Have All the Flowers Gone?

David Kanegis | Posted 03.30.2014 | Fifty
David Kanegis

For many of us, Pete Seeger symbolized all that was great and noble in our country. Many of us were disaffected as the young of all generations tend to be. Here was a man born of our parents generation who "got us." If you were one of the lucky ones like me, your parents got him as well.

Pete Seeger Passes

John Farr | Posted 03.30.2014 | Entertainment
John Farr

Seeger's influence can be seen in movies and television throughout his almost seven-decade career as a musician, and will likely continue on for countless more generations of cinema. You'll find his music in great movies from our database, in titles as varied as Malcolm X, The Damned United, and Temple Grandin.

So Long, Pete and Toshi Seeger, It's Been Amazingly Great to Know You

Harvey Wasserman | Posted 03.30.2014 | Green
Harvey Wasserman

Their list of accomplishments will fill many printed pages, which all pale next to the simple core beauty of the lives they led.

Sorry, Twitter, But Pete Seeger And Bob Seger Are Not The Same Person

The Huffington Post | Ann Brenoff | Posted 01.29.2014 | Fifty

Children, children, children. Honestly, please check your tweets for accuracy before hitting the Tweet button, OK? The Twittersphere got it wrong t...

Music To Remember Pete Seeger By

AP | The Associated Press | Posted 01.28.2014 | Entertainment

Five essential songs by Pete Seeger, who died Monday at age 94: "IF I HAD A HAMMER": An all-time singalong co-written in 1949 by Seeger and Lee Hays ...

Remember When Music Was Pissed! (and Nice?)

Steve Rosenbaum | Posted 03.30.2014 | Entertainment
Steve Rosenbaum

The #Waywire editors watched the Grammys. We know that robots now make music that wins awards. We know that Pink has a second career pending with Cir...

5,178 Gigs: Pete Seeger as Celebrity Role Model

Glenn Paul Manion | Posted 03.30.2014 | Entertainment
Glenn Paul Manion

Here are the two points about Pete's career that are especially relevant to musicians trying to build their career in 2014.

This Artist's Powerful Words Will Inspire You To Make A Difference

Posted 01.28.2014 | Healthy Living

Pete Seeger, the singer and songwriter who charged the way for the revival of American folk music, died on Monday at the age of 94. Known for creating...

Obama Honors Folk Legend Pete Seeger 'For Showing Us Where We Need To Go'

The Huffington Post | Mollie Reilly | Posted 01.28.2014 | Politics

President Barack Obama paid tribute to Pete Seeger on Tuesday, praising the folk legend for "reminding us where we come from and showing us where we n...

Pete Seeger (1919-2014): He Changed the World One Song at a Time

John W. Whitehead | Posted 03.30.2014 | Arts
John W. Whitehead

Pete Seeger, the 94-year-old activist-singer-songwriter who tried to change the world with every note he uttered, has died, and we are all the poorer for it.

Pete Seeger's Most Spiritual Moments

Posted 01.28.2014 | Religion

Legendary folk singer and social activist Pete Seeger has passed away at the age of 94, but his songs and words will live on. Best known for eco-fo...

'We Are Not Afraid': The Holy Spirit and the Life of Pete Seeger

Rev. Dr. Susan Brooks Thistlethwaite | Posted 03.30.2014 | Religion
Rev. Dr. Susan Brooks Thistlethwaite

Pete Seeger, 94, folk singer and peace and justice advocate has died, but the spirit of what his life and his music meant lives on. Americans have been less afraid of each other, and of speaking the truth to power, because he lived and sang and marched.

Pete Seeger Brought the World Closer Together

Peter Dreier | Posted 03.30.2014 | Politics
Peter Dreier

Pete Seeger spent his time on earth planting, healing, laughing, building up, dancing, loving, embracing and advocating peace. Seeger brought the world closer together with his music. Every day, every minute, someone in the world is singing a Pete Seeger song.

Famed Folk Singer Pete Seeger Dies

AP | CHRIS TALBOTT and MICHAEL HILL | Posted 01.28.2014 | Celebrity

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — Unable to carry his beloved banjo, Pete Seeger used a different but equally formidable instrument, his voice, to instruct yet an...

Peter Tosh Remembered: A Conversation With Niambe McIntosh, a Chat With The Bongos' Richard Barone, Rafael Vigilantics and FSC Exclusives and More

Mike Ragogna | Posted 02.26.2014 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

"To me, that sort of bravery, and harmony with oneself and with the World, is the true legacy of Peter Tosh."

Humiliation, Family Style

George Heymont | Posted 01.23.2014 | Arts
George Heymont

As everyone knows, the 1960s was a time of great civil unrest, a subculture embracing hallucinogenic drugs, exuberant celebrations of free love and new music. However, at 1750 Stuart Street in Brooklyn, sounds of celebration and joy were few and far between.

Remedy for Government Shutdown Blues? Jazz

Randee Mia Berman | Posted 01.23.2014 | Arts
Randee Mia Berman

After all, music soothes the savage beast. And there's plenty of wild legislators roaming the government corridors that could use some calming down. Jazz dudes may have found the elixir: jazz is Xanadu minus the Xanax.

Farm Aid and MakerFaire: Go Forth and Be Fertile, Not Futile!

Kerry Trueman | Posted 11.26.2013 | Green
Kerry Trueman

We can imagine a future filled with homegrown, sustainable solutions to our food and energy needs. That vision infused Farm Aid, and I saw it again the next day at MakerFaire.

Happy Birthday Occupy Wall Street... #OWS Day 732

Sandi Bachom | Posted 11.16.2013 | New York
Sandi Bachom

I came to Zuccotti Park on a crisp October day, 714 days ago. My camera was an eyewitness to history, while I... fell in love.

The Little-Known Story of 'We Shall Overcome'

Peter Dreier | Posted 10.29.2013 | Politics
Peter Dreier

The story of that song, which has became an international anthem for human rights, reveals the civil rights movement's remarkable and complex tapestry and its lasting influence.

Music Hath Charms

Kevin Belmonte | Posted 09.30.2013 | Arts
Kevin Belmonte

The lives of all these artists show that music brings so many gifts in her train. To remember names like Seeger, Paul and Horowitz is to see the truth of that.