Pete Seeger - Folk Singer album download
Peter Seeger (May 3, 1919 – January 27, 2014) was an American folk singer and social activist. A fixture on nationwide radio in the 1940s, he also had a string of hit records during the early 1950s as a member of the Weavers, most notably their recording of Lead Belly's "Goodnight, Irene", which topped the charts for 13 weeks in 1950
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Folk singer, activist Pete Seeger dies in NY. Top Stories. Nonetheless, in 1997 he won a Grammy for best traditional folk album, Pete. Seeger was born in New York City on May 3, 1919, into an artistic family whose roots traced to religious dissenters of colonial America. His mother, Constance, played violin and taught; his father, Charles, a musicologist, was a consultant to the Resettlement Administration, which gave artists work during the Depression. His uncle Alan Seeger, the poet, wrote I Have a Rendezvous With Death. Pete Seeger said he fell in love with folk music when he was 16, at a music festival in North Carolina in 1935.
Nick Higham looks back at his life.
Reuters) - Pete Seeger, who helped create the modern American folk music movement, co-wrote enduring songs like "If I Had a Hammer" and in turn became a leading voice for social justice, died on Monday at the age of 94. He was variously hailed in social and traditional media as a "hero", "America's conscience" and "A man of the people". Seeger died of natural causes at New York-Presbyterian Hospital, his record company, Appleseed Recordings, said
American folk singer and songwriter, born May 3rd, 1919 in Manhattan, New York, USA. He passed away at the age of 94 due to natural causes on January 27th, 2014, Manhattan, New York, USA. Stepson of Ruth Crawford Seeger.
American troubadour, folk music singer and activist Pete Seeger has died at a hospital in New York. Seeger - with his a lanky frame, banjo and full white beard - was an iconic figure in folk music. He performed with the great minstrel Woody Guthrie in his younger days and marched with Occupy Wall Street protesters in his 90s, leaning on two canes. He wrote or co-wrote "If I Had a Hammer," "Turn, Turn, Turn," "Where Have All the Flowers Gone" and "Kisses Sweeter Than Wine.
Pete Seeger, who used his voice as a musician, folk song curator, environmentalist and humanitarian to demand justice for less-privileged, died Jan. 27 at New York-Presbyterian Hospital. He touched lives by singing for unions, children and presidents, performing mining camps, folk festivals and Carnegie Hall. He turned a Bible verse and an African chant into hit records, traveled with Woody Guthrie and Lead Belly and championed Bob Dylan, adapted a gospel song to sing for union workers and wound-up creating an anthem for the civil rights movement in We Shall Overcome
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