Tuesday, January 28, 2014

We've Lost a Part of Our Soul!! RIP Pete, RIP - "This Land Is {Still} Your Land"!!!!

Pete Seeger dies at 94; balladeer was America's conscience
An advocate for peace and civil rights, Pete Seeger helped spark the folk music revival with his five-string banjo and songs calling for justice.

January 27, 2014 - Pete Seeger, the iconoclastic American singer, songwriter and social activist who did battle with injustice in America armed with a banjo, a guitar and the transformative power of song, has died. He was 94.

Seeger died Monday at New York Presbyterian Hospital, his grandson Kitama Cahill-Jackson told the Associated Press.

A veteran of the labor, peace and civil rights movements, Seeger remained relevant as an activist into his 90s. He was equally musician and revolutionary, playing a major role in the folk music revival that began in the late 1950s while helping to craft the soundtrack of 1960s protests through such songs as "We Shall Overcome," "Where Have All the Flowers Gone" and "Turn! Turn! Turn!" read more>>>

A real good Memorial report on Pete: "My one hope is the guitar is mightier than the bomb"

American Folk Singer Pete Seeger Dies At 94
January 28, 2014 - Pete Seeger was the most prominent folk music icon of his generation. He was also a political and environmental activist and a major advocate for the folk-style, five-string banjo.

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