Pete Seeger

Born 3 May 1919. Died 27 January 2014
Pete Seeger
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1919-05-03
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Pete Seeger

Pete Seeger Biography (Wikipedia)

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. Members of the Weavers were blacklisted during the McCarthy Era. In the 1960s, he re-emerged on the public scene as a prominent singer of protest music in support of international disarmament, civil rights, counterculture, and environmental causes.

A prolific songwriter, his best-known songs include "Where Have All the Flowers Gone?" (with Joe Hickerson), "If I Had a Hammer (The Hammer Song)" (with Lee Hays of the Weavers), and "Turn! Turn! Turn!" (lyrics adapted from Ecclesiastes), which have been recorded by many artists both in and outside the folk revival movement and are sung throughout the world. "Flowers" was a hit recording for the Kingston Trio (1962); Marlene Dietrich, who recorded it in English, German and French (1962); and Johnny Rivers (1965). "If I Had a Hammer" was a hit for Peter, Paul and Mary (1962) and Trini Lopez (1963) while the Byrds had a number one hit with "Turn! Turn! Turn!" in 1965.

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Sharon Isbin
The House Of The Rising Sun from Joan Baez Suite
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The House Of The Rising Sun from Joan Baez Suite
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Banks of Marble
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Banks of Marble
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Little Boxes
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Little Boxes
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This Land Is Your Land
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This Land Is Your Land
Bruce Springsteen
The Ghost Of Tom Joad
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The Ghost Of Tom Joad
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Turn Turn Turn
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Turn Turn Turn
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To My Old Brown Earth
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To My Old Brown Earth
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He Lies in The American Land
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He Lies in The American Land
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Solidarity Forever
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Solidarity Forever
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If I Had A Hammer - Royal Albert Hall 1978
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If I Had A Hammer - Royal Albert Hall 1978
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Where Have All The Flowers Gone - Royal Albert Hall 1978
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Where Have All The Flowers Gone - Royal Albert Hall 1978
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Camera Song - Royal Albert Hall 1978
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Camera Song - Royal Albert Hall 1978
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Oh Hard Is The Fortune Of Womenkind / Homestaed Troubles - Royal Albert Hall 1978
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Oh Hard Is The Fortune Of Womenkind / Homestaed Troubles - Royal Albert Hall 1978
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Garbage - Royal Albert Hall 1978
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Garbage - Royal Albert Hall 1978
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Victor Jara - Royal Albert Hall 1978
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Victor Jara - Royal Albert Hall 1978
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Lonesome Valley - Royal Albert Hall 1978
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Lonesome Valley - Royal Albert Hall 1978
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The House Carpenter
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The House Carpenter
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Banjo Instrumental - Royal Albert Hall 1978
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Banjo Instrumental - Royal Albert Hall 1978
Trad & Pete Seeger
Winnsboro Cotton Mill Blues
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Winnsboro Cotton Mill Blues
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Turn, Turn, Turn
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Turn, Turn, Turn
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East Virginia
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East Virginia
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Where Have All The Flowers Gone
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Where Have All The Flowers Gone
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A Hard Rains Gonna Fall
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A Hard Rains Gonna Fall
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Words, Words, Words
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Words, Words, Words
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John Riley
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John Riley
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The Water is Wide (Trad – Not Given)
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The Water is Wide (Trad – Not Given)
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The Bells of Rhymney
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The Bells of Rhymney
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Guantanamera
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Guantanamera
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Green Grass Grows All Around
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Green Grass Grows All Around
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From Way Up Here
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From Way Up Here
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Kisses Sweeter Than Wine
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Kisses Sweeter Than Wine
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