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Happy Birthday Pete Seeger

7 days ago
Magnet MagazineHappy birthday Pete Seeger. You did overcome. Read Carl Newman (New Pornographers) in MAGNET on Seeger: The post Happy Birthday Pete Seeger appeared first on Magnet Magazine. more info

Country Pickin’

9 days ago
McGuinn's Folk DenHow do I download this Mp3? Mp3: Country Pickin’ – Click To download When I studied at the Old Town School of Folk Music in Chicago in the mid to late ’50s Pete Seeger invited our teacher Frank Hamilton to join him on a shared recording project... more info

Bruce Springsteen Released “We Shall Overcome: The Seeger Sessions” 15 Years Ago Today

15 days ago
Magnet Magazine15 years ago today, Bruce Springsteen released We Shall Overcome: The Seeger Sessions. How can you keep from singing? Read Carl Newman (New Pornographers) in MAGNET on Pete Seeger: The post Bruce Springsteen Released “We Shall Overcome: The Seeger ... more info

Watch Kermit The Frog Play Newport Folk Fest With Jim James & Janet Weiss

651 days ago
Stereogum54 years ago, the big news about the Newport Folk Festival was that Bob Dylan, young messiah of the entire folk genre, plugged in an electric guitar and played a rock 'n' roll set. People hated it. The audience booed, and an appalled, axe-wielding Pe... more info

Playlist: Celebrate Pete Seeger's 100th birthday with the folk legend's enduring music

683 days ago
USA Today MusicTo honor Seeger, Smithsonian Folkways' curator and senior archivist Jeff Place compiled a playlist of his legendary songs for USA TODAY.             more info

Pete Seeger Was Born 100 Years Ago Today: Stream 20 Previously Unreleased Tracks From The Smithsonian Folkways Collection

738 days ago
StereogumPete Seeger was primarily known for his incredible musicianship, but that legacy extends itself into advocacy about the environment, classism, and racism among other injustices. His song "We Shall Overcome," became an anthem for Civil Rights movemen... more info

Remembering Pete Seeger: Farm Aid 2013 Performance

834 days ago
JamBaseCelebrate the life of legendary folk musician and social justice activist Pete Seeger by watching his performance at Farm Aid in 2013. more info

Wasn’t That A Time: The Weavers, the Blacklist, and the Battle for the Soul of America

906 days ago
Aquarium DrunkardWhen you hear “Goodnight, Irene” and “Wimoweh” these days, it’s a little hard to believe that the Weavers were one of the most politically radical bands of the 20th century. But the pioneering folk-pop quartet (featuring Pete Seeger, Lee Ha... more info

Olivia Chaney: Shelter review – gleaming vocal treats

1039 days ago
Guardian Music(Nonesuch)Folk artists stepping into singer-songwriter territory are often treated with suspicion, as if their egos must be propelling them beyond the small stories of smaller people. But often, these musicians adore traditional music at the same tim... more info

Clearwater Festival 2018 lineup & tix (Jeff Tweedy, Margaret Glaspy & more)

1165 days ago
Brooklyn VeganHonoring the legacy of folk musician and activist (and festival founder) Pete Seeger, this is the 40th anniversary of Clearwater and the lineup also includes The Mavericks, Dave Alvin & Jimmie Dale Gilmore, Rhiannon Giddens, David Byrne cohorts Choir... more info

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