Pete Seeger Newswire (Page 2)

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  1. Expo 86: A troubled legacyRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 24 | Vancouver Courier

    ... , and played a benefit concert for the evictees at Malkin Bowl in Stanley Park alongside folk-protest legends Pete Seeger and Arlo Guthrie (who were both ironically also playing Expo). The gig raised $10,000 for the displaced. True to their word, ...

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  2. Neil Diamond apologizes to fans as Parkinsona s forces retirement from touringRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 23 | The Miami Herald

    ... "You Don't Bring Me Flowers" together in 1978. Diamond grew interested in songwriting at age 16 when folk singer Pete Seeger played a show at a summer camp Diamond attended in upstate New York. The lightbulb moment came when some of the other ...

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  3. The Number Ones: The Kingston Trio's "Tom Dooley"Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 23 | Stereogum

    ... reason the folk music boom happened in the first place. Folk-music historians and activists like Harry Smith, Pete Seeger, and Woody Guthrie helped shape the popular image of folk music as a noble American tradition, but the Kingston Trio were the ...

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  4. Folk hero to be celebrated at West Lothian gig in aid of festivalRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 22 | The Daily Record

    ... Scotland and in folk circles throughout the world. In 1962 he sang in a concert in New York's Carnegie Hall with Pete Seeger and a young Bob Dylan. Matt went on to be regarded as one of Britain's most powerful songwriters and became one of ...

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  5. Saturday Night Attitude Dancing at the Happy 2018 Birthday of A...Read the original story

    Saturday Jan 20 | Aquarius Papers

    ... surging folk music scene and befriending the likes of Sonny Terry, Brownie McGhee, Woody Guthrie, and a young Pete Seeger, all fellow performers on Back Where I Come From . During the first half of the decade he recorded for RCA, the Library of ...

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  6. Obituary: Julius LesterRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 19, 2018 | Publishers' Weekly

    ... published book, which came out of that experience, was an instructional manual co-authored with folk legend Pete Seeger, called The Twelve-String Guitar as Played by Leadbelly (Oak, 1965). At the same time, he began to focus on other writing, ...

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  7. Author, activist Jewish convert Julius Lester dies at 78Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 19, 2018 | 680News

    ... have been a slave," he once wrote in an online biography. One of his earliest books, co-written by folk singer Pete Seeger, was "The 12-String Guitar as Played by Leadbelly," published in 1965. Before his career in academia, he recorded two albums ...

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  8. SLANT: SUNRISE: January 16, 2018Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 16, 2018 | Artforum Intl.

    ... e, like the hard femme moon giving birth to herself above us and below us in a few hours. Marlene Dietrich sings Pete Seeger's "Where Have All the Flowers Gone," 1964. Video, black and white, sound, 4 minutes 27 seconds.

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  9. Peter Yarrow, 'Lonesome Traveler' salute America's history and musicRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 15, 2018 | The Orlando Sentinel

    ... 'You must come.' It brought me back to how it was - a time of passion and determination." Using the music of Pete Seeger, Woody Guthrie and others, "Lonesome Traveler" focuses on the 1920s-'60s as it intersperses scripted narration about the ...

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  10. SLANT: SUNRISE: January 14, 2018Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 14, 2018 | Artforum Intl.

    ... with inspiration, so that one becomes an open vessel into which knowledge can be poured. Marlene Dietrich sings Pete Seeger's "Where Have All the Flowers Gone," 1964. Video, black and white, sound, 4 minutes 27 seconds.

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  11. UpFront Soul (Formerly The Nightfly): UpFront Soul #2018.03-January ...Read the original story

    Jan 12, 2018 | A-Infos Radio Project

    ... on instant Duke Ellington "King Fit the Battle of Alabam" from "My People" on Storeyville Brother Kirk and Pete Seeger "The Ballad of Martin Luther King" from "Pete Seeger and Brother Kirk Visit Sesame Street" on Childrens Records of America Mahalia ...

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  12. Get tickets: Louie Fontaine, Jack Tempchin, K. MichelleRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 10, 2018 | San Diego Reader

    ... 27 , where the setlist is likely to include the album's lead single "Sing People Sing," a tribute to folk legend Pete Seeger, one of the duo's early champions and mentors. Other songs whose titles signal the content and topics to expect include ...

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  13. Randy Noojin Returns To North Coast Rep For Solo Show SEEGERRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 9, 2018 | BroadwayWorld.com

    North Coast Repertory Theatre is proud to welcome back Randy Noojin, as he takes the stage as America's beloved folksinger/activist, Pete Seeger, January 29, 2018. SEEGER is a multimedia, solo show that uses Seeger's signature songs including: If I Had a Hammer, Turn, Turn, Turn, Where Have All the Flowers Gone, Bring 'Em Home, We Shall Overcome, and Guantanamera, to tell the story of his personal struggles for free speech in America.

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  14. Steve Free: Five things to knowRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 7, 2018 | The Daily Record

    ... along with Neil Young and Woody Guthrie. "They made me want to be a writer," he said. He took a class taught by Pete Seeger 20 years ago and recalled the "Where Have All the Flowers Gone," writer asking the group: "What's your goal? You want to be a ...

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  15. The Mammals kick off Fire In The Kitchen music series Jan. 13...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 5, 2018 | Greenwich Citizen

    ... Hudson Valley in 2001 by Ruth Ungar, Mike Merenda and Tao Rodrguez-Seeger , grandson of the late folk music icon Pete Seeger , re-emerged in 2007 with Ungar and Merdenda, who had been performing as Mike + Ruthy, up front. The current lineup includes ...

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  16. Colorado Springs celebrates Leonard Bernstein centennialRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 3, 2018 | Colorado Springs Independent

    ... Americans named as "Communist influences" in the 1950s, alongside fellow composer Aaron Copland and folk singer Pete Seeger. The concert series begins Jan. 27 and 28 at the Pikes Peak Center with a program featuring Bernstein's Symphony No. 1 - ...

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  17. Folk singer John McCutcheon strums into townRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 28, 2017 | Sonoma Index Tribune

    ... career, McCutcheon has built a bridge across generations with his all-ages shows. He has appeared with Pete Seeger, Arlo Guthrie and Johnny Cash, who once called McCutcheon "the most impressive instrumentalist I've ever heard." During performances, ...

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  18. Before Finding a Place in the History Books, Renowned Blues and Folk...Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 20, 2017 | Independent Weekly

    efore Johnny Cash recorded " Rock Island Line ," before Pete Seeger sang about studying war no more , and before Nirvana did a harrowing version of "Where Did You Sleep Last Night" on MTV Unplugged, there was Lead Belly. Mentored by the titanic ...

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  19. Award-winning photojournalist brings music to life in photo exhibitionRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 15, 2017 | NJ.com

    ... of the photographs are both historical and rare views of important roots music practitioners, legends including Pete Seeger, Odetta, Richie Havens, Bill Monroe, Doc Watson, Minnie Pearl, and many others. Candid offstage shots take outsiders inside ...

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  20. Slambovians give gift of musicRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 14, 2017 | New Jersey Herald

    ... Spring, N.Y., from where they founded the band in Sleepy Hollow, N.Y., in 1998. They live near where the late Pete Seeger lived in Beacon, N.Y., and have plenty of stories to tell about their encounters with the folk music great and social activist. ...

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