Pete Seeger Newswire (Page 2)

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  1. Roger McGuinn: A troubadour keeps on playingRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday May 16 | Detroit News

    ... from the folk canon. Though he has shared the spotlight with several generations of rock icons ranging from Pete Seeger to Tom Petty, R.E.M. and Wilco, McGuinn says he enjoys nothing more than flying solo. "I love touring, especially now that my ...

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  2. Why the northeast is rockingRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday May 16 | The Times of India

    ... music and arts festival to celebrate the legacy of the late American activist/environmentalist and folk singer, Pete Seeger. If you need more proof of how the music buzz is back in the northeast, there is the Ziro Festival of Music (ZFM) which takes ...

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  3. Things To Do This Weekend In MiddletownRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 14 | Patch.com

    ... music - from sharing the Lincoln Center stage with Peter Yarrow, to sharing lentil soup and conversation with Pete Seeger - this is an evening of stories and songs you won't want to miss! For more information, follow the link to Kristen Graves' ...

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  4. Q&A: Swiss Jazz Award Winner Christina Jaccard Kicks Off Memorial Day at The RivieraRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 14 | 303 Magazine

    ... interpretations of the great American Songs, as well as with folk and protest song writers such as Bob Dylan, Pete Seeger and Joan Baez and composers like Carole King. Jazz, which was still quite exotic at that time in Switzerland, played a big role ...

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  5. An Evening Of Uplifting Music With Kim & Reggie Harris And Arlon...Read the original story

    Thursday May 7 | Mi2n

    ... and gospel legacy with a solid background in classical, rock and pop music. Interactions with performers such as Pete Seeger,Tom Paxton, Bernice Johnson Reagon, Harry Belafonte and others, has led them to produce music that entertains and inspires. ...

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  6. Folk singer who overcame all protestsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 13 | The Age

    ... Centre, a Tennessee school devoted to the study of folk culture. From there it was picked up by the folk singer Pete Seeger, who tinkered with it on the banjo and changed the "Will" of the title into "Shall". But the song did not gain momentum until ...

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  7. Letter to Editor: Chris Farlekas has countless survivorsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday May 10 | Times Herald-Record

    ... from hiking to Lenape Rock and sharing the tragic love story that happened hundreds of years before, to visiting Pete Seeger's house with its yellow-brick road, to the concerts at West Point. His obituary is going to read "no survivors," but that's ...

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  8. 'We Shall Overcome' folk singer and civil rights activist Guy Carawan dies aged 87Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 11 | Daily Mail

    ... 1986 and right in 2004, passed away May 2 in New Market, Tennessee. He was 87 'We Shall Overcome' was adapted by Pete Seeger and others at Highlander from the African-American spiritual 'I Will Overcome.' The song has a long oral history that can be ...

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  9. Guy Carawan: Musician whose rendition of 'We Shall...Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 11 | The Independent

    ... win our rights some day," the words ran. Carawan himself was reputedly introduced to it by the folk balladeer Pete Seeger in the '50s, In the version of the song that become its standard, Seeger changed "will" to "shall" in the title - because, he ...

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  10. Guy Carawan,'We Shall Overcome' singer, dies at 87Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 11 | New York Daily News

    ... activists, including the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. and Rosa Parks. The song "We Shall Overcome" was adapted by Pete Seeger and others at Highlander from the spiritual "I Will Overcome." As Highlander music director, Carawan taught the song to ...

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  11. Rising folk star to showcase new album tracksRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 11 | Stroudnewsand Journal

    ... Wise Dog Records. The single A Beautiful Mind was written about legendary folk artist and political activist Pete Seeger. Pete passed away shortly before the BBC Radio 2 Folk Awards 2014, where his half-sister Peggy Seeger movingly spoke about him ...

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  12. Saturday Night at the Movies by Dennis Hartley--- Yet another fruitless war: "Tangerines"Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday May 9 | Wilson's Almanac

    So there was this card-carrying commie banjo player named Pete Seeger, who used to perform an antiwar singalong called "Where Have All the Flowers Gone?" The lyrics are essentially a set of rhetorical questions, ending with a haunting refrain "a ?" At least, judging from the fact that 60 years after that song was written, wars continue to rage all over the world. Yet people keep singing that silly tune, in the vain hope that those who hold the power to wage them will Pete Seeger based his lyrics on a passage from a traditional Cossack folk song lamenting the fruitlessness of war.

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  13. Guy Carawan of 'We Shall Overcome,' dies at age 87Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday May 9 | The China Post

    ... enjoyed a rebirth among striking tobacco workers in South Carolina in the 1940s and found its way to folk legend Pete Seeger, who standardized the title as "We Shall Overcome" - words that would soon be heard across the United States. But it was ...

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  14. Guy Carawan, folk singer behind popularity of 'We Shall Overcome,' diesRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday May 9 | NorthJersey.com

    ... activists, including the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. and Rosa Parks. The song "We Shall Overcome" was adapted by Pete Seeger and others at Highlander from the spiritual "I Will Overcome." As Highlander music director, Carawan taught the song to ...

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  15. We Shall Overcome folklorist Guy Carawan diesRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday May 9 | Hindustan Times

    ... s. The song, whose antecedents are traced to the 18th century, was put together in the present shape by Carawan, Pete Seeger, Zilphia Horton and Frank Hamilton in the 1950s.

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  16. Songs We Love: Prince, 'Baltimore'Read the original story

    Saturday May 9 | WNYC-AM New York

    ... we can be. Now, with "Baltimore," Prince is trying on a different protest singer's hat - he's playing funky Pete Seeger , leading chants and rousing hearts to inspire activism in a specific place and time. This song personalizes its call for ...

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  17. Three songs: We Shall Overcome, O Sanctissima and River of DreamsRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday May 9 | Blowin' In The Wind

    ... a different tune. We Shall Overcome, as it has come down to us, was popularized by Guy Carawan and his friend, Pete Seeger, but the song is older than them. It was being sung as early as 1945, says the New York Times, when striking tobacco workers ...

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  18. Guy Carawan, who introduced 'We Shall Overcome' to civil rights movement, dies at 87Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday May 9 | Bangor Daily News

    ... century." In fact, its origins remain unclear. "During the next few months it was not a song," legendary singer Pete Seeger said in a 2010 interview. "It was the song." Carawan, 87, died May 2 in New Market, Tennessee. He was suffering from a form ...

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  19. Guy Carawan, who promoted 'We Shall Overcome' as civil rights anthem, diesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 7 | The Washington Post

    ... as music director of the Highlander Folk School, as it was then known. She was credited with singing it for Pete Seeger , the folk troubadour who popularized tunes such as " If I Had a Hammer " and " This Land Is Your Land ," along with "We Shall ...

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  20. Guy Carawan dies at 87; brought 'We Shall Overcome' to civil rights movementRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 7 | Los Angeles Times

    ... rights workers in the South in April 1960. "During the next few months it was not a song," legendary singer Pete Seeger said in a 2010 interview, "it was the song." Carawan, 87, died Saturday in New Market, Tenn. He was suffering from a form of ...

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