Pete Seeger Newswire (Page 4)

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  1. The Big Beat: Edwin G. Hamilton, Scott Neumann, Donald Edwards,...Read the original story

    Jun 12, 2016 | All About Jazz

    ... famous melody with in the beat of the music. Hamilton populates this recording with the talents of pianist , and Pete Seeger's "We Shall Overcome," with Niki Haris. Hamilton's arranging and orchestration betrays both a keen creativity and sense of ...


  2. Ringwood ecology center reopens with new name, expanded visionRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 11, 2016 |

    ... The camp was designed for lower-income families who could not afford more expensive camps or retreats. Singer Pete Seeger was once a frequent visitor. After the camp closed in the 1960s, the property became an ecology center funded by a local family ...


  3. Greenville Drive-In to host festival celebrating the typewriterRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 8, 2016 | Albany Times Union

    ... be some electric ones as well. This isn't going to be a Bob Dylan situation where the second someone plugs in, Pete Seeger is going to run up to cut the cord. "The thing I find the most interesting is the fact that almost everyone seems to still ...


  4. Folk Icons Woody Guthrie and Pete Seeger Inspire New Coffee House in QueensRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 7, 2016 |

    Right off the Long Island Expressway, a new coffee house and community space is looking to grow roots in the neighborhood. Woody and Pete's Honky Tonk Lyceum - named for folk heroes Woody Guthrie and Pete Seeger - opened in late May in a former section of the Hydroponic Garden Centers , near 148th Street.


  5. The Wee Kirkcudbright Centipede, TV fame and Andy Stewart: breakfast with Alastair McDonaldRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 4, 2016 | Sunday Herald

    ... companion. He tells stories both in song and conversation. His development as an artist provokes gratitude to Pete Seeger, Josh MacRae, Morris Blythman and others. His associations in his TV heyday day include popularising the songs of Matt McGinn ...


  6. Composer/guitarist Jim Scott in Pete Seeger tributeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 1, 2016 | The Brattleboro Reformer

    KEENE, N.H. >> On Saturday, June 11, celebrated musician Jim Scott will honor the iconic songs of American folksinger and social activist Pete Seeger in a benefit concert at the Keene Unitarian Universalist Church , 69 Washington St., Keene, N.H. Guitarist with the Paul Winter Consort and cocomposer of their celebrated "Missa Gaia / Earth Mass," Scott knew and collaborated with Pete Seeger many times over the course of their 40-year friendship. Jim credits Pete in helping him to grow from "a guitar player, sometime singer, to assume the songwriter/performer/activist role that has been my work for a long time."


  7. Grammy-winning singer and folk artist Judy Collins performs at the...Read the original story

    Jun 5, 2016 | New Canaan News-Review

    ... She might have become a concert pianist had it not been for the tunes of such social poets as Woody Guthrie and Pete Seeger , which turned her head toward folk music. The Seattle native was awarded her first Grammy in 1968 for her rendition of Joni ...


  8. The WNYC American Music FestivalRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 3, 2016 | WNYC-AM New York

    ... Richard Hale sang the baritone role and the Manhattan Chorus, the choral part. Also performing folk songs were Pete Seeger, Lee Hayes and Andrew Rowen Summers, as well as jazz from the Benny Goodman sextet. By February 1942, the United States was ...


  9. Pete Seeger's music remastered by Paul Winter at his...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 3, 2016 | Greenwich Citizen

    Seven-time Grammy winner Paul Winter is photographed at his home in Litchfield. Folk musician Pete Seeger was Winter's longtime friend of and musical collaborator.


  10. Mixed media: the housing crisisRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 2, 2016 | The Press On-Line

    ... tale or revenge fantasy for the renting class? This 1962 song became a hit for Reynolds' friend, folk singer Pete Seeger. Inspired by a housing development in the San Francisco bedroom suburb of Daly City, it mocked middle-class conformity. It ...


  11. Steve Kimock Explores Acoustic Americana on 'Last Danger of Frost'Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 1, 2016 | Guitar Player

    ... player first. My aunt Dottie-Dorothy Sistar-was a singer in the Philly folk scene back in the day. She sang with Pete Seeger and Peter Haas. When I was a kid going to hang with my cousins down in Philly, Aunt Dottie had a nylon-string guitar, a ...


  12. Joey Shithead on D.O.A.'s Musical and Political DIY RootsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 1, 2016 | Denver Westword

    ... charismatic frontman and guitarist, was exposed to folk protest music by his older sister Karen. The Weavers, Pete Seeger and Woody Guthrie informed what Keithley played early on with his acoustic guitar. But in his teens, Keithley was exposed to ...


  13. Rick Scott in Fanny BayRead the original story w/Photo

    May 30, 2016 | Lake Cowichan Gazette

    Music, laughter and groove come to Fanny Bay Hall on June 4 when award-winning Pied Pumkin singer/songwriter Rick Scott and his Appalachian mountain dulcimer perform two shows at Fanny Bay Hall: a 3 p.m. family matinee and a 7 p.m. "Concert for Big Folks." Rick is his own genre: rooted in folk and blues and inspired by Broadway musicals, Pete Seeger and Danny Kaye.


  14. Painting of Woody Guthrie by Charles Banks Wilson, courtesy of the artist.Read the original story w/Photo

    May 27, 2016 | The Northern Scot

    ... instead of taking his cue to sing the anodyne song agreed, Woody talks over the announcer, launching into friend Pete Seeger's Why Do You Stand There In The Rain, before the next cola ad. It sets the scene and offsets the tragedy of Woody's ...


  15. Remembering Gil Levine with the Power of SongRead the original story w/Photo

    May 29, 2016 | Ottawa Life

    ... movement and helping draft resistors from the war in Vietnam. He also loved folk music; his heroes included Pete Seeger and Phil Ochs. In fact, back in the late 50's when Seeger was blacklisted in the United States, Levine was instrumental in ...


  16. Robert (Bob) Fitch Memorial Gathering May 27, 2016Read the original story w/Photo

    May 27, 2016 |

    ... leaders and workers of various campaigns for social justice. I have been uniquely inspired by engagement with Pete Seeger, the folk musician who walked his song and talk; by Martin Luther King Jr. assassinated leader of the black civil right ...


  17. Krich stepping down as Willett Chorus leader after 15 yearsRead the original story w/Photo

    May 25, 2016 | Davis Enterprise

    ... begin. And the kids come to school early, too, and literally pack the stage. "I do lots of folk songs and Pete Seeger tunes old singable folk songs, accompanied by my guitar. And with a pianist, we do show songs or old songs, like 'You Gotta Have ...


  18. Hear It First: Chaim Tannenbaum's debut self-titled albumRead the original story

    May 23, 2016 | Folk Alley

    ... when hearing this record. The music has the same uplifting effect for a folk music fan. Tannenbaum's love for Pete Seeger, Woody Guthrie and Sonny Terry shines through in an album filled with mostly traditional folk songs. This feels and sounds like ...


  19. Political satirist returns to TehachapiAt this point in this...Read the original story w/Photo

    May 18, 2016 | Tehachapi News

    ... the nation's major folk venues, and as he says, "a lot of fancy Progressive benefits." They also performed at Pete Seeger's Clearwater Festival, under an overpass in the rain. Zimmerman wrote more than five hours of satire for the group. "We never ...


  20. BookLovers: Daley Talks Dylan with Elijah WaldRead the original story w/Photo

    May 22, 2016 |

    ... that the old out-of-touch folkies tried to pin him into. Hero can't be understood by the simple masses. Cast Pete Seeger as the ol' Folkie Fogie, the wood-choppin', flannel-wearin' old-time folk purist, too stodgy to understand that the times they ...