Pete Seeger Newswire (Page 6)

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  1. Reggie Harris, performer and activist, coming to Bass Hall NEWRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 2, 2017 | Monadnock Ledger-Transcript

    ... rights, Reggie Harris is recognized as a vibrant force in the acoustic music realm. In the spirit of his mentors Pete Seeger, Harry Belafonte, and Bernice Johnson Reagon, he brings singing and smiles to the lips and ears of those who listen. His ...


  2. Musicians with a message will a March Forth on March FourthaRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 1, 2017 | The Wichita Eagle

    ... to be complacent about things." James describes himself as a folk musician in the vein of Woody Guthrie and Pete Seeger. He's been writing protest songs for years, starting during the Iraq War in 2003. His creative juices started flowing again after ...


  3. Black presents musical history show Updated atRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 28, 2017 | Courier-Tribune

    ... folk and rock. He's written scores for TV commercials and films, performed with Art Garfunkel and folk legend Pete Seeger, recorded with John Sebastian (the Lovin' Spoonful) and played at the Sundance Film Festival. In the 1980s, Black won the ...


  4. Folk Icon Arlo Guthrie to Perform at Thousand Oaks Civic Arts Plaza This AprilRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 27, 2017 |

    ... far-out era. Guthrie's first public performance was at age 13. He began touring with his father's friend, Pete Seeger, in the late 1960s. The two continued to perform together for the next 40 years, last performing at Carnegie Hall in New York in ...


  5. Legendary activist and singer-songwriter George Mann returnsRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 27, 2017 | Green Left Weekly

    ... other heroic unionist-songwriters like Joe Hill. He has also worked with great artists such as Utah Phillips, Pete Seeger and Tom Paxton. Mann is a singing poet who is funny and sad, joyful and moving. Thanks to his connection with the Geelong ...


  6. Pete Seeger and the Power of Song Set for The Kennedy CenterRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 27, 2017 |

    The Kennedy Center, in collaboration with the GRAMMY Museum in Los Angeles, announces Pete Seeger and the Power of Song: Tribute to a Folk Legend, on Saturday, April 15, 2017 at 8 p.m. in the Concert Hall. This one-night-only event will celebrate the artistry and lasting influence of GRAMMY-winning American folk icon Pete Seeger with some of yesterday and today's most beloved artists performing his memorable classics.


  7. Impeachable: A New Kind Of Protest SongRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 25, 2017 | Switched

    ... and our nation. The answer is simple: we are going to keep on keeping on. We inherited a legacy from Woody, Pete Seeger and the Weavers and many others who inspired us. They never quit, never stopped and never stopped advocating. Doing so is "in our ...


  8. 12-String King: Lead Belly's Big-Bottom BluesRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 23, 2017 | Guitar World

    ... of Ledbetter had spread, his political lyrics (e.g., "Bourgeois Blues") inspiring famed folk revivalists Pete Seeger and Woody Guthrie. (Seeger later published a book/recording on 12-string guitar, in honor of Lead Belly.) Performances with Seeger, ...


  9. 'Hard Travelin' with Woody' returns to BackusRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 21, 2017 | Daily Journal

    ... folk music, singing and sometimes dancing. Noojin will perform the music of Woody Guthrie, Hank Williams and Pete Seeger at this family-friendly event. Admission will be by free-will donation, with all proceeds to benefit the Community Cafe. ...


  10. Singers gather to form a a vocal communityaRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 21, 2017 | Times-Standard

    ... “I play a lot of Irish/Celtic music and have traveled to Ireland three times,” Gould said. “Pete Seeger has been a major inspiration for me. As he says, 'Think globally, sing locally.'” “Song Village” ...


  11. Legendary folk musician Peter Yarrow to play ECC Arts Center March 5Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 21, 2017 | Daily Herald

    ... of being a musician in the 1960s, living in Greenwich Village, rubbing shoulders with the likes of Bob Dylan, Pete Seeger and, of course, his career as part of Peter, Paul and Mary. Yarrow's gift for songwriting has produced many songs for Peter, ...


  12. Carlson: Where have the senators gone?Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 21, 2017 | The Spokesman-Review

    At the risk of dating myself, some readers may recall an old folk song by Pete Seeger and made more famous by Peter, Paul and Mary. Sometimes on weekends, my wife and I prowl through thrift stores and old bookstores.


  13. Where the statesmen?Read the original story

    Feb 15, 2017 | Ridenbaugh Press

    At the risk of dating myself some readers may recall an old folk song by Pete Seeger made more famous by the Peter, Paul and Mary trio whose first line is "Where have all the flowers gone/Long-time passing?/Where have all the flowers gone, long time ago?" It is a poignant plea for something lost which never will be recovered. Sometimes on weekends, my wife and I prowl through thrift stores and old bookstores.


  14. Over 40 Years Later, Musician-Activist Victor Jara Remains Relevant as EverRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 14, 2017 | KQED

    ... explores the folk legend's life, death and legacy through archival footage, interviews with musicians (Bono, Pete Seeger and Arlo Guthrie among them), and Jara's songs - the artist's own recordings as well as performances by the wide range of ...


  15. Peter Yarrow and Noel Paul Stookey of folk icons Peter, Paul and Mary play Anaheim.Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 14, 2017 | The Wave

    ... as "Blowin' In The Wind" by the then-still-little-known Bob Dylan and "If I Had A Hammer (The Hammer Song)," a Pete Seeger composition, both of which they famously sang at the Lincoln Memorial in 1963 as part of the March on Washington, the landmark ...


  16. Gaga Meets Guthrie: Why 'This Land Is Your Land' Still Skirts the...Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 6, 2017 | Billboard

    ... in America today." Folk singer Tom Paxton , a Grammy lifetime achievement honoree, often sang the tune alongside Pete Seeger , the man who popularized it in the 1950s as a member of The Weavers. Paxton got as much of a charge out of the halftime ...


  17. See Nicki Bluhm Perform Resolute Protest Song 'Remember Love Wins'Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 6, 2017 | RollingStone

    ... as Obergefell v. Hodges was debated and decided by the United States Supreme Court. "Remember Love Wins," like Pete Seeger singing "We Shall Overcome," hits not just on the struggle ahead but our ability to eventually come out on the right side of ...


  18. An unlikely voice behind timber strike 80 years agoRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 3, 2017 | Star Tribune

    ... and she kept writing through the 1940s about workers' rights and racism. Populist folk singers Woody Guthrie and Pete Seeger stayed with the Paulls on a 1941 Duluth tour stop. When Henry died suddenly from a


  19. Emma's Revolution to perform at UUFDRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 20, 2017 | De Kalb Midweek

    ... of love, the songs span folk to jazz to funk. The duo's songs have been sung for the Dalai Lama, praised by Pete Seeger and recorded by Holly Near. “Peace, Salaam, Shalom” is sung around the world and has been called the anthem of the ...


  20. Rutherglen folk singer Matt McGinn to be honoured with showRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 31, 2017 | The Daily Record

    ... Ian Rennie, Gus Simpson, Raymond McGuire and John Jones, features McGinn's songs along with the music of Pete Seeger, Ewan MacColl and Bob Dylan. There will also be guest appearances by Vivien Scotson, Duncan McCrone and Forbes Walker. Duncan, of ...