Pete Seeger Newswire (Page 9)

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  1. The Power of SongRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 19, 2016 | Switched

    How does a privileged young man fight for social justice, rights for labor, world peace, civil rights and a clean planet and actually make a difference? Would you believe that he sings? And the words of the songs he sings come from the people whose plight he is championing. I'm talking about Pete Seeger; whose songs I sang in my childhood.

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  2. Second Saturday includes art, music, film screeningRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 11, 2016 | The Union Democrat

    ... welcomes Sandy Shoor for a night of classic folk music. A sideman who sang with the legendary folk musician Pete Seeger for many years, Shoor brings a performance steeped in the flavor of Americana roots music. "I love coming out to play," he said. ...

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  3. Philly Folk festival again mixes the old and the newRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 17, 2016 | The Morning Call

    The Philadelphia Folk Festival, which runs Thursday through Sunday at the 80-acre Old Pool Farm near Schwenksville in Upper Salford Township, Montgomery County, has always been about honoring the genre's roots and introducing its rising stars. So just as the first festival featured folk icon Pete Seeger, this year's 55th anniversary event has stalwarts such as Peter, Paul & Mary's Peter Yarrow, '60s folkie Buffy Sainte-Marie and outlaw country great Marty Stuart and His Fabulous Superlatives.

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  4. Out and About - St. CharlesRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 16, 2016 | Kane Co. Chronicle

    ... COST & INFO: Chicago's “official troubadour” Mark Dvorak will honor songwriter and activist Pete Seeger in a concert featuring some of his best-known songs, including “If I Had a Hammer” and “Where Have All the ...

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  5. The members of The Westerlies call themselves "an accidental brass quartet."Read the original story w/Photo

    Aug 15, 2016 | News 88.9 KNPR

    ... Allen," "Matty Groves") that eventually found new life on this side of the Atlantic, revived by the likes of Pete Seeger and Judy Collins . Bob Dylan also recorded the song , though he never committed it to an album until it finally appeared on The ...

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  6. Songs We Love: The Westerlies, 'Saro'Read the original story w/Photo

    Aug 15, 2016 | National Public Radio

    ... Allen," "Matty Groves") that eventually found new life on this side of the Atlantic, revived by the likes of Pete Seeger and Judy Collins . Bob Dylan also recorded the song , though he never committed it to an album until it finally appeared on The ...

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  7. Roots music legend Ken Whiteley joins Music Mondays in VictoriaRead the original story

    Aug 8, 2016 | Journal-Pioneer

    Musical Mondays at the Victoria Playhouse continue on Aug. 8 with a concert by Canadian roots music legend, Ken Whiteley. Drawing on his rich background in blues, gospel and folk styles, this seven-time Juno Award nominee has played at virtually every major folk festival in Canada and performed and recorded with such legends as Pete Seeger, John Hammond Jr., Tom Paxton, Blind John Davis, Stan Rogers, The Campbell Brothers, Guy Davis, Raffi, Linda Tillerey and the Cultural Heritage Choir.

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  8. Singer-songwriter Ken Whiteley at Victoria Playhouse on Aug. 8Read the original story

    Aug 7, 2016 | The Guardian

    Musical Mondays continue at the Victoria Playhouse on Aug. 8 with a concert by Canadian roots music legend Ken Whiteley. Drawing on his rich background in blues, gospel and folk styles, this seven time Juno award nominee has played at virtually every major folk festival in Canada and performed and recorded with such legends as Pete Seeger, John Hammond Jr., Tom Paxton, Blind John Davis, Stan Rogers, The Campbell Brothers, Guy Davis, Raffi, Linda Tillerey and the Cultural Heritage Choir.

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  9. Arlo Guthrie performs solo at the TabernacleRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 6, 2016 | The Martha's Vineyard Times

    When your dad is Woodie Guthrie, folk hero composer of "This Land Is Your Land" and your living room is filled every night with such stellar singer songwriters as Pete Seeger and Leadbelly, then you learn to play piano, guitar, and harmonica the way the rest of us pick up our ABCs. By the time you're 20, you're a performing star yourself.

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  10. First Fish, Fowl & Folk Festival in Havre de Grace Saturday has plenty of music on tapRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 5, 2016 | The Baltimore Sun

    ... (Provided photo / Baltimore Sun) Regional favorite Don Shappelle's songs are evocative of his mentor, the late Pete Seeger - easy to sing along to with thoughtful lyrics that pack a punch. A staunch advocate of our Chesapeake Bay and clean-up ...

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  11. Loudon Wainwright confronts the land of TrumpRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 3, 2016 | Colorado Springs Independent

    ... "When I was a teenager, I used to go to the Newport Folk Festival; folk was a big deal. Phil Ochs was there, Pete Seeger was there. Bob Dylan was singing 'The Times They Are A-Changin'.' There was a whole group of people who were writing social ...

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  12. Sharon Creech's 'Moo' tops our list of best children's and YA books of the monthRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 2, 2016 | The Washington Post

    ... and may feel a bit more ready to head through its doors after experiencing this unique perspective. Folk singer Pete Seeger (1919-2014) performed live for millions of people, but how many preteens know of him now? With the engaging, well-illustrated ...

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  13. Bernie Krause Played for Pete Seeger and Inspired an Animal OrchestraRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 2, 2016 | Forward

    Born in Detroit in 1938, for the past quarter-century Bernie Krause has traveled the world, capturing natural sounds of creatures and environments large and small. Since briefly replacing Pete Seeger in the folk-singing group "The Weavers" in 1963, Krause has gone on to contribute synthesizer performances to many feature films, including "Apocalypse Now."

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  14. Bernie Krause Played With Pete Seeger and Inspired an Animal OrchestraRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 2, 2016 | Forward

    Born in Detroit in 1938, for the past quarter-century Bernie Krause has traveled the world, capturing natural sounds of creatures and environments large and small. Since briefly replacing Pete Seeger in the folk-singing group "The Weavers" in 1963, Krause has gone on to contribute synthesizer performances to many feature films, including "Apocalypse Now."

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  15. Obituary: Penny Lang, star of Montreal's folk music scene, dies at 74Read the original story w/Photo

    Aug 1, 2016 | Canada.com

    ... Weldon and teenage sisters Kate and Anna McGarrigle. Through them she was introduced to the songs of Bob Dylan, Pete Seeger, Tom Paxton, Phil Ochs and many other writers whose songs became part of her repertoire. In 1963, at age 21, Lang became a ...

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  16. Gig Alert: Cole Quest and The City PickersRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 29, 2016 | WNYC-AM New York

    ... joys. But the city was also a major hub for the so-called folk revival that brought people like Bob Dylan and Pete Seeger to the fore. Today, guitarist Cole Quest continues to ride this strange dichotomy, with his band the City Pickers playing ...

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  17. Your Weekend To Do ListRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 28, 2016 | Cincinnati CityBeat

    With all due respect to Loretta Lynn and Patsy Cline, where the hell is the movie that celebrates Emmylou Harris' life? Of course, it's a question that practically answers itself - Harris' career and life are so factually cinemascopic, most filmmakers would be daunted by the dual prospects of trying to figure out which of her stories to tell and how to make her unbelievable accomplishments seem like they haven't been fictionalized for dramatic effect. After graduating high school as class valedictorian and earning a drama scholarship to the University of North Carolina at Greensboro, Harris fired her musical ambition by learning the songs of Bob Dylan, Pete Seeger and Joan Baez.

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  18. 'Dogfight' brings troops' experience to Modern stage - Thu, 28 Jul 2016 PSTRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 28, 2016 | The Spokesman-Review

    ... after returning home. She also had the cast talk to Vietnam veterans and listen to musicians like Woody Guthrie, Pete Seeger, Joan Baez and Bob Dylan, voices of peace during the war. "There was huge factions on both sides, so I've taken (the cast) ...

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  19. Picks of the weekRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 27, 2016 | Albany Times Union

    ... to perform are percussionist Pramod Upadhyaya and fiddler Clarence Ferrari , who has performed with the likes of Pete Seeger , Tom Chapin , Tom Paxton and the Brooklyn Philharmonic. 3 p.m. Sunday. Pay what you wish. Carey Institute for Global Good, ...

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  20. Jazz follows folk in Newport this weekendRead the original story

    Jul 27, 2016 | Warwickonline.com

    ... before the lineup was even announced. I remember the days of Joan Baez, Woody and Arlo Guthrie, Judy Collins and Pete Seeger, when folk music was easy to categorize. Today, the music styles vary widely from acoustic to loud, electronic backup bands ...

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