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Tulsa :: OK :: USA | 3 months ago

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The Woody Guthrie Center in Tulsa says it is moving forward with plans to honor American folk singer Pete Seeger next month. Seeger was scheduled to be the first recipient of the inaugural Woody Guthrie Prize at an event Feb. 22 at the Peter Norton

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Moscow :: Russia | 3 months ago

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Pete Seeger was best known as a folk singer, an archivist and writer, and the purveyor of such beamed-from-the-heavens standards as "We Shall Overcome," "If I Had a Hammer" and "Turn, Turn, Turn." But among the musician's most important roles was one

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London :: United Kingdom | 3 months ago

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Skip Bolen/EPA A Daily Mail editorial criticises BBC Radio 4 for featuring the death of "leftwing American folk singer" Pete Seeger prominently in its 8am news bulletin on Tuesday at the expense of "the latest heartening growth figures". But the Mail

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New York City :: NY :: USA | 3 months ago

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Three time Grammy Award winning Rock and Roll Hall of Famer Pete Seeger died January 27 of natural causes in New York City at the age of 94.   To many Seeger was Folk music. For over 70 years Seeger protested,

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New York City :: NY :: USA | 3 months ago

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The pioneer of the contemporary music and considered to be the legend folk singer Pete Seeger died on Monday. He was 94. He was also a song writer and social activist.  The Americans especially know Seeger as more for his activism in his

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London :: United Kingdom | 3 months ago

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Pete Seeger was a complicated man with a simple message: Make the world better, and be kind while doing it. To accomplish these goals, he harnessed hundreds of years of musical tradition into a single banjo and a single, unyielding human voice. It is

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New York City :: NY :: USA | 3 months ago

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Unlike some of my friends who were weaned on Seeger's music, I encountered the man only later. An image from Alec Wilkinson's 2006 New Yorker profile in particular stands out: Seeger, then in his mid-80s, protesting the Iraq war on a snowy stretch of

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New York City :: NY :: USA | 3 months ago

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Demonstrating his love for his country with songs bemoaning its failures, Pete Seeger was blacklisted and risked arrest in a nation that felt threatened by communism and leftist

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Chicago :: IL :: USA | 3 months ago

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Pete Seeger was first and foremost a singer/songwriter who happened to change the world first through his music and then through his political activism. The http://www.nytimes.com/2014/01/29/arts/music/pete-seeger-

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New York City :: NY :: USA | 3 months ago

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Pete Seeger, the banjo-picking troubadour who sang for migrant workers, college students and star-struck presidents in a career that introduced generations of Americans to their folk music heritage, died Monday at the age of 94. Seeger's grandson,

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