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Mike Seeger

Mike Seeger
Born: Aug 15, 1933 in New York, NY
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Died: Aug 7, 2009 in Lexington, VA
Genre: Folk, World, Country
Biography: Born into one of the first families of American folk music, it was probably inevitable that Mike Seeger would become a musician and folklorist. His father and mother, Charles and Ruth Crawford Seeger, assisted John and Alan Lomax at the Archive of Folk Song in the Library of Congress. Mike's half-brother, ...Read full biography
True Vine
Released: 2003
Label: Smithsonian - Folkways
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Mike Seeger must be so happy. His voice has become weathered and his skill at the banjo now seems to be an extension of himself. In essence, he has become one of the venerable old folkies whom he has celebrated ...Read full review
Solo Oldtime Country Music
Released: 1962
Label: Rounder Records
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Old-Time Country Music is an excellent 1991 recording of traditional mountain music and old timey string band material. All of Seeger's interpretations on the album are faithful without being dull, meaning ...Read full review
Folk singer, activist Pete Seeger dies in New York
Jan 28, 5:03 AM EST
Pete Seeger, troubadour and activist for more than a half-century, has died in NYC at age 94
Folk singer, activist Pete Seeger dies in NY
Jan 28, 1:01 AM EST
Pete Seeger, troubadour and activist for more than a half-century, has died in NYC at age 94