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Pete Seeger

Pete Seeger
Born: May 3, 1919 in New York, NY
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Died: Jan 27, 2014 in New York, NY
Genre: Folk, Other, Pop/Rock
Biography: Perhaps no single person in the 20th century did more to preserve, broadcast, and redistribute folk music than Pete Seeger, whose passion for politics, the environment, and humanity earned him both ardent fans and vocal enemies ever since he first began performing in the late '30s. His battle against ...Read full biography
Rainbow Race
Released: 1973
Label: Columbia
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After the traumatic year of 1968, when the American Left lost Civil Rights leader Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., and anti-war presidential candidate Senator Robert F. Kennedy to assassins, culminating in ...Read full review
Abiyoyo and Other Story Songs for Children
Released: 1967
Label: Smithsonian - Folkways
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Abiyoyo and Other Story Songs for Children is a retitled reissue of Pete Seeger's 1958 children's album Sleep-Time: Songs & Stories. Although the new title emphasizes the prominence of the story-song "Abiyoyo," ...Read full review
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