PETE SEEGER ~~ A PERSONAL TRIBUTE

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Without Pete Seeger, the state of our union is far worse today than it was yesterday.

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Pete Seeger, 1919 – 2014

 By Nima Shirazi
“A good song reminds us what we’re fighting for.

The great Pete Seeger has passed away at the age of 94.

Obituaries recounting his activism and folk singing, his moral strength and indelible contributions to not only American folk music, but the struggles for civil rights, equality, peace and justice, are now everywhere. He sang for freedom; he sang for labor; he sang for the oppressed, he sang for the land and the air and water; he sang for the tired and poor. He sang about dangers and he sang out warnings. He sang out love. He sang for you and me.

Reflecting on his life and career during an interview in 2010, Seeger said, “The most important thing is that I did…

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One comment on “PETE SEEGER ~~ A PERSONAL TRIBUTE

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