The Weavers

WAMC News
12:53 pm
Tue January 28, 2014

Remembering Pete Seeger & His Music

Pete Seeger in a 1956 television performance.
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His music catalog and social activism spanned six decades, but now a major folk voice has been silenced. Beacon resident Pete Seeger died Monday night in  New York City  after being hospitalized for six days.
 

As a teenager in 1936, Seeger joined the Young Communist League. An early recording features Seeger on "c" for Conscription, a track that appeared on Songs for John Doe, the 1941 debut album of the Almanac Singers, an influential early folk music group.

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Hudson Valley News
7:38 pm
Sun November 17, 2013

Pete Seeger Returns To A Familiar Name In A New Location

Credit WAMC/Allison Dunne

One of the first performers at a certain Hudson Valley venue that opened in the 1970s returns Sunday – at a new location.

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