Seeger

[ US /ˈsiɡɝ/ ]
NOUN
  1. United States poet killed in World War I (1888-1916)
  2. United States folk singer who was largely responsible for the interest in folk music in the 1960s (born in 1919)
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  • But I also want to take the time to play one cut from the new CD, "Tomorrow's Children," the song, the title tune, sung by Pete Seeger. Pete Seeger, Singing With 'Tomorrow's Children'
  • This valuable volume confirms the dedicated assiduity with which Crawford Seeger channelled her ‘modernist’ instincts into the most refined kind of folk-song transcription she could manage.
  • While Woody Guthrie was a rambling, gambling, hard-travelling, hard-drinking guy who collected a handful of wives in his time and whose guitar "killed fascists", his travelling partner, Pete Seeger was a teetotalling Quaker Unitarian pacifist who married a Japanese girl during World War Two and did time briefly for refusing to name names to Joe McCarthy. "This Machine Surrounds Hate and Forces It To Surrender"
  • As Seeger explains it, the folk singer and activist had his financial aid rescinded after his sophomore year because he got too interested in left-wing politics and let his grades slip.
  • Unlike Seeger and so many of the northern folkies, Guthrie's bond to the ‘common folk’ was forged from personal experience.
  • Interviewees include Pete Seeger and, understandably lamenting the "hollowness" of the American dream, Robert Meeropol, son of the Rosenbergs. The weekend's TV highlights
  • He and his friend Tobias Seeger needed only a few seconds to name the three girls their age who still live in town.
  • As Seeger explains it, the folk singer and activist had his financial aid rescinded after his sophomore year because he got too interested in left-wing politics and let his grades slip.
  • TV clips from hifi, party record and hootenanny days from the TV shows Playboy's Penthouse and Playboy After Dark feature folk singers Pete Seeger and Joan Baez and rare performances. Martha Rosenberg: Will Hugh Hefner Be Remembered as a Visionary or a Flesh Peddler?
  • William Elliott Whitmore has been called a folksinger, a roots troubadour and an heir to Pete Seeger and Bruce Springsteen. NPR Topics: News
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