Pete Seeger Lyrics

Pete Seeger Lyrics
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From the Album At 89 (2008) (buy at
At 89
Nameless Banjo Riff
False From True
Now We Sit Us Down
Pete's Greeting (At 89)
Visions Of Children
Wonderful Friends
The Water Is Wide
Pete Talks About Clearwater (At 89)
It's A Long Haul
Throw Away That Shad Net (How Are We Gonna Save Tomorrow?)
The Song Of The World's Last Whale
The First Settlers (At 89)
The D Minor Flourish / Cindy
Pete's Intro To If It Can't Be Reduced (At 89)
If It Can't Be Reduced
Spring Fever
Pete Speaks About WWII (At 89)
When I Was Most Beautiful
Bach At Treblinka (Ode To A Composer)
We Will Love Or We Will Perish
The Story Of Tzena, Tzena, Tzena (At 89)
Tzena, Tzena, Tzena
One Percent Phosphorous Banjo Riff
Pete Speaks About Involvement (At 89)
Or Else! (One-A These Days)
Waist Deep In The Big Muddy
Little Fat Baby
Arrange And Re-Arrange
Pete's Extroduction (At 89)
If This World Survives
How Soon?

Other Songs:
(If You Love Your Uncle Sam) Bring Them Home
A Little A' This 'N' That
Adam The Inventor
All Mixed Up
All My Children Of The Sun
All My Trials
And I'm Still Searching
Ballad Of The Fort Hood Three
Banks Are Made Of Marble
Bells Of Rhymney
Blue Skies
C For Conscription
Crawly Creepy Little Mousie
Dear Mr. President
Deliver The Goods
Die Gedanken Sind Frei
Empty Pockets Blues
English Is Cuh-Ray-Zee
Estadio Chile
Everybody's Got A Right To Live
Festival Of Flowers
Franklin D.
From Way Up Here
Full Fathom Five
Garden Song
Get Up And Go
Goliath (A Nursery Rhyme)
Goodnight, Irene
Hobo's Lullaby
Hold The Line
How Can I Keep From Singing
Huddie Ledbetter Was A Helluva Man
I Come And Stand At Every Door
I'm A Little Cookie
I'm Gonna Be An Engineer
If A Revolution Comes To My Country
If I Had A Hammer
In Dead Earnest
Jacob's Ladder
Joe Hill
Joy Upon The Earth
King Henry
Kisses Sweeter Than Wine
Land Of A Thousand Songs
Last Night I Had The Strangest Dream
Last Train To Nuremberg
Letter To Eve
Lisa Kalvelage
Listen, Mister Bilbo
Little Boxes
Mail Myself To You
Maple Syrup Time
Men Of Principle
Michael, Row The Boat Ashore
Midnight Special
Mrs. Clara Sullivan's Letter
My Father's Mansion's Many Rooms
My Rainbow Race
Nicaragua, Nicaraguita
No Closing Chord
No Money, No War
Odds On Favorite
Of Time And Rivers Flowing
Oh Yes I'd Climb
Oh, Had I A Golden Thread
Old Devil Time
Old Father Hudson
Old Hundred
Old Time Religion
One Man's Hands
Our Generation
Over The Hills
Over The Rainbow
Passing Through
Pastures Of Plenty
Peat Bog Soldiers
Pete's Song
Plow Under
Precious Friend
Quite Early Morning
Ring Like A Bell
River Of Jordan
River Of My People
Round And Round Hitler's Grave
Sacco's Letter To His Son
Sailing Down My Golden River
Satisfied Mind
Seventy Miles
Simple Gifts
Snow, Snow
Somos El Barco
Sour Cream
Sower Of Seeds
Starlight, Starbright
State Of Arkansas
Strange Death Of John Doe
Sweepy, Sweepy, Sweepy
Take It From Dr. King
Talking Ben Tre Blues
Talking Union
Teacher Uncle Ho
The Ballad Of Harry Bridges
The Calendar
The Emperor Is Naked Today-O!
The Foolish Frog
The Housewife Terrorists
The Mary Ellen Carter
The People Are Scratching
The Ross Perot Guide To Answering Embarrassing Questions
The Sloop Clearwater
The Spider's Web
The Torn Flag
This Land Is Your Land
This Old Man
Those Three Are On My Mind
To Everyone In All The World
To Fight, Perchance To Win
To My Old Brown Earth
Tomorrow Is A Highway
Tomorrow's Children
Trouble At The Bottom
Turn, Turn, Turn
Walking Down Death Row
Wasn't That A Time
Way Out There
We'll All Be A-Doubling
Well May The World Go
Where Have All The Flowers Gone
Which Side Are You On?
Who Killed Norma Jean
Words, Words, Words

Pete Seeger Info:

Pete Seeger was an American folk singer. A fixture on nationwide radio in the 1940s, he also had a string of hit records during the early 1950s as a member of The Weavers, most notably their recording of Lead Belly's "Goodnight, Irene", which topped the charts for 13 weeks in 1950.

Members of the Weavers were blacklisted during the McCarthy Era. In the 1960s, he re-emerged on the public scene as a prominent singer of protest music in support of international disarmament, civil rights, counterculture and environmental causes. He was responsible for popularizing the spiritual "We Shall Overcome".

He remained engaged politically and maintained an active lifestyle in the Hudson Valley Region of New York throughout his life. Pete Seeger died in New York City on January 27, 2014, of natural causes. -Wikipedia

Birth name:
Peter Seeger

May 3, 1919
in New York City, New York, U.S.

January 27, 2014 (at age of 94)
in New York City, New York, U.S.

Toshi Seeger (m. 1943-2013)
(Passed away on July 9, 2013)

Peggy Seeger, Mike Seeger, John Seeger, Charles Seeger III, Barbara Seeger, Penelope Seeger

American folk music, Protest music, Americana

Musician, songwriter, activist, television host

Banjo, guitar, recorder, tin whistle, mandolin, piano, ukulele

Years active:

Associated acts:
The Weavers, The Almanac Singers, Woody Guthrie, Arlo Guthrie, Tao Rodríguez-Seeger, Lead Belly

Avon Old Farms boarding school in Connecticut
Harvard College

Pete Seeger Quotes:
Do you know the difference between education and experience? Education is when you read the fine print; experience is what you get when you don't.

Historically, I believe I was correct in refusing to answer their questions.

I am not going to answer any questions as to my association, my philosophical or religious beliefs or my political beliefs, or how I voted in any election, or any of these private affairs.

I am saying voluntarily that I have sung for almost every religious group in the country, from Jewish and Catholic, and Presbyterian and Holy Rollers and Revival Churches.

I believe that my choosing my present course I do no dishonor to them, or to those who may come after me.

I decline to discuss, under compulsion, where I have sung, and who has sung my songs, and who else has sung with me, and the people I have known.

I fought for peace in the fifties.

I have sung for Americans of every political persuasion, and I am proud that I never refuse to sing to an audience, no matter what religion or color of their skin, or situation in life.

I have sung in hobo jungles, and I have sung for the Rockefellers, and I am proud that I have never refused to sing for anybody.

I like to say I'm more conservative than Goldwater. He just wanted to turn the clock back to when there was no income tax.

I love my country very dearly, and I greatly resent the implication that some of the places that I have sung and some of the people that I have known, and some of my opinions, whether they are religious or philosophical, make me less of an American.

I still call myself a communist, because communism is no more what Russia made of it than Christianity is what the churches make of it.

I think these are very improper questions for any American to be asked, especially under such compulsion as this. I would be very glad to tell you my life if you want to hear of it.

Some of my ancestors were religious dissenters who came to America over three hundred years ago. Others were abolitionists in New England in the eighteen forties and fifties.

Pete Seeger Awards
Grammy Award for Traditional Folk Album: At 89 - Pete Seeger

Grammy Award for Best Traditional Folk Album for Pete 

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