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Guantanamera: Close Gitmo Now!   video
Society & Culture  (tags: Gitmo, Guantanamera, Pete Seeger, NRCAT, music video project )

- 659 days ago -
I am introducing a music video project, Close Guantanamo, which I have just completed with filmmaker Robert Corsini. The project is based upon the popular Cuban folk song, Guantanamera -- and is dedicated to the life and work of the late Pete Seeger
Iconic Folk Singer and Activist Pete Seeger Dead at 94
Society & Culture  (tags: Pete Seeger, If I Had A Hammer, Where Have All The Flowers Gone, born 1919, Harvard )

- 669 days ago -
Pete Seeger, the iconic banjo-strumming folk singer and activist who performed for migrant workers and presidents, died on Monday. He was 94.
RIP: Pete Seeger, Legendary Folk Singer, Dies at 94
Society & Culture  (tags: society, politics, Pete Seeger, obituary, sadness, news, culture, usa, world, obituary, americans, activists )

- 670 days ago -
Pete Seeger, a 20th-century troubadour who inspired and led a renaissance of folk music in the United States with his trademark five-string banjo and songs of love, peace, brotherhood, work and protest, died Monday night after being hospitalized in New Yo
Pete Seeger - Last Night I Had The Strangest Dream   video
Society & Culture  (tags: International Peace Day, Anti War Song, Peace Corp, VISTA, Pete Seeger, Ed McCurday, folk singer )

- 798 days ago -
An Anti-War video by Spadecaller updates this classic peace song originally written in 1950 by Ed McCurdy folk singer, songwriter, television actor and good friend of Pete Seeger. This anti-war classic became official theme songs for Peace Corps and VISTA
Celebrating the Woody Guthrie Centennial
Society & Culture  (tags: music, lyrics, legend, 100th, Woody Guthrie, silence, Rosenberg, Eisenhower, freedom, human rights, war, peace, song, Pete Seeger, artifacts, smithsonian )

- 1212 days ago -
Deep in the Smithsonian Folkways collections are never before seen artifacts from the life of one of the greatest musicians of all time.

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