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Pete Seeger - Last Night I Had The Strangest Dream


Society & Culture  (tags: International Peace Day, Anti War Song, Peace Corp, VISTA, Pete Seeger, Ed McCurday, folk singer )

Dandelion
- 362 days ago - youtube.com
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



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Darlene B. (290)
Saturday September 21, 2013, 2:49 pm
NICE!!
 

Terry V. (30)
Saturday September 21, 2013, 2:59 pm
What an honor to be on the same planet with this wonderful soul. THANK YOU
 

Christeen Anderson (489)
Saturday September 21, 2013, 3:31 pm
Thoroughly enjoyed. Thank you.
 

Linda Moore (219)
Saturday September 21, 2013, 4:01 pm
Thanks Dandelion, WE NEEDED THAT!!! XO LluM
 

S J. (116)
Saturday September 21, 2013, 4:02 pm
peacefully thanks Dandelion
 

Iona Kentwell (134)
Saturday September 21, 2013, 4:05 pm
I love this song, I have sung it to all my children.
 

tasunka m. (334)
Saturday September 21, 2013, 4:21 pm
Have been docked next to his famous Hudson river ship.Thanks
 

Tazz Miller (39)
Saturday September 21, 2013, 5:19 pm
:)
 

BMutiny TCorporationsEvil (467)
Saturday September 21, 2013, 5:23 pm
Practically made me cry. Remembering old times. When we really hoped this would happen.

Maybe stopping the Syria bombing, has re-ignited that wonderful Hope again?
 

Susan Allen (221)
Saturday September 21, 2013, 5:32 pm
Great song. Noted and shared. Thanks.
 

Judith C. (110)
Saturday September 21, 2013, 5:35 pm
'PUT AN END TO WAR'
Boundless gratitude for sharing the great anti-war classic, Dandelion.
 

Rose NoFWDSPLZ (273)
Saturday September 21, 2013, 5:43 pm
Tears are rolling down my face
 

Birgit W. (144)
Saturday September 21, 2013, 7:31 pm
Just wonderful. PEACE!
 

Lois Jordan (55)
Saturday September 21, 2013, 8:22 pm
Thank you, Dandelion. I'd never heard that song before, but am well aware of Pete Seeger and some of his other songs. So many of us would like to turn Pete's "strangest dream" into reality and will continue working for peace.
 

Laurie H. (714)
Saturday September 21, 2013, 9:08 pm
Very emotional watching & listening----Perfect for Today & FOREVER!!!!! Thanks so much!!!!!
 

Robert Hardy (67)
Saturday September 21, 2013, 10:04 pm
Good dream to have. Pulls me back to the 60s.
 

Devon Leonard (54)
Saturday September 21, 2013, 10:08 pm
yes!!! ageless...timeless..... I love this song...thank you Dandelion
 

Gloria picchetti (290)
Saturday September 21, 2013, 10:51 pm
I love Pete Seeger.
 

Susanne R. (249)
Saturday September 21, 2013, 10:57 pm
It's really sad that such a dream had to be described as "strange." I hope that in the not-too-distant future, our children and grandchildren can refer to dreams about wars and conflicts as "strange."

Thank you for posting this beautiful and hopeful song, Dandelion.
 

Amy Fisher (11)
Saturday September 21, 2013, 11:29 pm
Thanks! I was raised on Pete Seeger's records and have known this song since childhood. It's good to hear it again, even when it is still as urgent a message as it was when he first sang it.
 

JL A. (275)
Saturday September 21, 2013, 11:38 pm
Thanks for posting Dandelion!
 

Lauren Kozen (159)
Saturday September 21, 2013, 11:59 pm
Noted & Shared. Thanks Dandelion.
 

Devon Leonard (54)
Sunday September 22, 2013, 2:09 am
I had to go listen to everyone else singing this song including Arlo Guthrie, Johnny Cash, John Denver, Simon and Garfunkle among others.... I'll be singing it in my dreams tonight...!! I rather am looking forward to that...........!
 

Arild Warud (165)
Sunday September 22, 2013, 3:09 am
Lovely song - thanks for sharing Sheryl.
 

John Holton (362)
Sunday September 22, 2013, 4:44 am
Peace
 

Jennifer C. (172)
Sunday September 22, 2013, 4:52 am
Thanks for sharing.
 

Edwin M. (366)
Sunday September 22, 2013, 5:01 am
Pete Seeger one of my heroes, thank you Sheryl
 

Neill Abayon (721)
Sunday September 22, 2013, 5:33 am
Great! Thanks for sharing.
 

Abdessalam Diab (154)
Sunday September 22, 2013, 8:04 am
What a beautiful dream. Let us pray that PEACE dream will come true for ever, Thanks Sheryl
 

Irene S. (62)
Sunday September 22, 2013, 8:22 am
Alas, was not allowed to watch and hear it in Germany.
 

Tamara Noforwardsplz (185)
Sunday September 22, 2013, 9:28 am
Peace, what a wonderful concept. We can only hope that one day, it won't be just a concept. Thank you for sharing this with us Sheryl. We need these inspiring artists to help us stay strong and purposeful.
 

SuSanne P. (182)
Sunday September 22, 2013, 10:38 am
Thank you Dandelion, but another video unable to open.
 

Mary T. (186)
Sunday September 22, 2013, 11:21 am
Thank you Dandelion for the great peace song takes me back to the 60s I am still dreaming of peace for every living thing on this planet.
 

SuSanne P. (182)
Sunday September 22, 2013, 11:24 am
Oh my gosh what a GREAT FIND! Thank you for sharing this with us. I found myself smiling as I was swaying back and forth dreaming this come to be one day.
 

Julia R. (290)
Sunday September 22, 2013, 5:31 pm
How I wish this dream would come true! What a different world we would all be living in! A world of absolute peace where we could really get to the business of solving problems that need solutions right now instead of always putting them off because of war such as the increasing gap in economic disparity, better education and healthcare for all, finding cures for more diseases which have such a devastating impact on all of us, and progressing toward a greater future where we become truly united instead of so divided! I wonder if this day will ever happen and the next question is when? Will it be too late?
 

Edith B. (141)
Sunday September 22, 2013, 9:22 pm
Thanks for this wonderful share, sending it to friends to remind them of the hope we had in the sixties and seventies.
 

Gene Jacobson (252)
Monday September 23, 2013, 8:55 am
I have that same dream every day, only it is updated to a million men and women. Lovely memory, thank you. :^)
 

Judy C. (106)
Monday September 23, 2013, 3:57 pm
Great song, Dandelion. Thanks so much for posting this simple, humble, yet profound video. It brings tears to my eyes.
 

Sherri G. (113)
Friday September 27, 2013, 2:33 am
Thank you Dandelion. Noted Now if we could win the war inside this country we may one day have the power of the people again to stop the wars the military complex profit from. It may take a revolution to make it happen but there will be no planet with the destruction caused by corporate fracking, drilling, strip mining, tar sands, and fossil fuels.
 
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