Pete Seeger, RIP An American for All Seasons

Pete Seeger died yesterday at the age of 94.  There is a plethora of tributes, links, and praises for the man on Twitter, and I am reproducing just a few of them for good measure.  

 

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  3. On the passing of Pete Seeger – Folk singer Pete Seeger, who established the music as an expression of community, … http://ht.ly/2Dl1YC 

  4. RT @lizzwinstead UGH. RIP. Such an inspiration RT @washingtonpost: Legendary folk singer Pete Seeger dies at 94: http://wapo.st/1i60OM3 

    1. Pete Seeger sang We Shall Overcome at Mississippi church in 64 after bodies of Cheney, Goodman & Schwerner were found http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kRDhRl-3nBA …

       
  5. This land is thy Lancs, this land is my Lancs From Bury market to the Blackpool Tower http://tmbindustrynews.blogspot.co.uk/2012/11/normal-0-false-false-false.html … Pete Seeger RIP

  6. Pete Seeger, Rest In Peace good sir. You will be missed dearly. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HE4H0k8TDgw …

  7. how many brothers & sisters went one day longer on the picket line because of a Pete Seeger song is something I could never estimate

  8. Rare, and very cool, photo of Pete Seeger with his pal, Woody Guthrie. http://bit.ly/1jESWEe 

  9. Rest in peace, Pete Seeger. He was a true progressive hero. http://ow.ly/t2wQX 

  10. Rest in Peace, Pete Seeger. Sang with Woody Guthrie, fought Hitler, marched with MLK, and was part of Occupy Wall Street? What a life.

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  11. video of Pete Seeger chastising a crowd for living in DC too long while singing “You Gotta Walk that Lonesome Valley” http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BcbqCssiBUc&list=RDADtAU43MM14 …

  12. Don’t miss: Johnny Cash w/ Pete Seeger in 1960s talking about protest songs re: Native Americans. http://bit.ly/1b4wnRj  @rosannecash

    1. There was no “I” in Pete Seeger’s music, only a big, broad, encompassing “we.” @jodyrosen‘s remembrance: http://vult.re/1gnbQiy 

       
    1. Pete Seeger was a folk singing hero who stood up to the McCarthyite House Un-American Activities Committee http://nyti.ms/1cokw4L 

       
  13. Honoring a lifetime dedicated to activism – Pete Seeger inspired me to never give up the fight for democracy. http://ow.ly/t2vvi 

    1. Watch as Billy Bragg pays tribute to singer Pete #Seeger, who’s died aged 94 http://bbc.in/1i7Tj7A  & pic.twitter.com/DyQa4lZPPG

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  14. “He had more guts than anybody I know,” says @AlanChartock of Pete Seeger. Our remembrance of the folk legend here: http://bit.ly/1b4yDIg 

    1. . @springsteen & Pete Seeger perform what Bruce called “the greatest song written abt America” http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=g5KnYADCSms … #USA

       
    1. We remember Pete Seeger who had a 67 year performance history with the hall & made his first appearance here at 26. pic.twitter.com/7zX0Z8fyJZ

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  15. Sing a song for Pete Seeger — for justice — today. We mourn his loss, all over this land.

  16. Pete Seeger is leading a sing-along in the afterlife. He reminds us to carry on working against misogyny, bigotry and war. #StopHR7

  17. Pete Seeger‘s great heart was matched only by his commitment to social justice. My thoughts and prayers are with his family and friends.

  18. pete seeger-rip. HAIL HAIL A GENIUS HAS VACATED THIS REALM!

  19. In honour of the passing of a great American, Pete Seeger. ‘Real American Folk’ featuring the music of Pete Seeger: https://soundcloud.com/deanfriedman/real-american-folk-show3-part1-pete-seeger …

  20. Watch Pete Seeger and Bruce Springsteen perform together at Obama’s first inauguration: http://rol.st/1ev6KKl 

  21. “He said how lucky it is to have a family” – Pete Seeger‘s grandson on the folk singer’s final days http://bbc.in/1euHYdp 

  22. Remembering #PeteSeeger – singing an Indian bhajan – a special song for those of us who were in India with Maharaji: http://goo.gl/5SGTQZ 

    1. RT @tractorbeamnyc: @LeonardLopate Petition to Create A #PeteSeeger Memorial in Washington, DC. Sign + Share! http://goo.gl/exRxem 

       
    1. A personal tribute to the legendary folk musician & social activist, Pete Seeger: http://blbrd.co/1k1hll7  pic.twitter.com/vKx5bi64LS

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    1. Pete Seeger singing the banned lyrics of This Land Is Your Land at Obama’s Inaugural http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HE4H0k8TDgw …

       
  23. Pete Seeger has passed. So sad. Such an amazing man. I met him briefly when I was 12. He will be missed.

    1. As this great man implied, actions will save the planet. Honor Pete Seeger through vigilance. pic.twitter.com/XaFolOxiFo

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  24. PHOTOS: Remembering Pete Seeger‘s political involvement http://politi.co/1f8b8SJ 

  25. Pete Seeger‘s homemade banjo with inscription, “This machine surrounds hate and forces it to surrender.” http://tmblr.co/Z29NBy15jFAjf 

    1. Musicians remember folk legend Pete Seeger http://huff.to/L6jYoX . (Photo: Getty Images) pic.twitter.com/UGGMykMKiO

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    1. RIP folk legend Pete Seeger. Find out about his long, colourful life in music & politics here: http://bit.ly/LiH0JY  pic.twitter.com/jlCxhGmWFU

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  26. “At age seven I was given a ukulele, and I’ve been into fretted instruments ever since.” –Pete Seeger Watch: http://owl.li/t2ory 

  27. Pete Seeger: 10 things you should know about one of the fathers of folk http://bit.ly/1aF7hxT  #c4news

  28. wow – Pete Seeger told HUAC he didn’t want to be a folk singer, he wanted to be a newspaperman http://www.peteseeger.net/HUAC.htm 

    1. The Happiness of Pete Seeger, told in these 1964 photos via Carl Guderian http://esqm.ag/6019evZU  pic.twitter.com/U7faF1Vzo8

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  29. My one living hero died last night. But he will live forever. R.I.P. Pete Seeger http://goo.gl/oABwWB 

    1. Pete Seeger leading a march of Occupy Wall Street – he lead marches my grandparents were in as well http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=h8oVpVzrYho …

       
    1. ” RT @carynrose: Pete Seeger on “The Johnny Cash Show” complete and uncut: http://youtu.be/ADtAU43MM14 

  30. NPR’s music coverage has been a little too clever for my taste lately, but this Pete Seeger obit is just great. http://n.pr/1cpABHp 

  31. Pete Seeger – It was a great honor to have known him. His performance of his song, “Waist deep in The Big Muddy”,… http://fb.me/2GMUoIOpB 

    1. Pete Seeger sings the civil rights anthem “We shall overcome”, later translated to “Hum Honge Kamyaab” in India. http://bit.ly/1b0MHFW 

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