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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    1. Pete Seeger@Peter_Seeger

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  3. On the passing of Pete Seeger – Folk singer Pete Seeger, who established the music as an expression of community, … 

  4. RT @lizzwinstead UGH. RIP. Such an inspiration RT @washingtonpost: Legendary folk singer Pete Seeger dies at 94: 

    1. Pete Seeger sang We Shall Overcome at Mississippi church in 64 after bodies of Cheney, Goodman & Schwerner were found …

  5. This land is thy Lancs, this land is my Lancs From Bury market to the Blackpool Tower … Pete Seeger RIP

  6. Pete Seeger, Rest In Peace good sir. You will be missed dearly. …

  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. 

  9. Rest in peace, Pete Seeger. He was a true progressive hero. 

  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” …

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

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

    1. Pete Seeger was a folk singing hero who stood up to the McCarthyite House Un-American Activities Committee 

  13. Honoring a lifetime dedicated to activism – Pete Seeger inspired me to never give up the fight for democracy. 

    1. Watch as Billy Bragg pays tribute to singer Pete #Seeger, who’s died aged 94  &

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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: 

    1. . @springsteen & Pete Seeger perform what Bruce called “the greatest song written abt America” … #USA

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

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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.


  19. In honour of the passing of a great American, Pete Seeger. ‘Real American Folk’ featuring the music of Pete Seeger: …

  20. Watch Pete Seeger and Bruce Springsteen perform together at Obama’s first inauguration: 

  21. “He said how lucky it is to have a family” – Pete Seeger‘s grandson on the folk singer’s final days 

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

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

    1. A personal tribute to the legendary folk musician & social activist, Pete Seeger:

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    1. Pete Seeger singing the banned lyrics of This Land Is Your Land at Obama’s Inaugural …

  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.

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  24. PHOTOS: Remembering Pete Seeger‘s political involvement 

  25. Pete Seeger‘s homemade banjo with inscription, “This machine surrounds hate and forces it to surrender.” 

    1. Musicians remember folk legend Pete Seeger . (Photo: Getty Images)

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    1. RIP folk legend Pete Seeger. Find out about his long, colourful life in music & politics here:

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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: 

  27. Pete Seeger: 10 things you should know about one of the fathers of folk  #c4news

  28. wow – Pete Seeger told HUAC he didn’t want to be a folk singer, he wanted to be a newspaperman 

    1. The Happiness of Pete Seeger, told in these 1964 photos via Carl Guderian

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  29. My one living hero died last night. But he will live forever. R.I.P. Pete Seeger 

    1. Pete Seeger leading a march of Occupy Wall Street – he lead marches my grandparents were in as well …

    1. ” RT @carynrose: Pete Seeger on “The Johnny Cash Show” complete and uncut: 

  30. NPR’s music coverage has been a little too clever for my taste lately, but this Pete Seeger obit is just great. 

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

    1. Pete Seeger sings the civil rights anthem “We shall overcome”, later translated to “Hum Honge Kamyaab” in India. 


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