The following podcast is brought to you courtesy of A World of Possibilities and The Mainstream Media Project.
Legendary folksinger and social activist Pete Seeger is receiving long-delayed appreciation for his immense contribution to American music and culture. In this intimate conversation, Pete recalls it all through the prism of mellowed memory, his personal reflections on his life, times and his country’s future laced with the sounds of his now-quavering but still strong voice. Happy 90th birthday, Pete.
Pete Seeger, Folksinger, Social Activist, American Icon.
Credits: Music in this program: open- “To Hear Your Banjo Play” Soundtrack from the motion picture “To Hear Your Banjo Play” via archive.org; “Guantalamera” Sony BMG Music Entertainment; “Waist Deep in The Big Muddy” Smithsonian Folkways Recordings; “Amazing Grace” Smithsonian Folkways Recordings; “Bring Them Home (If You Love Your Uncle Sam)” Appleseed Recordings; “Turn, Turn, Turn” Bruce Cockburn, Appleseed Recordings; “Where Have All The Flowers Gone” Dolores Keane, Tommy Sands & Vedran Smailovic, Appleseed Recordings; “Kisses Sweeter Than Wine” Jackson Browne, Bonnie Raitt, Appleseed Recordings; “Bells of Rhymney” Roger McGuinn
Funding: Listeners Like You
Duration: 55:00 minutes