US Folk Singer Pete Seeger Dies At 94
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January 28, 2014

Via AFP:

A rail-thin New York radical who loved folk music, Pete Seeger loathed the business side and stuck by his principles, influencing younger stars like Bob Dylan, Joan Baez and Bruce Springsteen.

Seeger died on Monday at the age of 94, leaving behind classics like "Where Have All the Flowers Gone" and "If I Had a Hammer," laying out his vision of what the United States can and should be.

Dubbed "America's tuning fork" by poet Carl Sandburg, the bald and bearded banjo-playing tenor brought a feast of material to US musical culture.

Seeger adapted a Negro spiritual for the civil rights a...

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