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“Find what you love and let it kill you.” – Charles Bukowski

“Without music, life would be a mistake.” – Fredrich Nietzsche

“Music has always been a matter of Energy to me, a question of Fuel. Sentimental people call it Inspiration, but what they really mean is Fuel. I have always needed Fuel. I am a serious consumer. On some nights I still believe that a car with the gas needle on empty can run about fifty more miles if you have the right music very loud on the radio.” – Hunter S. Thompson

“If one should desire to know whether a kingdom is well governed, if its morals are good or bad, the quality of its music will furnish the answer.” – Confucius

“Virtually every writer I know would rather be a musician.” – Kurt Vonnegut

“When I hear music, I fear no danger. I am invulnerable. I see no foe. I am related to the earliest times, and to the latest.” – Henry David Thoreau

“I like beautiful melodies telling me terrible things.” – Tom Waits

“What is that feeling when you’re driving away from people and they recede on the plain till you see their specks dispersing? – it’s the too-huge world vaulting us, and it’s good-bye. But we lean forward to the next crazy venture beneath the skies.” – Jack Kerouac

“I’m not saying I didn’t enjoy myself, but I didn’t.” – Woody Allen

“Goodbye is too good a word. So I’ll just say fairly well.” – Bob Dylan

“I came. I saw. I left.” – RDubbs

“This is the end …” – Jim Morrison

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Pete Seeger back to the camera

I don’t recall feeling worse over the passing of a person who I never knew or met. Pete Seeger, quite simply, was one of my favorite people. He seemed to embody everything that was good in the world.

Pete Seeger extending hand

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“Turn, Turn, Turn”
Nina Simone:

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Always on the right side of the issues.

Pete Seeger & Bob Dylan

“Where Have All The Flower Gone”
Peter Seeger:

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Never bowing to McCarthy nor the seemingly endless procession of right-wing thugs to follow.

Pete Seeger young with banjo

“Bells of Rhymney”
Robyn Hitchcock:

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Always ready to fight – nonviolently, of course – for the dispossessed and downtrodden.

Pete Seeger young by truck

“Little Boxes”
Pete Seeger:

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Always ready to speak his mind regardless of perils or consequences

Pete Seeger old playing outdoors

“Waist Deep in the Big Muddy”
Dick Gaughan:

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And always, always, always optimistic of the future.

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Pete Seeger faraway look

“We Shall Overcome”
Pete Seeger:

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