Posts Tagged ‘waste deep in the big muddy’

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

MUSICIAN PETE SEEGER SINGS AMAZING GRACE DURING A CONCERT CELEBRATING HIS 90TH BIRTHDAY IN NEW YORKspace
“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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