Pete Seeger Remembered on What Would Have Been 100th Birthday - His Legacy Lives

Pete Seeger (1919-2014) headlined the Rockin' Earth Day Fest at Teachers College at Columbia University on April 18th, 2009. Jens Schott Knudsen/flickr/cc

Duane Townsend

Common Dreams - May 3, 2019

Friday marked what would have been Pete Seeger's 100th birthday, and fans took to social media to celebrate the folk music giant and activist's life and legacy.

Seeger died in 2014 at 94. He was, rocker Tom Morello said upon his death, "Absolutely the best that humans can aspire to be." 

For the singer's birthday, musicians and advocacy groups drew attention to Seeger's performances and work for environmental and social justice over a roughly seven-decade career. Other observers resurfaced old interviews or reflected on the mark Seeger's music and activism left on their own lives. ...
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