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Pete Seeger Through the Years

January 28, 2014

Legendary folk musician and political activist Pete Seeger passed away last night at the age of 94. Seeger, known for his work with The Weavers, Woody Guthrie, Arlo Guthrie and many more, is also credited as a mentor to the likes of Bruce Springsteen and Bob Dylan. The Manhattan native began playing music in 1939 at the age of 20 and didn't let up for the next 74 years, performing in nearly every capacity imaginable including Presidential inaugurations and benefits around the globe.

Watch a few videos spanning Seeger's life including the aforementioned performance at President Obama's inauguration as well as appearances on The Johnny Cash Show along with one of Seeger's last public performances at Farm Aid 2013 where he was joined by Neil Young, Dave Matthews, John Mellencamp and Willie Nelson for a rendition of "This Land Is Your Land."

Seeger and Springsteen Perform at the Obama Inauguration

The Johnny Cash Show: 1970

Pete Seeger and Arlo Guthrie: "Garden Song (Inch By Inch)"

"Where Have All the Flowers Gone?"

Farm Aid 2013: "This Land Is Your Land"

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Love this life and experience the lyrics not only harmonize with them… YEAH Pete!!

By Alex B. - 01/28/14

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