Goodbye, Pete Seeger

The man who played the long neck, 5-string banjo that bore these words:

“This machine surrounds hate and forces it to surrender”

is gone.

Pete Seeger was born on May 3, 1919.

He passed away at New York Presbyterian Hospital at around 9:30 pm on Monday, January 27, 2014.

Pete Seeger once wrote:

“The musical culture of a nation should be judged not by the abilities of its best musicians, but by how many people take part in making music.”

Everybody sing.

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1 Response to Goodbye, Pete Seeger

  1. TPS says:

    What a career, what a long, full life. While he will be missed, his legacy as an artist, activist and champion of the poorest among us will never be forgotten. He made a difference, and we’re all the better for it.

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