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Seeger Links

Carry It On Fund - New fund (launched in 2015) supporting organizations & projects that the Seegers were involved in and committed to

Appleseed Recordings - They created the 3 volume "Songs of Pete Seeger" series in which leading artists from Bonnie Raitt to Bruce Springsteen recorded songs written by Pete. They also issued Pete's last 3 studio recordings, including A More Perfect Union (with Lorre Wyatt) and Grammy winers At 89 and Tomorrow's Children.  Appleseed is the premier source for progressive folk music with recordings from Charlie King & Karen Brandow, Magpie, Dick Gaughan, Eric Andersen, and many other leading folk musicians.  (Founded by Jim Musselman, an activist lawyer who was originally a Nader's Raider and helped negotiate the Easter peace accord in Northern Ireland.)

Smithsonian Folkways carries scores of Seeger recordings in their catalog.  Any original Seeger LP can be created as a custom CD.  Mo Asch ran the iconic Folkways Records company from its founding in 1948 until his death in 1986.  He had Pete create the American Favorite Ballads series (now available as a 5 CD box set), sitting for many days in front of a mic with a guitar or banjo to record nearly 150 traditional songs.  Their catalog includes many of Pete's greatest recordings including the Complete Bowdoin College Concert, Abiyoyo & Other Stories and the 1940's Talking Union recording by the Almanac Singers. 

Wiki article

Article by Raffi about a visit he paid to the Seegers in their home in Beacon.

Clearwater - This is the environmental organization that Pete & Toshi founded in 1969 to clean up the Hudson River. They have an annual folk festival in June every year to raise money for the organization. Toshi was the artistic director of the festival for many years.

Pete Seeger Appreciation Page (www.peteseeger.net)  - The late Jim Capaldi developed a terrific rich site with biography, discography, bibliography, photos, etc. Unfortunately his daugher has been unable so far to carry out her intention to keep the site going and it currently appears to be off line. Information is at the Pete Seeger Appreciation Page on Facebook. We hope the original wonderful site can be revivied.


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