Seeger Sing Ashfield MA - March 2019
This Seeger singalong concert is an annual event since 2014. It took place at the Ashfield Congregational Church.
Page numbers are from If I Had a Hammer: A Pete Seeger Singalong Songbook unless otherwise noted.
- Set One -
Turn, Turn, Turn p.38 -- Michael Nix plays banjar, and everyone in the company is on a verse.
Bountiful River p.6 -- Lorre & Michael (also in Rise Again p. 119)
Odds On Favorite -- Charlie (on Annie Patterson & Charlie King "Step by Step" CD, in Where Have All the Flowers Gone)
How Can I Keep from Singing p.16 -- Ben Tousley with others joining (Peter fiddle)
Rise Up - Annie original song
Bells of Rhymney p.5 -- Peter Blood, Michael, Charlie, Ben, Sue (flute)
Garbage – Ben Grosscup with adapted / updated lyrics (RUS p. 36)
Gentle Arms of Eden -- Elias and Rosa Stegeman. (by Dave Carter - in Rise Again p. 43)
Oh Had I a Golden Thread p.25 – Ben Tousley (and RUS p. 31)
Old Apples, Lorre - and start to pass along applesauce (video from 2014 concert)
God’s Counting on Me p.11 Sarah & Peter (and RA p. 254)
Love Call Me Home -- Sue Kranz (in RA p. 86)
- Set Two -
CALL BACK SONG BEGUN: Down by the Riverside
Those Three are on my mind p.35 -- Peter, Charlie, Ben Grosscup do it together.
Strangest Dream/Beloved Community -- Sarah. (modern song on racial justice -- first time doing an original in these six years). Talks about the Bridge4Unity race dialogue group. Looking for others to sing on it.
Immigration original song - Yosl. Maybe he’ll also show slides.
Step by Step p.33 - Sarah, Charlie, Peter (fiddle) (RUS p. 242)
Fields of Harmony -- Michael Nix (Peter fiddle)
We Shall Be Known by Ma Muse. performed by Elias and Rosa
Where Have All the Flowers Gone p. 47 (Michael leads out on banjar - all)
Encore: If I had a hammer p.17 -- everyone