Rise Up and Sing

Hope + change through song

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Indiegogo Campaign Videos

Main Campaign Video. We talk about making Rise Up Singing, the new book and Pete's role in the books & this work.

Pete Seeger. Pete describes the importance of singing together as he dictates the preface to Rise Again.

Annie on creating the book. Annie talks at her desk and describes a typical day working on Rise Again.

Stop Motion Drawing. "I just can't wait for the new songbook!" by teacher & musician Kevin Slick

Annie & Peter. We made our goal!

    Support from other musicians:

John McCutcheon. Role of group singing in his work.

The Nields. Talking about singalongs in their work, using Rise Up Singing, etc. (fun!)

Kim & Reggie Harris. Why we need a book like Rise Again.

Bill Harley. "Singing together in a common voice..."

Mapgie. "No matter what you've lost be it a word, a chord..." (humorous riff off of "Mary Ellen Carter")

    Role of music in education & work with children:

Sarah Pirtle. Using music as an educator.

Annie Patterson. On her work in schools

Sally Rogers. Talks about the importance of preserving "old songs".

Betsy Rose. "A living history from a different perspective"

  Some of the many other musicians who've lent their support to the campaign include:

  • Holly Near
  • Billy Bragg
  • Cathy Fink & Marcy Marxer
  • Claudia Schmidt
  • Joe Crookston
  • Carrie Newcomer
  • Chuck Ragan
  • Claudia Schmidt
  • Peggy Seeger
  • Eve Goldberg
  • Peter Alsop
  • Four Schillings Short
  • Melanie DeMore
  • Heidi Muller
  • Roger Tincknell
  • Susan Salidor
  • Paulette Meier
  • Martha Davey
  • Bev Grant
  • Mary Witt
  • Jay Mankita