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Pete Seeger - Performance & Interview
This video features performance clips from the Smithsonian Folkways Concert in honor of Ella Jenkins at the Music Center at Strathmore, 2005. Plus, footage of Seeger in a live interview with Richard Kurin at the Smithsonian Institution in 2001. He has recorded over 50 albums for Smithsonian Folkways, including 'American Favorite Ballads, Vols. 1-5,' the new 5 CD set. Purchase on Smithsonian Folkways here: Pete Seeger's life, music, and legacy encapsulate nearly a century of American history and culture. He has immersed himself in folk music and used it, like Johnny Appleseed, to "plant the seeds of a better tomorrow in the homes across our land." The songs in this collection of 139 'American Favorite Ballads' narrate tales of ordinary people and their extraordinary deeds, and show Pete at the crossroads of the past and the future putting his own stamp on America's folk song heritage while bequeathing it to generations to come. Smithsonian Folkways: Facebook: Twitter: Instagram: The content and comments posted here are subject to the Smithsonian Institution copyright and privacy policy ( Smithsonian reserves the right in its sole discretion to remove any content at any time.
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8 min 43 sec
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