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Author Cohen, Ronald D
Title The Pete Seeger Reader
Imprint Cary : Oxford University Press, Incorporated, 2014
©2013
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Descript 1 online resource (285 pages)
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Series Readers on American Musicians Ser
Readers on American Musicians Ser
Note Cover -- Contents -- Introduction -- PART I: Background -- 1 Gene Marine: Guerrilla Minstrel ( 1972) -- 2 Studs Terkel: Pete Seeger: 2002 (2005) -- PART II: The Early Years -- 3 Lawrence Emery: Interesting Summer: Young Puppeteers in Unique Tour of Rural Areas (1939) -- 4 Pete and His Banjo Meet Some Fine Mountain Folks (1940) -- 5 Pete Seeger: Banjo Picker in Kentucky -- 6 Pete Seeger: Back Where I Come From (1941) -- 7 George Lewis: America Is in Their Songs: Pete Bowers and Al [ sic ] Hays Collect U.S. Folk Ballads (1941) -- 8 The Almanac Singers [Pete Seeger] to Son House (1942) -- 9 E.A.: The "Almanacs" Part, But Keep on Singing (1943) -- 10 Pete Seeger: Notes of an Innocent Bystander (1945) -- 11 Woody Guthrie: People's Songs and Its People (1990) -- 12 Pete Seeger: People's Songs Workshop, The Jefferson School of Social Science Newsletter (1946) -- 13 Pete Seeger: People's Songs and Singers (1946) -- 14 Pete Seeger: Report to Members (1946) -- 15 Pete Seeger: Two Letters to People's Songs Supporters (1948) -- 16 Pete Seeger: Minutes of the Meeting of the National Board of Directors of People's Songs (1948) -- PART III: The 1950s -- 17 Robert W. Dana: Village Vanguard Has Real Hoe-Down (1950) -- 18 Jay Russell: How the Weavers Break Night Club Ice (1950) -- 19 Frederick Woltman: Melody Weaves On, Along Party Lines (1951) -- 20 Alan Lomax: Liner Notes to Darling Corey (1950) -- 21 Letter to Ray M. Lawless (1953) -- 22 Irwin Silber: Pete Seeger-Voice of Our Domestic Heritage (1954) -- 23 Monty Muns: Pete Seeger: An Appreciation (1955) -- 24 Pete Seeger: Summary of Government Charges, 1955-1957 (1957) -- 25 Pete Seeger: A Letter of Greetings to the Editors and Readers of Sing Along (1957) -- 26 "Blind Rafferty" (aka Dave Van Ronk): Untitled Article (1957) -- 27 Emerson L. Batdorff: It's Not Nose in Folk Song, Artist Proves (1958)
28 Ronald Radosh: Excerpt from Commies (2001) -- PART IV: The 1960s -- 29 Moses Asch: Foreword to Pete Seeger, American Favorite Ballads (1961) -- 30 Pete Seeger: Statement to the Court Before Judge Thomas F. Murphy, Federal Court, New York (1961) -- 31 David Marcus: Seeger Cites Battle of Politics, Arts (1961) -- 32 Eric Winter: Pete Seeger Sails In to a Hero's Welcome (1961) -- 33 Pete Seeger: When You're Singing Just Be Yourself (1961) -- 34 Allan Hjerpe: Pete Seeger in L.A. Concert (1962) -- 35 Pete Seeger: The Country Washboard Band (1963) -- 36 Pete Seeger: Introduction to The Bells of Rhymney (1964) -- 37 Pete Seeger: Letter to Sis Cunningham and Gordon Friesen (1963) -- 38 Pete Seeger: What's in a Word? (1964) -- 39 Harold Leventhal: Newsletter about Seeger Concert Tour (1964) -- 40 Ruth Daniloff: Pete Seeger in Moscow (1964) -- 41 Jon Pankake: Pete's Children: The American Folksong Revival, Pro and Con (1964) -- 42 [Pete Seeger]: Pete Seeger (1965) -- 43 Ralph J. Gleason: A Singer Who Meets You Half Way (1965) -- 44 Paul Cowan: Non-Confrontation in Beacon, New York (1965) -- 45 Big and Muddy (1967) -- 46 Pete Seeger: To Save a River (1970) -- PART V: The 1970s and After -- 47 Tom Smucker: If Every Concert Were a Benefit, Pete Seeger Would Be Frank Sinatra (1976) -- 48 Joe Klein: Pete Seeger's Steelyard Benefit (1977) -- 49 Marc Fisher: America's Best-Loved Commie: Even a Radical Can Become a National Treasure. Just Ask Pete Seeger (1994) -- 50 Scott Alarik: No More Awards! Pete Seeger (1996) -- 51 Greg Kot: The Boss Pulls Off Celebrating Seeger (2006) -- 52 Dick Flacks: Pete Seeger's Project (2009) -- Afterword -- Bibliography -- Index -- A -- B -- C -- D -- E -- F -- G -- H -- I -- J -- K -- L -- M -- N -- O -- P -- Q -- R -- S -- T -- U -- V -- W -- Y -- Z
Perhaps the most widely recognized figure in folk music and one of the most controversial figures in American political activism, 93-year-old Pete Seeger now belongs among the icons of 20th century American culture. The Pete Seeger Reader brings together writing by and about Seeger and covers his songwriting, recording, book and magazine publishing, and political organizing over the course of his lengthy, storied career
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Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Michigan : ProQuest Ebook Central, 2020. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest Ebook Central affiliated libraries
Link Print version: Cohen, Ronald D. The Pete Seeger Reader Cary : Oxford University Press, Incorporated,c2014 9780199862016
Subject Seeger, Pete, -- 1919- -- Criticism and interpretation
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Alt Author Capaldi, James
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