Saturday, April 29, 2006

April 30th--Seeger and Springsteen

Hey everybody,

This week's show focused on Pete Seeger and the good Mr. Springsteen. Before I get to the playlist, here are a few interesting works from and about Pete Seeger.

**Pete Seeger wrote a wonderful letter to Seventeen magazine back in 1963. I pass this along to people whenever I can. Love the start..."Dear Fellow Humans"

**Here's Seeger's testimony in front of the House Antiamerican Committee back on August 18, 1955.

**And the Pete Seeger Appreciation Page

Ok...Now the playlist for the show...

1) Pete Seeger; If I Had a Hammer; If I Had a Hammer: Songs of Hope and Justice
2) Pete Seeger; We Shall Overcome; The Carnegie Hall Concert
3) Bruce Springsteen; We Shall Overcome; We Shall Overcome: The Seeger Sessions

4) Greg Brown; Sailing Down My Golden River; Where Have All the Flowers Gone: A Tribute to the Songs of Pete Seeger
5) Tom Paxton; Get Up and Go; Where Have All the Flowers Gone
6) Odetta; One Grain of Sand; Where Have All the Flowers Gone

7) Bruce Springsteen; Old Dan Tucker; We Shall Overcome
8) Bruce Springsteen; Froggie Went a Courtin'; We Shall Overcome
9) Bruce Springsteen; John Henry; We Shall Overcome
10) Bruce Springsteen; Mrs. McGrath; We Shall Overcome

11) Pete Seeger; Little Boxes (written by Malvina Reynolds); Carnegie Hall Concert
12) Pete Seeger; What Did You Learn in School Today (Tom Paxton); Carnegie Hall
13) Sarah Lee Guthrie and Johnny Irion; Dr. King; Exploration

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