Tuesday, January 28, 2014

How Can I Keep From Singing?

Pete Seeger
Rest In Peace

"Participation — that's what's gonna save the human race."

I can still vividly recall being a little kid and playing my copy of the one Pete Seeger record I had, carefully dropping the needle on "Guantanamera" as my copy was literally cracked. Though I quickly left Pete behind for Bob, there was something so soothing about Pete's voice; it was like an elder member of your family telling you that all would be "alright." As I got older, I found out about the man that Seeger was: inspiring, brave, loving, giving, championing. He led a long and distinguished life, yet his loss still feels huge. Fare thee well Mr. Seeger; thanks for all that you gave the world.

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