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Pete Seeger : in his own words /

"In this new book, we hear directly from the artist through the widest array of sources--letters, notes to himself, published articles, rough drafts, stories, and poetry--creating the most detailed picture available of Seeger as a musician, an activist, and a family man, in his own words and from... Full description

Main Author: Seeger, Pete, 1919-
Other Authors: Rosenthal, Rob, 1951-, Rosenthal, Sam.
Format: Book
Language: English
Published: Boulder, CO : Paradigm Publishers, 2012
Series: Nine lives musical series
Contents: Growing up (1919-1934) -- Becoming a "folk singer" (1935-1947) -- Mentors and influences -- What is folk music? -- The labor movement, the Communist Party, and the blacklist -- The Civil Rights Movement -- The movement against the war in Vietnam -- The environmental movement and the ship Clearwater -- Reflections on a life in movements -- Other struggles of the 20th century -- Travels abroad -- Musics of other countries -- A philosophy of making music -- Participation -- Commercialization, popularization, authenticity, and the star system -- Reflections on a life in music - Balancing work and family life -- Other writings -- Other correspondence -- Philosophical musings and utopian visions.
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