Pete Seeger dies at age 942014-01-28 by A : w.e.b. CONTRIBUTOR | 23 Comments
|The singer/songwriter/activist died Monday at the age of 94 of natural causes. Seeger was born in New York May 3, 1919 to musical parents: his father was a Harvard-trained composer; his mother, Constance, was a concert violinist. |
He sang for the labor movement in the 1940s and 1950s, for civil rights marches and anti-Vietnam War rallies in the 1960s, and for environmental and antiwar causes in the 1970s and beyond. 'We Shall Overcome', which Mr. Seeger adapted from old spirituals, became a civil rights anthem.
He was elected to the Songwriters Hall of Fame in 1972, and in 1993 he was given a lifetime achievement Grammy Award.
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Was thinking of him just the other day. RIP bruh
such a hard RIP
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Rest in Peace
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Very sad, but at least he lived a long, full life.
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I wrote a paper about him a little over a year ago. Guy was a living legend, now he's just a legend. I do remember seeing him on the Colbert Report not too long ago. He was old as hell but he could still play better than me
rip dude was and still is legendary
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damn son rip that's crazy
rip, was just jammin' his shit a few weeks ago too :x
This is such a god damn shame. I just discovered his music two days ago too. Rest in peace.
RIP Bob Seger
RIP I remember singing some of his songs in Cubs and Scouts.
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