Pete Seeger dies at age 94

2014-01-28 by A : w.e.b. | 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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BASTAG
January 28th 2014
43 Comments


Was thinking of him just the other day. RIP bruh

TheGreatQ
January 28th 2014
2433 Comments


Damn, RIP

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MO
January 28th 2014
21428 Comments


such a hard RIP

dimsim3478
January 28th 2014
7325 Comments


wow...

RIP

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bigguytoo9
January 28th 2014
367 Comments


RIP

DikkoZinner
January 28th 2014
4905 Comments


RIP

ShitsofRain
January 28th 2014
7802 Comments


sad news

Gwyn.
January 28th 2014
16930 Comments


Rest in Peace

ReAnimator
January 28th 2014
356 Comments


RIP

tacos N stuff
January 28th 2014
1929 Comments


damn

RIP

manosg
Contributing Reviewer
January 28th 2014
10065 Comments


RIP

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CrazyDiamond7
January 28th 2014
221 Comments


Very sad, but at least he lived a long, full life.

RIP

Azn.
January 28th 2014
5625 Comments


RIP

TheSupernatural
January 28th 2014
1615 Comments


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

bach
January 28th 2014
15377 Comments


rip dude was and still is legendary

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henryChinaski
January 28th 2014
3559 Comments


RIP

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GnarlyShillelagh
Emeritus
January 28th 2014
6386 Comments


damn son rip that's crazy

Green Baron
January 28th 2014
22968 Comments


rip

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Cygnatti
January 28th 2014
30948 Comments


rip, was just jammin' his shit a few weeks ago too :x

Midjicka
January 28th 2014
256 Comments


This is such a god damn shame. I just discovered his music two days ago too. Rest in peace.

sapient
January 28th 2014
2406 Comments


RIP Bob Seger

Underflow
January 28th 2014
3738 Comments


RIP.

Wizard
January 29th 2014
20071 Comments


RIP I remember singing some of his songs in Cubs and Scouts.



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