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By David Poland

Old Folkie

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4 Responses to “Old Folkie”

  1. I consider myself a pretty huge music fan and I had really never heard of Pete Seeger until Bruce Springsteen released “The Seeger Sessions” last year. Talk about a great sampling of music! That album is amazing!!
    I hope this Seeger doc gets some traction, I’d love to learn more about him. Make it so DP…

  2. Jeremy Smith says:

    My mom was a folkie, so I’m pretty well-versed in Seeger’s music. I can’t wait to see this.

  3. softjeans says:

    Pete Seeger is a true American hero. If you don’t already know why (or even if you do) check out this great “New Yorker” story from last year:
    I look forward to seeing this movie, and it’s nice to see your idealistic side, Mr. Poland.

  4. Peteluma, same here. That was a great album of songs that I had never heard before. I want to try and track down the originals but I keep forgetting to check the local libraries.

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