Tag Archives: Pete Seeger

A Dream Come True: Ed McCurdy’s 1950s Folk Song and the Kellogg-Briand Peace Pact

“And the people in the streets below were dancing round and round…”

War and the Environment | No War 2017: Emma’s Revolution Sings (Video)

Emma’s Revolution Sings! Songs of the Resistance

Pete Seeger: Waist Deep in the Big Muddy (Video/Audio)

Afghanistan again, North Korea, Ukraine, etc., ad nauseam. End Endless War

The Great Correction – Eliza Gilkyson (Music Video)

Thanks, once again, for your musical commentary about our bewildering world; your heartfelt lyrics, simple strong guitar work–support for us resisters. (A viewer comment on the video page)

Last Night I Had the Strangest Dream | Pete Seeger (Video)

Last night on the anniversary of the signing of the Kellogg-Briand Pact, Veterans for Peace, Chapter 27, Women Against Military Madness, and other groups with offices at 4200 Cedar in Minneapolis, dedicated a Peace Pole in the front of the building.

Evergreene Digest: A Defiant Ecuador Seeks Solutions in Assange Case

The Assange case goes beyond just simple political asylum and issues of sovereignty. It is matter of principle in a time in which information and secrecy have become ever more the tools of the most powerful. Justice must be done for those who have sacrificed their liberties to warn us of these dangers. Eva Golinger, […]

Bhaskar Sunkara: In Defense of Pete Seeger, American Communist

Stateside communists were the underdogs, fighting the establishment for justice – the victims of censorship and police repression, not its perpetrators. Like his party associates, Seeger was consistently on the right side of history   By Bhaskar Sunkara @sunraysunray  Al Jazeera America  January 29, 2014     Pete Seeger serenades the faithful in Washington in 1969. Stephen […]

Pete Seeger/Arlo Guthrie – You gotta walk that lonesome valley

  Subscribe or “Follow” us on RiseUpTimes.org. Rise Up Times is also on Facebook! Check the Rise Up Times page for posts from this blog and more! “Like” our page today. Find us on Twitter at Rise Up Times (@touchpeace). Rise Up Times is also on  Pinterest, Google+ and Tumblr.  Joe Stead·

▶ 40 Years of MayDay (Sunshine Soul Music)

Sunshine soul music! Subscribe or “Follow” us on RiseUpTimes.org. Rise Up Times is also on Facebook!  Check the Rise Up Times page for posts from this blog and more! “Like” our page today.  Rise Up Times is also on  Pinterest, Google+ and Tumblr.  Find us on Twitter at Rise Up Times (@touchpeace). 40 Years of MayDay  JOAN COLBY  

▶ Pete Seeger’s Rainbow Quest: Johnny Cash and June Carter (Full Episode)

Editor’s Note:  This video of Pete Seeger’s “Rainbow Quest” TV show is amazing. The 350 and Fracking activists might want to adopt the Ky-Yo-Ti song as their theme song. Subscribe or “Follow” us on RiseUpTimes.org. Rise Up Times is also on Facebook! Check the Rise Up Times page for posts from this blog and more! “Like” our page today. Find […]

Pete Seeger – I Feel Like I’m Fixin’ to Die Rag

Pete’s 0 Recruitment Song.  Still applies. Subscribe or “Follow” us on RiseUpTimes.org. Rise Up Times is also on Facebook! Check the Rise Up Times page for posts from this blog and more! “Like” our page today. Find us on Twitter at Rise Up Times (@touchpeace). Rise Up Times is also on  Pinterest, Google+ and Tumblr.  Vietnam War Song Project

▶ Pete Seeger: “Waist Deep in the Big Muddy”

Pete Seeger “Waist Deep in the Big Muddy” Editor’s Note:  I always took this song literally as an antiwar song.  A good antiwar song. But now I also see the title metaphorically as well.  This country is “waist deep in the big muddy” and still being pushed on by those in control, the captains − […]

▶ Pete Seeger: When I’m Far Away

WELL MAY THE WORLD GO  Chorus (and after each verse): Well may the world go, The world go, the world go, Well may the world go, When I’m far away. Well may the skiers turn, The swimmers churn, the lovers burn Peace, may the generals learn When I’m far away Sweet may the fiddle sound […]

▶ Occupy Radio: The Power Of Song In Protest

By Rivera Sun  February 27th, 2014  www.popularresistance.org Above photo: Sweet Honey in the Rock performs during an event to commemorate Marian Anderson’s performance 70 years ago, at the Lincoln Memorial in Washington Sunday, April 12, 2009.  Anderson, who was black, couldn’t sing at Constitution Hall because of the color of her skin. First lady Eleanor Roosevelt […]

▶ Democracy Now! We Shall Overcome: Remembering Folk Icon, Activist Pete Seeger in His Own Words Parts 1, 2, 3

Part 1 Part 2 Part 3  democracynow Subscribe or “Follow” us on RiseUpTimes.org. Rise Up Times is also on Facebook! Check the Rise Up Times page for posts from this blog and more! “Like” our page today. Find us on TWITTER at Rise Up Times(@touchpeace). Rise Up Times is also on  Pinterest, Google+ and Tumblr. Related on Democracy Now! Pete Seeger: Troubadour […]

Video> Occupy Columbus Circle! Pete Seeger, Arlo Guthrie in 99% Solidarity “This Little Light” 10/22/11

Pete Seeger Takes OWSers on a Singing March> Watch Video Last night after a concert on the Upper West Side, folk singer and progressive hero Pete Seeger, age 92, his grandson Tao-Rodriguez Seeger, Arlo Guthrie and others led a singing march in support of Occupy Wall Street that culminated in an “occupation” of Columbus Circle […]