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There are names that are synonymous with folk music; Guthrie and Lomax come quickly to mind. Seeger is another such name. Its mere mention conjures a mental laundry list of talented, politically active, musical personalities who are woven into the fabric of American folk music. Seeger family members have been studying — and making — folk music history for more than seven decade.... Dirty Linen

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First off, Seeger's a daunting multi-instrumentalist, playing guitar, autoharp, banjo, piano, concertina, and of course singing. However, she doesn't just play, she demonstrates a fluency surprising even for an overachiever on the banjo, and her vocals can be either bird-on-a-wire delicate or gusty, ringing with authority and surprising projection.
- Mark S. Tucker

 

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Press Kit

A rich resource of Peggy Seeger's biography and photos for promotional use.

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What's New

Peggy shares her experiences and insights from 2002 til now.

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Songmaker

The story of Peggy's songwriting development starting with the feminist anthem "I want to be an Engineer"

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Singer

Peggy's musical education, love of ballads, work with Ewan MacColl, and the importance of folk songs.

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Activist

Peggy says ' have a reputation for being an activist, a progressive, an advocate, a mover-and-shaker, a leftwinger, a feminist, and a singer of songs which try to move humanity on a little down the road.'

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Peggy's Instruments

Peggy shares her resources for guitar and banjo pickups.

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