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She is an irreplaceable repository of significant songs . . . direct, humanized music for real-life situations. Larry Kelp, The Tribune, Oakland, CA

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One minute I was crying with laughter as Peggy read 1950s advice for wives.Then, like a curving ball from nowhere, a wave of emotion hit me and I was fighting to hide sobs, blinded by mascara, when Peggy sang The First Time Ever I Saw Your Face.
- Sue Brough

 
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Jean Freedman, a Washington folk and history professor, is writing my biography. I visit her, she visits me every so often for an interview/visit and I talk and talk and talk and talk and talk. When you give yourself time to go into the past all kinds of memories surface from the deeps. Looking back, I'm trying to remember other items that might be of interest in the autumn. At one point I hit Media, Pennsylvania for a photo shoot with Jane Toohey whose yearly project is the Naked Folk Calendar. She puts me in a garden next to a quixotic stone head. It feels good to have no clothes on even though it's cold.

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