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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

Peggy Quotes 2

In a world where stars can fade by age 25, it is great to review an album by a lady approaching her 70th birthday who has entertained and enlightened us for half a century. I believe that the second part of that accolade is the more important in assessing this diva of folk. Her songs always entertain but by making us think she achieves her greatest hold.
- Rambles

 
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November 11 is a signal day. I'm told I have breast cancer. I'm strangely unsettled. The world looks different, almost as if I am not in it. When I go outside the world seems noisy, chaotic ... I want to climb back into my Paul Gore Street shell. I've known so many people who have died from cancer, so many cancer 'survivors'. On November 25 I had a lumpectomy and as far as I'm concerned I no longer have cancer. I turned down the radiation, the Tamoxifen, and have gone onto a really strict nutritional and supplement regime. Have lost 18 pounds voluntarily and am happy as a clam. Funny saying that ... are clams happy? Oh ... I also have osteopenia. Severe osteoporosis. Clams probably don't get that or any of the other ailments I have.

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