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Peggy's instrumental virtuosity is legendary: guitar, 5-string banjo, autoharp, English concertina, piano, as well as possessing a most extraordinary singing voice which surely gets better every year of her life. Yet some of the most magical moments of the evening were to be had when Peggy simply sat at the piano and tinkered, sharing gentle musical anecdotes with us or poems dedicated to the loves of her life. - Dave VanDoorn, Tradition Magazine

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The beautiful thing about this album is the way it feels both contemporary and classic simultaneously. 'Everything Changes' will fit in perfectly with Seeger's previous work but will also introduce a whole new generation to a way of songwriting that isn't driven by radio minutes or a killer chorus, more by storytelling and getting a message to all those awake enough to listen.
- Listen with Monger

 
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End of JUNE, and on my way to Albany for my beloved Old Songs Festival, I stop in Shutesbury, MA, to record a new text to an old tune. You'll find it on the website, entitled He's in the White House Now. Peter Siegel gives it energy and rhythm, harmony and yodel; and the recording engineer, Brian Bender, gives it OOMPH with the tuba. Didn't catch any of it on the camera. Old Songs is like an old friend, not hard to strut your stuff and so good to see so many of the people whom you have accompanied on the road of life: Lou and Peter Berryman, Louie Killen, Bill Vanaver, Jez Lowe, Charlie Baum, Barbara and Graham Dean, Ethel Raim, Catherine Foster and many others. Agent Josh Dunson and his wife Jean Pogge fly in from Chicago and, like groupies, attended all of my sessions. I'm flattered. It's a small festival - the organiser, Andy Spence, bless her cotton socks, has deliberately kept it that way. You can walk around it easily. The honey beer is to die for. Break my diet for it. JULY Irene arrives on Sunday and today is Wednesday. Better get busy and clean up the flat, See you next year.

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