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Peggy Quotes

For me, the Peggy Seeger concert was a trip to the past -- so many coffee houses, hootenannies, and sing-alongs in the '50's and '60's, so much outrage, so much hope, so many dreams. It was a reminder of our heritage of ballads and story songs -- of our country and its roots in the Old World. - Lucy V. Parker

Peggy Quotes 2

On the exceptional Odd Collection, Peggy offers up 18 original songs - and one spoken word performance - that reveal her to be a perspicacious commentator on both personal and political issues and a gifted composer, lyricist and singer.
- Mike Regenstreif

 

Parsley, Sage & Politics Notes

Parsley Sage & Politics

Parsley, Sage & Politics is a nine-part radio series on the lives and art of Ewan MacColl and Peggy Seeger. The series explores the breadth of experience and creation of Seeger and MacColl through excerpts from in-depth interviews with Peggy, Mike and Pete Seeger, Ewan MacColl, Alan Lomax, Studs Terkel and others, combined with the music of Seeger and MacColl, which is the focus throughout. Its makers, Mary Orr and Michael O'Rourke, used radio ballad techniques to create a unique informative sound tapestry.

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