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Peggy Seeger: She must be one of the most complete artists around today. Peggy Seeger's tongue-in-cheek look at life comes accompanied by music from all sorts of sources. Alongside the piano, the guitar, the Appalachian dulcimer, the concertina and the banjo, she set the lot aside for a moment or two last night and just simply created rhythm and music by taping the side of her guitar. For her it spelt out a sort of rhythm of life. - Neil Johnston, Belfast Telegraph

Peggy Quotes 2

On Almost Commerically Viable, both Peggy and Irene's voices are really fresh, despite their combined ages of over a century. Peggy sounds clear and sharp in the hard-hitting song 'Guilty' and seductive in the jazzy 'Sweet Heroine'. Irene has a soft voice, high and light, which complements Peggy's voice well.
- Andy Malkin

 

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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