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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

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

 

The Folkway Years Notes

The Folkways Years (cassette CSF 40048 and CD CDSF 40048)

A comprehensive look at forty years of Peggy's Folkways recordings, this issue contains traditional songs, songs of her own composition, and a few songs by other writers, She accompanies herself on banjo, guitar, autoharp and Appalachian dulcimer, with occasional vocal and instrumental support by her family, partners and friends, Compiled in 1992 by Smithsonian-Folkways, An unusual album - the only comprehensive overview of Peggy's work. A perfect introduction for friends, libraries, singers and songmakers. A very personal collection of songs.
     

All original Folkways Records albums featuring Peggy Seeger are available from Smithsonian Folkways Recordings through their custom disc program. All CDs are $17.99 plus shipping per disc. Visit www.folkways.si.edu or call 888-FOLKWAYS for more information.

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