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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

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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

 

The Velvet Hills of Blenheim

velvet hillsThe Velvet Hills of Blenheim

2017

 
Blenheim, New Zealand is an interesting town. In its heyday it was beautiful until fire and flood took it out some decades ago. It was subjected to a fast re-build and is now a well-adjusted mix of the old and the new with lots of facilities for all ages, from babies to those preparing for the next world. Teenagers actually stay here, grow up and marry. Kids can roller-skate and cycle safely in its streets. I like going there, especially to the Ritual Cafe and Raupo and Anita’s Health Store.  I hope the people of Blenheim like this song, which really should have been sung by a Kiwi.

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click to buyWords, music ©2013 Peggy Seeger 

Peggy Seeger - Vocal 

Neill MacColl - Guitar and backing vocal 

Kate St John - Piano, accordion and backing vocal

Produced by Neill MacColl

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