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Her multi instrumentalism (guitar, autoharp, banjo, keyboards, concertina), her unashamed fealty to the politics of folk music (where gender wars, labour laws, ecology and Napoleon jostle for space), and her magnificent voice conspired to still a surprisingly small crowd who hung on her every note and syllable. - Siobhan Long, Irish Times

Peggy Quotes 2

With the singing voice of a 20-year old, the tone and temperament of a slightly acidic and world-wise 40-year old, and possessing the studied acumen of a 500-year old, the lady enjoyed a warm intimate gathering of friends and family upon the occasion of her 70th birthday at the Queen Elizabeth Hall in London, England.
- Mark S. Tucker

 

Three Score and Ten Notes

Three Score and Ten

(2-CD set) (Appleseed APR CD 1100)

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3score10.jpgSelected as the top CD for Women's Month out of 32 by Kevin Elliot of WEFT folk, country, bluegrass, etc.
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Champaign, IL

Appleseed Writes:

On May 29, 2005, Peggy's family, friends and fans flocked to London's Queen Elizabeth Hall to celebrate her 70th birthday - a few weeks early. The live 2-CD "Three Score and Ten" captures this historic evening of performances by Peggy and other members of some of the U.S. and U.K.'s foremost folk families - her brothers Mike and Pete Seeger (including the first ever recording of the three Seegers together!); British traditional music giants Martin Carthy, wife Norma Waterson, and daughter Eliza Carthy; Peggy's three children (Neill, Calum and Kitty) and longtime partner Irene Pyper-Scott; and contemporary folksinger/activist Billy Bragg, an ideological descendant of the Seeger/MacColl tradition. Graham Henderson and James McNally provide instrumental support. Features new and old songs, including "First Time Ever I Saw Your Face," "Gonna Be an Engineer," and solo performances by Pete and Mike.

Peggy Writes:

I had a ball! Loved every moment! Thank you to everyone! Let's do it again!

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