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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. - Nicky Rossiter, Rambles Magazine

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The collaboration of a septuagenarian American folk music legend and a British experimental dance music producer may be highly improbable, but folk grande dame Peggy Seeger and Broadcaster have pulled off a genre-defying album full of hypnotic and hook-laden delights.
- Anon

 

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Ken Hunt

Peggy Seeger ranks as one of the most important people who ever graced and shaped the British folk scene. - Ken Hunt, Folk Roots Magazine

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Dirty Linen

There are names that are synonymous with folk music; Guthrie and Lomax come quickly to mind. Seeger is another such name. - Dirty Linen

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Belfast Telegraph

Peggy Seeger: She must be one of the most complete artists around today. - Belfast Telegraph

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Polwart

It was like watching a master class in folk performance to be frank: a truly positive force. - Karine Polwart

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Roy Bailey

Ewan MacColl and Peggy Seeger had a profound effect on their contemporaries in the folk music world that can still be heard today. - Roy Bailey, BBC Online

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Laura Pellegrinelli

Seeger is a missing link between the 1950s American folk-song revival and women's liberation. Laura Pellegrinelli, The Village Voice

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Ira Mayer

Her success lies largely with her ability to work and write within traditional modes. Many of these songs sound as though they have been around over the centuries. - Ira Mayer, New York Times

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Chris Morris Billboard

For decades, Seeger has been one of the most authoritative voices in American and English folk. Chris Morris, Billboard

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Rich Warren

Heading for Home is the recording you want to play for a younger singer and say: "This is the way traditional music remains alive." - Rich Warren, WFMT

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