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Since 1959, Seeger has written hundreds of songs. Those who regard Joni Mitchell, Carole King, and Laura Nyro as the first generation of singer-songwriters to craft material from women's experiences should think again. Seeger is a missing link between the 1950s American folk-song revival and women's liberation; the guitar-toting chanteuses of the 1970s could not have existed without either of those movements. - Laura Pellegrinellli, The Village Voice

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The beautiful thing about this album is the way it feels both contemporary and classic simultaneously. 'Everything Changes' will fit in perfectly with Seeger's previous work but will also introduce a whole new generation to a way of songwriting that isn't driven by radio minutes or a killer chorus, more by storytelling and getting a message to all those awake enough to listen.
- Listen with Monger

 

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Ken Hunt

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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