From the Vault: The Ballad of Pete Seeger Part 2

This week on From The Vault we present Part 2 of The Ballad of Pete Seeger in honor of America’s music legend and folk hero, Pete Seeger who died January 27, 2014 at the age of 94. This Pacifica Radio Archives original production blends archival materials from our vault going back to 1949 with a 2006 intimate interview with Pete Seeger and actor producer director Tim Robbins. Grammy winning artist and friend of Pete, Ry Cooder introduces the program.

This segment ranges from The Weavers, HUAC, Vietnam, The Clearwater sloop to clean up Hudson River, to his WBAI Program, through the interview date in 2006.

Interviews include:
Norman Corwin live on KPFK 90.7 FM, 1968

Mario Cassetta live on KPFK, 1976

Tim Robbins and Pete Seeger, 2006

Live music recordings of Pete Seeger for Pacifica include:

If I Had a Hammer

Last Train to Nuremberg

Oh Had I A Golden Thread

John Henry

Pete singing Woody Guthrie’s Deportee and This Land Was Made For You And Me

Dinky Dai with Mario “Boots” Cassetta

Viva La Quince Brigada with Tao Rodriguez Seeger

Special Thanks to Pete and Toshi Seeger
Jim Musselman of Appleseed Records
Tim Robbins
The staff at Havoc Films
Adi Gevins
Bonnie Simmons
Christopher Sprinkle
Curtis Metcalf
Tim Forrest
The Staff of the Pacifica Radio Archives

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