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If I Had a Hammer: Songs of Hope & Struggle

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Drawn from his seminal Folkways recordings, these songs bear out Pete Seeger's commitment to social justice, human rights, organised labour and the antiwar movement—all of it risky territory in the late '50s. Listen to "Which Side Are You On" and you can still hear the Establishment quaking. The title song appears twice: First in a modest 1956 version with just him and his banjo, then in a live one from four decades later, with thousands of voices singing along. That's Seeger's career in a nutshell.

Biography

Born: 03 May 1919 in New York, NY

Genre: Singer/Songwriter

Years Active: '30s, '40s, '50s, '60s, '70s, '80s, '90s, '00s

Perhaps no single person in the 20th century did more to preserve, broadcast, and redistribute folk music than Pete Seeger, whose passion for politics, the environment, and humanity earned him both ardent fans and vocal enemies ever since he first began performing in the late '30s. His battle against injustice led to his being blacklisted during the McCarthy era, celebrated during the turbulent '60s, and welcomed at union rallies throughout his life. His tireless efforts regarding global concerns...
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