Pete Seeger May 3rd 1919 – 27th Jan 2014

One of the good guys
He wasn’t just a folk singer and great banjo player.

Here’s what he said to Congress when they tried to intimidate him into “naming names” during the House Un-American Activities Committee hearings.

“I am not going to answer any questions as to my association, my philosophical or religious beliefs or my political beliefs, or how I voted in any election, or any of these private affairs. I think these are very improper questions for any American to be asked, especially under such compulsion as this.”

He paid with a ruined career – which he eventually revived – and he outlived in good health all the bastards who tried to grind him down.

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TAP –  A great voice and song writer.  Many will not even have heard of him.  He stood up against the bullies, and sacrificed his career for his principles.  I played Little Boxes when learning to play the guitar as a teenager in the 1960s!  I thought it fitting to mark his passing with a Tap Blog mention.

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5 Responses to “Pete Seeger May 3rd 1919 – 27th Jan 2014”

  1. Anonymous says:

    Txxxx Pete for the Lovely Music ..RIP …the music still playing 🙂

  2. Anonymous says:

    these people are the good guys

  3. Anonymous says:

    Thanks for everything, Pete. Sorry to see you go. There will never be another like you.

  4. Anonymous says:

    here in Florida the fight against communism is almost lost, now we can see that Hollywood was pushing it in the USA and many show biz stars helped.
    Obama is a figure of fun an d absolutely hated, much like your Churchill in W W 2.
    I fear for the future of our children, the country was stolen while we slept

  5. wasp says:

    Anon@ 7:19 am w/r/t …the country was stolen while we slept

    I think the Majority are still asleep!

    Communism, & Fascism, just different sides of the same coin, as I have said before. Both controlled by The R.C.C. Vatican Jesuits. The reality of this is about to hit you before very long.


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