“We Shall Overcome”: Remembering Folk Icon, Activist Pete Seeger in His Own Words & Songs | Democracy Now!

The legendary folk singer and activist Pete Seeger died Monday at the age of 94. For nearly seven decades, Seeger was a musical and political icon who helped create the modern American folk music movement.

View an hour-long video: “We Shall Overcome”: Remembering Folk Icon, Activist Pete Seeger in His Own Words & Songs | Democracy Now!.

We’ll feature music by Pete Seeger on Detour on Sunday.

One thought on ““We Shall Overcome”: Remembering Folk Icon, Activist Pete Seeger in His Own Words & Songs | Democracy Now!”

  1. Sahaphap says:

    Truly sad news about Pete Seeger, one of the true greats. Given that he was 94, it’s not unexpected, but I’d still rather hoped he was secretly immortal. R.I.P. Pete Seeger.

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