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Title: Ry Cooder in NY Times
Post by: Stuart on October 22, 2011, 08:27:35 AM
http://artsbeat.blogs.nytimes.com/2011/10/18/q-and-a-ry-cooder-on-woody-guthrie-politics-and-a-new-album/?scp=3&sq=pete%20seeger&st=cse
Title: Re: Ry Cooder in NY Times
Post by: Mr.OMuck on October 22, 2011, 01:00:35 PM
Speak of the devil, this from last night:


Pete Seeger and entourage enter the park around the Columbus Circle monument at around 12:50 AM Saturday Morning after having marched down Broadway from 95th St. Quite a hike for a 92 year old!
Phil Allen

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Back at the ranch. Well the march arrived and I found myself "occupying" a piece of monument step not ten feet from where Pete and Arlo and Tao, and Dave Amram lead the multitudes in We Shall Overcome, We Are Climbing Jacob's Ladder and This Little Light of Mine" quite moving to see ancient Pete, Indian guide and choral director of every march I've been on since 1965 when I was the same age as my son is now. Singing along with him that close by was some sort of long delayed wish fulfillment. It was a sad thrill.

Title: Re: Ry Cooder in NY Times
Post by: eric on October 22, 2011, 01:08:12 PM
Wow.  Last time I saw Pete was 40 years ago, doing the same.  Incredible.
Title: Re: Ry Cooder in NY Times
Post by: Stuart on October 22, 2011, 01:45:58 PM
Speak of the devil, this from last night:

Pete Seeger and entourage enter the park around the Columbus Circle monument at around 12:50 AM Saturday Morning after having marched down Broadway from 95th St. Quite a hike for a 92 year old!
Phil Allen

...Back at the ranch. Well the march arrived and I found myself "occupying" a piece of monument step not ten feet from where Pete and Arlo and Tao, and Dave Amram lead the multitudes in We Shall Overcome, We Are Climbing Jacob's Ladder and This Little Light of Mine" quite moving to see ancient Pete, Indian guide and choral director of every march I've been on since 1965 when I was the same age as my son is now. Singing along with him that close by was some sort of long delayed wish fulfillment. It was a sad thrill.

Thanks, Phil. A couple of related web articles:

http://news.yahoo.com/pete-seeger-pals-attend-nyc-protest-action-035234032.html

http://www.cbsnews.com/8301-500188_162-20124142/seeger-guthrie-join-occupy-wall-street-rally/
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