Guardian report of Pete Seeger’s death and his singing This Land is Your Land (Woody Guthrie)

http://www.theguardian.com/music/2014/jan/28/pete-seeger-dies-aged-94

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Pete Seeger, If I had a hammer (composed Woody Guthrie)

Pete Seeger: We shall overcome

This famous US civil rights song, may derive from an African-American composer, Charles Albert Tindley published in 1947, although Pete Seeger has said that nobody knows exactly who wrote the original.  In the 1960s the song was made famous in the United States civil rights struggle.  It was widely sung at concerts and rallies by Seeger, Joan Baez and others.

 

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Joan Baez: We shall overcome

See discussion of ‘we shall overcome’ in entry on Pete Seeger version