Skip to comments.Pete Seeger has died
Posted on 01/27/2014 11:04:12 PM PST by djf
One of the great voices of folk rock...
that’s one of the good things about death , it eventually befalls all commies
Heck, I thought he died in the late 60’s, early 70’s...
Is Nelson Mandela still dead?
“little boxes’ http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HlSpc87Jfr0
Pete Seeger provided cheap entertainment for the Communist Party circuit.
Good. The world is a better place with one less Commie.
Not too many of the early Communists left.
But there are still far too many communists here and now.
Nazi supporter, Until Uncle Adolf turned on Uncle Joe.
There’s another thread, but he wasn’t a great anything in music.
He produced a pale manufactured fake imitation of folk music.
Heck, Seeger’s always been dead as for as I was concerned.
I listened to his Carnegie Hall concert over and over and over as a child.
Great voice? Well to be honest you could say his voice wasn’t awful on the same scale that Dylan’s is awful.
I posted on the other thread, but I’ll post here too. I always thought Seeger was a great singer, nobody else like him. Too bad he was a stinking commie to the end. RIP.
I hope that is meant as sarcasm! You do know Seeger's history at the Monterrey Folk Festival in 1968?
That's when Bob Dylan had the nerve to break down Monterrey's barrier against electrified music. When Dylan's electrified folk band was performing Seeger was ranting about "cutting the cables." Seeger's party line Stalinist instinct for crushing those who disagree extended beyond politics to music and culture in general.
Fools for Stalin
Never really like his music. I always thought he looked like he smelled.
Further proof that the evil never die young.
Newport not Monterrey. Check your sources.
Imagine if he had been a follower or say Mussolini, or Alister Crowley all his life as he had been a follower of murderous Communism (100-200 million dead, and counting.) Would he still be “One of the great voices of folk rock”?
Amazing! I always figured he smelled like he looked!
There are already two threads here with links to articles. Why are you celebrating evil?
folk rock? lol
How long did the feds have your compound surrounded?
In a WND review in 2007 he cites in a movie review how Seegar finally repented from his support of Stalinsm and actually gives him some credit for coming clean about it.
But it focuses more on the folksinger as hero and victim, rather than shill for Soviet Stalinism.
But, if the movie doesnt quite get it right, Seeger himself seems determined to repent of old sins.
In a letter to his former banjo student and writer Ron Radosh, he confesses: I think youre right I should have asked to see the gulags when I was in USSR.
Pete Seeger testifying before House Un-American Activities Committee in 1955
Seeger has even written a song denouncing Josef Stalin, a song inspired by what he thought his mentor, Woody Guthrie, might have written about the fall of the Soviet Union had he been around.
Its called The Big Joe Blues a song Radosh says makes the point that Joe Stalin was far more dangerous and a threat than Joe McCarthy
Read more at http://www.wnd.com/2007/10/44217/#2cI526PC4Ah6PQw4.99
If Cashill can cut him a little slack, I think we should cite the instance to go along with our just criticism.
Prayers for a deeply misguided soul.
He was a depressing slob. He turned me off to his kind of folk music the first time I saw him. My thought was why are these people complaining about everything. When I listen to music I like to come away happy, not seriously depressed. Seriously depresssed is how Pete Seeger made me feel.
LOL! None, just had a mom who loved his music. Some of the songs were quite delightful.
But I'll never forget that Seeger was a Commie rat who could not bring himself to denounce Stalin's crimes until 2007 - 51 years after Nikita Khrushchev’s denunciation.
Ha! Missed this last time around. Perfect!
It would have been foolish to complain about him going electric at the Monterey Pop, which was mostly electric.
Does even the most loathsome of beliefs invalidate the level of talent someone has? You may not want to listen to them, but that doesn’t change the underlying beliefs.
See post # 33. You’re too late!
There are 1,000 songwriters in Nashville, and I don’t think that is an exaggeration.I suspect that at least half of them have as much talent as this supporter of Stalinist terror who composed an anthem to the abolition of private property. How many of the 1,000 do you know, admire and listen to? Who decides for you what to listen to? Wasn’t another Communist “folk rock” hero Dean Reed talented? Do you listen to him? Who does?
I had never heard of Dean Reed before, but it sounds like he was never successful in the U.S. He moved to East Germany and still filed tax returns to the IRS? What a tool.
We agree, certainly. Unfortunately, so many times an excess of talent is combined with a utopian worldview, Leftist or Rightist. Dean Reed, by the way, was probably murdered by Stasi.
From what I’ve heard about Paul Robeson, he had a great voice. His political beliefs were naive, at bets.
Or he killed himself, which does’t say much for his life over there. Also, they said his wife was spying on him for the Stasi.
In GDR everybody spied on everybody else. German efficiency, you know. I don’t think that the North Korean have reached this kind of perfection. And Dean Reed, who became a big star in Eastern Europe at the time when few Western artists visited there, could have waited a few years Stateside and become the “next Dylan” like Jackson Browne and Bruce Springsteen. A man before his time.
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