Author Archive for Peter Glazer

Songs of the Spanish Civil War: The new edition

September 9, 2014
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Songs of the Spanish Civil War: The new edition

In October, the Smithsonian is releasing a stunning new edition of its legendary two Folkways albums, Songs of the Spanish Civil War. First published in the early 1960s, these LPs compiled songs recorded on 78s by Pete Seeger, Tom Glazer, Ernst Busch, Bart van der Schelling and others during and shortly after the war....
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Pete Seeger: Veteran of the Good Fight (1919-2014)

March 21, 2014
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Pete Seeger: Veteran of the Good Fight (1919-2014)

Pete Seeger, the most important progressive musician of his generation, and the most revered, died of natural causes on January 28. He was 94. He was a faithful friend of VALB and ALBA for sixty years. His legendary Songs of the Lincoln Battalion came out in 1944. “As long as I live,” he said...
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