A true hero for social and economic justice has died. Folk singer Pete Seeger succumbed at age 94 after a life of fighting for the people through his music. The creator of anthems such as Turn, Turn, Turn, Where Have All the Flowers Gone and If I Had A Hammer among others performed at President Barack Obama’s first inauguration in a memorable performance. He will be sorely missed but will live on forever in his music.
A selection of his work:
From Farm Aid:
I’ll add this classic from Bob Dylan sung by Peter, Paul and Mary because I’m feeling outraged today about the lack of social and economic justice in our nation.