Saturday, October 22, 2011

pete seeger

  • Question:-What are some Pete Seeger songs about the dust bowl?
    I'm having difficulty finding songs by Pete Seeger that relate to either the Dust Bowl or the Great Depression. If you have any other artists from that time besides Woody Guthrie that have songs on these subjects, that would work, too. Thanks!

    Answer:-Hey! Well' as you probably know Woody would be the best. Pete was pretty young then, but you might try Leadbelly or Sonny Terry.
  • Question:-Can someone tell me about Pete Seeger's environmental ideas? Specifically labeling products with ecofootprints?
    I have a vague recollection of Pete Seeger (or someone else? maybe I have it wrong) suggesting that all products should be labeled with the distance they had to travel to get to their point of sale. Does anyone know of this, and if so could you give me more information and possibly a link or two? I'd like to use the information in a report.

    Answer:-Yeah it's vague to me aas well
  • Question:-what did pete seeger to to oppose vietnam war?
    what are some of the things artist and activist pete seeger did to oppose the war in vietnam?

  • Question:-what is the meaning of the song: Bring em Home by pete seeger?
    what is pete seegers intentions with the song Bring Em Home?
    what is he trying to say? if you could give me an analysis of the song please? thank you!

    Answer:-first stanza- If you support the U.S. then bring our soldiers home from the Vietnam war.
    second stanza- The generals want us to fight the enemy but bring the soldiers home.
    third stanza- they want to see if the U.S.'s weapons work. but this is their big lie
    fourth stanza- I might be correct I might not be. Then he is saying i have a right to sing this song.
    fifth stanza- i have to tell you i am not a person who does not believe in fighting/violence.
    sixth stanza- if someone attached the U.S. I would be fighting in the war.
    seventh stanza- even if they brought planes with bombs and helicopters and napalm (a fire catalyst).
    eighth stanza- show the generals their lies. they don't have the right weapons
    ninth stanza- you need to have common sense for defense. They don't have right protection (armor).
    tenth stanza- the world needs to learn some rules that are universal
    eleventh stanza- If you support the U.S. then bring our soldiers home from the Vietnam war.
  • Question:-When Pete Seeger appeared before the House Committee in 1955, he refused to answer based on?
    the Fifth Amendment, which says you can't be forced to testify against yourself.
    the First Amendment which guarantees freedom of speech.
    the Sixth Amendment, which guarantees a speedy trial by an impartial jury.
    the Fourth Amendment, which guards against unreasonable search and seizure.

    Answer:-Seeger refused to testify on the basis of the First Amendment. He was convicted of contempt of congress, but his conviction was overturned.
  • Question:-Tonights birthday show for Pete Seeger at madison square garden?
    what a great show,

    why wasn't Bob Dylan Present.
    I remember back in 1963 Bob Dylan Pete Seeger , Joan Baez as friends, they were part of the same time and music.
    i know that Bob dylan left the folk music and went into rock
    after Maggie's farm, but...............

    did they have a falling out?

    Answer:-I think Dylan is touring right now. I'm jealous, it must've been a helluva show!
  • Question:-What is the difference and what are simularities of Pete Seeger and John proctor from the crucible?

  • Question:-When Pete Seeger appeared before the House Committee on Un-American Activities in 1955....?
    When Pete Seeger appeared before the House Committee on Un-American Activities in 1955, he refused to answer the committee's questions about his personal beliefs. He based his refusal on:

    A. The Declaration of Independence, which asserts the rights of life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness.

    B. the First Amendment, which guarantees freedom of speech.

    C. the Gettysburg Address, which says that a government of the people, by the people, for the people, shall not perish from the earth.

    D. the Seventh Amendment, which guarantees the right to a trial by jury.

    Answer:-E. Being a vile, mentally ill old marxist who is ashamed of his sick beliefs?
  • Question:-Since Pete Seeger sang "If I had a Hammer" should the new song be If I had a Shovel for the Shovel ready jobs?
    I'd Shovel out Bankers I'd shovel out Brokers I'd shovel out jobs for you and me all over this land.

    Answer:-Maybe after the economy completely craps out we'll be living in an Amish Paradise together?

    Btw, great question, great lyrics.
  • Question:-Should Pete Seeger get some sort of lifetime achievement award?
    the guy is still kicking around. He has been tweaking the powers that be with his music since the depression. He always stood up for the averae guy. I hsve always admired the way he used misic to caryy a message and get people involved. What would be a good award for a guy like him? Or should he even get an award?

    Answer:-Congressional medal of Honor
    Nobel Peace Prize
    And a big Thank You! for speaking truth to power.

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