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Pete Seeger's Guitar Guide for Folk Singers

Pete Seeger: Pete Seeger's Guitar Guide for Folk Singers (Topic 12T20)

The Folk Singer's Guitar Guide
An Introduction Record by Pete Seeger

Folkways Records CRB 1 (LP, UK, 1955)
Smithsonian Folkways FW08354 (CD/download, USA, 2006 or earlier)

Pete Seeger: Pete Seeger's Guitar Guide for Folk Singers (Topic 12T20)

Pete Seeger's Guitar Guide for Folk Singers
Pete Seeger

Topic Records 12T20 (LP, UK, 1958)

Pete Seeger's Guitar Guide
Pete Seeger

Transatlantic Records XTRA 1034 (LP, UK, 1966)

Pete Seeger: Pete Seeger's Guitar Guide for Folk Singers (Topic 12T20)
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An instructional record with tutor, demonstrating folk-style guitar technique.

A Folkways (USA) Recording; recorded by Moses Ash;
Topic sleeve design by Gloria Leader

Liner notes (PDF) at Smithsonian Global Sound

Musicians

Pete Seeger, voice, guitar

Tracks

Side 1Side 2
  1. Tuning Up (2.49)
  2. The First Chord (1.59)
  3. Two More Chords (2.02)
  4. Use of the Capo (2.16)
  5. Methods of Strumming (2.30)
  6. Bass Runs (3.03)
  7. Bass Countermelody (0.53)
  1. The “Church Lick” and “Hammering On” (2.21)
  2. The Blues (3.38)
  3. Two Finger Picking (2.14)
  4. Other Tunings (3.49)
  5. A Hint of Flamenco (1.54)
  6. A Rumba Rhythm (1.47)
  7. The Mexican Blues (2.18)

> Folk Music > Records > Pete Seeger's Five String Banjo Tutor

Pete Seeger's Five String Banjo Tutor

Pete Seeger: Pete Seeger's Five String Banjo Tutor (Topic 12T23)

Pete Seeger's Five String Banjo Tutor
Pete Seeger

Topic Records 10T23 (10" LP, UK, 1958)
Topic Records 12T23 (LP, UK, 1958)

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An instructional record with booklet demonstrating folk style banjo techniques.

A Folkways (USA) Recording; recorded by Moses Ash

Musicians

Pete Seeger, vocals, banjo

Tracks

Side 1Side 2
  1. Tuning Up
  2. A Basic Strum
  3. The Fifth String
  4. Hammering On
  5. Pulling Off
  6. Double Thumbing
  7. Frailing
  8. Clawhammer
  1. Loud Strum
  2. Fast Melody
  3. Tremolo
  4. Roll
  5. 3/4 and 6/8 Time
  6. Blues and Jazz
  7. Spanish and South American

> Folk Music > Records > Pete Seeger: Pete and Five Strings

Pete Seeger: Pete and Five Strings

Pete Seeger: Pete and Five Strings (Topic TOP33)

Pete and Five Strings
Pete Seeger

Topic Records TOP33 (EP, UK, 1958)

Pete Seeger: Pete and Five Strings (Topic TOP33)
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© Recording 1950 by Folkways Records & Service Corp., New York;
Notes by Karl Dallas

Musicians

Pete Seeger, vocals, banjo

Tracks

Side 1Side 2
  1. Penny's Farm (Roud 6687)
  2. John Riley (Roud 270; Laws M8; G/D 1:22)
  3. Rissolty Rossolty (Roud 7193)
  1. The Jam on Gerry's Rocks (Roud 256; Laws C1; G/D 2:230)
  2. Come All Ye Fair and Tender Ladies (Roud 451)
  3. Git Along Little Dogies (Roud 827)

> Folk Music > Records > Hootenanny N.Y.C.

Hootenanny N.Y.C.

Pete Seeger, Sonny Terry, Bob de Cormier, Jerry Silverman: Hootenanny N.Y.C. (Topic TOP37)

Hootenanny N.Y.C.
Pete Seeger, Sonny Terry, Bob de Cormier, Jerry Silverman

Topic Records TOP37 (EP, UK, 1958)

Pete Seeger, Sonny Terry, Bob de Cormier, Jerry Silverman: Hootenanny N.Y.C. (Topic TOP37)
Pete Seeger, Sonny Terry, Bob de Cormier, Jerry Silverman: Hootenanny N.Y.C. (Topic TOP37)

Original cover design by Fredun Shapur

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Musicians

Pete Seeger, vocals, banjo [1-3, 5];
Sonny Terry [1, 4];
Bob de Cormier [3];
Jerry Silverman [1]

Tracks

Side 1Side 2
  1. [JS, PS, ST] Mule Skinner Blues (Roud 3437)
  2. [PS] Talking Union Blues
  1. [BdC, PS] Dark As a Dungeon (Roud 6392)
  2. [ST] California Blues (Roud 11804)
  3. [PS] Wimoweh

Track 1 Jimmie Rodgers, George Vaughan;
Track 2 Millard Lampell, Lee Hays, Pete Seeger;
Tracks 3, 4 Merle Travis;
Track 5 Paul Campbell, Solomon Linda

> Folk Music > Records > Pete Seeger: Singalong Sanders Theatre, 1980

Singalong Sanders Theatre, 1980

Pete Seeger: Singalong Sanders Theatre, 1980 (Smithsonian Folkways SF 40027/8)

Singalong Sanders Theatre, 1980
Pete Seeger

Folkways 36055 (2 LP, USA, 1980)
Smithsonian Folkways SF 20047/8 (2 CD/download, USA, 1992)

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Recorded live at Sanders Theatre, Cambridge, Massachusetts, 1980

Musicians

Peter Seeger, vocals, guitar, recorder;
Louis Killen, vocals [13];
Audience chorus

Tracks

CD 1CD 2
  1. Introduction (0.30)
  2. John Henry (Roud 790; Laws I1) (3.51)
  3. Introduction to song (0.52)
  4. Go Tell Aunt Rhodie (Roud 3346) (2.26)
  5. Lonesome Valley (Roud 7098) (3.55)
  6. Amazing Grace (Roud 5430) (6.04)
  7. Recorder Improvisation (2.05)
  8. The Internationale (5.12)
  9. Old Time Religion (Roud 6423) (3.11)
  10. Introduction to song (0.29)
  11. Down-a-Down (3.27)
  12. Introduction to Louis Killen (2.03)
  13. Rothesay-O (Roud 2142) (2.19)
  14. Introduction to song (1.31)
  15. The Old Settler's Song (Roud 10032) (3.04)
  16. Introduction to song (1.27)
  17. Acres of Clams (2.24)
  18. Abiyoyo (5.11)
  19. Teaching Song (3.15)
  20. Cristo Ya Nació (5.10)
  1. Sicilian Tarantella (1.36)
  2. Introduction to song (4.36)
  3. Homestead Strike Song (3.30)
  4. Introduction to song (0.40)
  5. The Young Woman Who Swallowed a Lie (3.54)
  6. Introduction to song (2.42)
  7. We Shall Not Be Moved (4.20)
  8. Introduction to song (2.38)
  9. Somagwaza (1.36)
  10. Introduction to song (2.31)
  11. Run Come See the Sun (1.42)
  12. If I Had a Hammer (Hammer Song) (2.12)
  13. Introduction to song (1.51)
  14. The Water Is Wide (Roud 87; Child 204) (6.42)
  15. Old Devil Time (2.53)
  16. Hole in the Bucket (Roud 17845) (2.47)
  17. Jacob's Ladder (3.29)
  18. Oh, What a Beautiful City (Twelve Gates to the City) (3.40)
  19. Song Introduction (0.45)
  20. Little Birdie (Roud 5742) (2.41)
  21. Greensleeves (Roud V19581) (2.20)

> Folk Music > Records > Where Have All the Flowers Gone? - The Songs of Pete Seeger

Where Have All the Flowers Gone? - The Songs of Pete Seeger

Where Have All the Flowers Gone? - The Songs of Pete Seeger

Where Have All the Flowers Gone?
The Songs of Pete Seeger

Various Artists

Appleseed Recordings 1024 (2 CD, USA, 1998)
Wundertüte TÜT 72.177-1 (2 CD, Germany, 1998?)

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Tracks

CD 1

  1. Tommy Sands with Dolores Keane & Vedran Smailovic: Where Have All the Flowers Gone (6.24)
  2. Jackson Browne & Bonnie Raitt: Kisses Sweeter Than Wine (4.44)
  3. John Gorka: The Water Is Wide (Roud 87; Child 204) (4.29)
  4. Richie Havens: Of Time and Rivers Flowing (2.29)
  5. Ami DiFranco: My Name Is Lisa Kalvelage (4.51)
  6. Bruce Cockburn: Turn, Turn, Turn (4.43)
  7. Tish Hinojosa: Festival of Flowers (4.11)
  8. Sweet Honey in the Rock: Step by Step (1.53)
  9. Studs Terkel: Blessed Be the Nation (1.30)
  10. Billy Bragg & Eliza Carthy: My Father's Mansions (2.54)
  11. Greg Brown: Sailing Down My Golden River (3.50)
  12. Tony Trischka Band: Goofing Off Suite (6.26)
  13. Kim & Reggie Harris with Magpie: Those Three Are on My Mind (3.28)
  14. Cordelia's Dad: How Can I Keep From Singing (3.28)
  15. Peter, Paul & Mary: All Mixed Up (3.55)
  16. Ronnie Gilbert with Robin Flower & Libby McLaren: Empty Pocket Blues (2.40)
  17. Tom Paxton: Get Up and Go (3.13)
  18. John Stewart: Old Riley (3.29)
  19. Nanci Griffith and Friends: If I Had a Hammer (2.47)
  20. The Weavers: Wimoweh (1.55)

CD 2

  1. Bruce Springsteen: We Shall Overcome (4.40)
  2. Roger McGuinn: Bells of Rhymney (3.52)
  3. Judy Collins: Oh Had I a Golden Thread (5.01)
  4. Guy Davis: False from True (5.23)
  5. Indigo Girls: Letter to Eve (6.33)
  6. Dick Gaughan: Waist Deep in the Big Muddy (4.52)
  7. Tim Robbins: All My Children of the Sun (3.56)
  8. Martin Simpson: Living in the Country (3.23)
  9. Odetta: One Grain of Sand (3.09)
  10. Casey Neill: Old Father Hudson - Sailing Down Dirty Stream (5.01)
  11. John Trudell: The Torn Flag (3.32)
  12. Si Kahn with The Freighthoppers: Doublin (3.16)
  13. Cathy Fink & Marcy Marxer: To Everyone in the World (2.27)
  14. Tommy Makem: Over the Hills (2.33)
  15. Anne Hills: I Come and Stand at Every Door (2.55)
  16. Donovan: My Rainbow Race (3.11)
  17. Holly Near: Quiet Early Morning (4.48)
  18. Studs Terkel: Oh, Sacred World (0.20)
  19. Pete Seeger: And Still I Am Searching (3.14)

All tracks Pete Seeger except
Track 1 Pete Seeger, Joe Hickerson;
Track 2 Ronnie Gilbert, Lee Hays, Fred Hellerman, Pete Seeger, Huddie Ledbetter;
Track 3 trad. tune, last verse Pete Seeger;
Track 7 words Pete Seeger, music Chucho Mungo;
Track 8 unknown, music adapted by Waldemar Hille, Pete Seeger;
Track 9 Pete Seeger, Jim Musselman;
Track 13 words Frances Taylor, music Pete Seeger>;
Track 14 trad. tune, last verse Doris Plenn;
Tracks 16, 19 Lee Hays, Pete Seeger;
Track 18 trad. tune;
Track 20 Solomon Linda, Ronnie Gilbert, Lee Hays, Fred Hellerman, Pete Seeger;
Track 21 Zilphia Harton, Frank Hamilton, Guy Caravan, Peter Seeger;
Track 22 words Idris Davies, music Pete Seeger>;
Track 31 words Pete Seeger, music Mark Shark, last verse John Trudell;
Tracks 32, 34 trad. tune, words Pete Seeger;
Track 35, Nazim Hikmet, Jeannette Turner, James Walters, Pete Seeger

> Folk Music > Records > If I Had a Song - The Songs of Pete Seeger Vol. 2

If I Had a Song… - The Songs of Pete Seeger Vol. 2

If I Had a Song… - The Songs of Pete Seeger Vol. 2

If I Had a Song…
The Songs of Pete Seeger Vol. 2

Various Artists

Appleseed Recordings (CD, USA, 2001)
Wundertüte TÜT 72.199 (CD, Germany, 2001)

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Tracks

  1. Jackson Browne and Joan Baez: Guantanamera (6.33)
  2. Billy Bragg with Eliza Carthy: If I Had a Hammer (3.05)
  3. John Wesley Harding and the Minus 5: Words, Words, Words (2.58)
  4. Steve Earle: Walking Down Death Row (3.46)
  5. Dar Williams and Toshi Reagon: Oh, Had I a Golden Thread (5.13)
  6. Arlo Guthrie and Pete Seeger: 66 Highway Blues (2.18)
  7. John McCutcheon and Corey Harris: Talking Union (4.59)
  8. Moxy Früvous: Maple Syrup Time (3.33)
  9. Eric Andersen: Snow, Snow (4.06)
  10. Kate & Anna McGarrigle: Little Boxes (Petites Boîtes) (3.36)
  11. Joel Rafael Band: Last Train to Nuremberg (4.17)
  12. Guardabarranco: You'll Sing to Me Too (3.06)
  13. Pete Seeger and Arlo Guthrie: This Old Car (2.56)
  14. Kim & Reggie Harris and Magpie: Old Devil Time (3.38)
  15. Dave Carter and Tracy Grammer: The Emperor is Naked Today-O (2.48)
  16. Larry Long and Pete Seeger: Well May the World Go (6.26)

All tracks Pete Seeger except
Track 1 Jose Fenandez Diaz, music adapt. Pete Seeger, Julian Borbon, lyrics adapt. Julian Borbon;
Track 2 Lee Hays, Pete Seeger;
Track 6 Woody Guthrie, Pete Seeger;
Track 7 Lee Hays, Millard Lampell, Pete Seeger;
Track 10 Malvina Reynolds;
Track 16 lyrics and music adapt. Pete Seeger