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Pete Seeger

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Do you know the difference between education and experience? Education is when you read the fine print; experience is what you get when you don't.

— Pete Seeger

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Any darn fool can make something complex; it takes a genius to make something simple.

— Pete Seeger

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The American Indians were Communists. They were. Every anthropologist will tell you they were Communists. No rich, no poor. If somebody needed something the community chipped in.

— Pete Seeger

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I am not going to answer any questions as to my association, my philosophical or religious beliefs or my political beliefs, or how I voted in any election, or any of these private affairs.

— Pete Seeger

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Again, I say I will be glad to tell what songs I have ever sung, because singing is my business.

— Pete Seeger

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Being generous of spirit is a wonderful way to live.

— Pete Seeger

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It's a very important thing to learn to talk to people you disagree with.

— Pete Seeger

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Education is when you read the fine print. Experience is what you get if you don't.

— Pete Seeger

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Education is when you read the fine print; experience is what you get when you don't.

— Pete Seeger

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But I decline to say who has ever listened to them, who has written them, or other people who have sung them.

— Pete Seeger

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About Pete Seeger

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Early work
At four Seeger was sent away to boarding school but came home two years later when his parents learned the school had failed to inform them he had contracted scarlet fever. And it's just got four lines and it's been translated into a number of languages.

A fixture on nationwide radio in the 1940s he also had a string of hit records during the early 1950s as a member of The Weavers most notably their recording of Lead Belly's "Goodnight Irene" which topped the charts for 13 weeks in 1950. As a song writer he is best known as the author or co-author of "Where Have All the Flowers Gone?" (with Joe Hickerson) "If I Had a Hammer (The Hammer Song)" (composed with Lee Hays of The Weavers) and "Turn Turn Turn!" which have been recorded by many artists both in and outside the folk revival movement and are still sung throughout the world. In the 1960s he re-emerged on the public scene as a prominent singer of protest music in support of international disarmament civil rights and environmental causes.

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