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I have sung in hobo jungles, and I have sung for the Rockefellers, and I am proud that I have never refused to sing for anybody.

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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