in concert

in concert

So sad to learn of his death.

I was one of those young children taken to see him when he was under threat from the House Un-American Activities Committee. He must have sung children's songs, too, but what stuck with me were Woody Guthrie's "Union Maid" and Seeger's own "If I Had a Hammer." Perhaps they were children's songs back then.

The links are to early videos, before the great folk revival.

That up-lifted chin! An irreplaceable man.

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Peter D Kramer

Peter D. Kramer is a psychiatrist and author. His books include Against Depression and Listening to Prozac. His new book, Ordinarily Well, will be published by Farrar, Straus and Giroux in June.

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