Pete Seeger's acknowledged major influences are Leadbelly and Woody Guthrie, and he performed their songs frequently. In 1968, Folkways Records combed through its extensive catalog of Seeger recordings to compile two collections, Pete Seeger Sings Leadbelly and Pete Seeger Sings Woody Guthrie. The Leadbelly album consists entirely of live performances, including ones drawn from Seeger shows performed with Big Bill Broonzy ("Midnight Special"), Sonny Terry ("Pick a Bale of Cotton"), and the team of Memphis Slim and Willie Dixon ("New York City")
Album · 1968 · 11 Songs. Pete Seeger: The Solo Years 1950-56. The Essential Pete Seeger. Together in Concert (Remastered 1999).
Peter Seeger (May 3, 1919 – January 27, 2014) was an American folk singer and social activist. 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
Peter Seeger (3 May 1919 – 27 January 2014) was born in New York, New York and was destined for a life in folk music. AKA: Peter Seeger and Pere Seeger. Peter Seeger (3 May 1919 – 27 January 2014) was born in New York, New York and was destined for a life in folk music. He became a protege of Woody Guthrie and in time he became one of the most famous American folk singers.
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|A3||Pick A Bale O'Cotton||1:41|
|A4||New York City||2:03|
|A5||Ha, Ha This A Way||4:00|
|B1||Bring Me Li'L' Water, Silvy||5:32|