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Pete Seeger Lives! On Folk Legend's 100th Birthday, Remembering How Music and Love Conquers Hate

Pete Seeger Lives! On Folk Legend's 100th Birthday, Remembering How Music and Love Conquers Hate

Doug Morris

Go tell all the little children…
[on our] one earth…give it one more try,
to show [our] Rainbow race, it’s too soon to die.
—Pete Seeger “Rainbow Race”

Today—May 3rd, 2019—marks the 100th anniversary of the birth of legendary folk singer Pete Seeger. Not just a songwriter, public citizen, educator, and activist, Seeger was also a champion of social justice, peace, worker rights, and environmental sanity.