Pete Seeger once said about Woody Guthrie’s music, “Any damn fool can get complicated. It takes genius to attain simplicity
Spectra Energy is leaving in its wake destroyed wetlands, clear-cut forests and increasingly endangered Hudson Valley health
Like the others, Hellerman scrambled to cobble together a living. He wrote songs, he taught guitar. Then their manager Harold
How does a privileged young man fight for social justice, rights for labor, world peace, civil rights and a clean planet
July 4 is an occasion for Americans to express their patriotism. But the ways we do so are as diverse as our nation.
The trio had been stationed at Fort Hood, Texas, and they had just been informed they were going to Vietnam. They were given a 30-day leave before they had to embark. The G.I.'s convened the press conference to perform a bold act: they intended to refuse their orders to go fight.
To get that answer one must travel with Paul Winter, from Pennsylvania through Chicago by way of Latin America, on to California and finally end up in 1966 at The Newport Folk Festival.
Sourcing and preparing your meals, sharing them with the people you love changes something in you -- it empowers you, it makes you responsible. And it creates a connection.
Clearwater, the groundbreaking environmental organization founded by Pete Seeger which spearheaded the drive for the national 1972 Clean Water Act, is in such dire financial straits that it intends to cancel or relocate its famed Hudson River Revival Festival.
They worried about Seeger's "Communistic sympathies."