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  • Pete Seeger dies at 94; balladeer was America's conscience

    Pete Seeger dies at 94; balladeer was America's conscience
    Pete Seeger was a teenager in the 1930s when he heard an Appalachian balladeer perform on an old-fashioned, five-string banjo and fell in love with the instrument, the timeless melodies and, most of all, the words.
  • Rob Young's 'Electric Eden'

    Rob Young's 'Electric Eden'
    Rob Young's "Electric Eden" is a rich, overgrown garden of a book. Subtitled "Unearthing Britain's Visionary Music," its ostensible purpose is to chronicle the late 1960s/early 1970s heyday of British folk rock: artists such as Fairport Convention, Nick...

    Book review: '33 Revolutions Per Minute' by Dorian Lynskey

    Book review: '33 Revolutions Per Minute' by Dorian Lynskey
    "You say you want a revolution," John Lennon sang in 1968. "Well, you know, we all want to change the world." If not all of us, at least plenty of pop stars have, as Dorian Lynskey illustrates in his mammoth "33 Revolutions Per Minute." Starting with...

    Chan Lowe: Election post-mortem

    Chan Lowe: Election post-mortem
    To mangle an old Pete Seeger song:        Where have all the white men gone?        Long time passing        Where have all the white men gone?        Long time ago   Maybe this is the biggest lesson learned from the election—not that Obama...

    Occupy Wall Street protesters serenaded by Pete Seeger

    Occupy Wall Street protesters serenaded by Pete Seeger