Tag Archives: Pete Seeger


2/11/16 – Sag Mir Wo Die Blumen Sind / Where Have All The Flowers Gone?/ Qui peut dire où vont les fleurs? – Marlene Dietrich – 1963 – 1965

Marlene Dietrich sang Where Have All The Flowers Gone? in three languages – in German as Sag Mir Wo Die Blumen Sind, in English and in French as “Qui peut dire où vont les fleurs?” All three versions of the song were arranged and conducted by Burt Bacharach, The French and German versions were recorded in Paris […]


1/11/16 – Pete Seeger – Where Have All The Flowers Gone? – Live In Sweden – 1968

Where Have All the Flowers Gone? is one of the most memorable anti-war songs conceived by one of the most famous protest singers and activists, Pete Seeger, together with Joe Hickerson. The song is based on an old Russian Folk song, the first three verses were written by Seeger with more verses added by Hickerson. Possibly […]

The Essential Pete Seeger Cover Art

28/1/14 – The Essential Pete Seeger – Pete Seeger – 2013

Pete Seeger’s influence in the world is difficult to measure and Joan Baez  has been quoted as saying “We all owe our careers to him”. Protests singers, folkies, singer-songwriters like Dylan, Phil Ochs, Dave Van Ronk, Tom Paxton, Don McLean, Bruce Cockburn, Arlo Guthrie, Loudon Wainwright lll and hundreds of others all recognise his striving […]

The Byrds 1965 B:W

28/1/14 – The Byrds – Turn! Turn! Turn! – US TV – Shindig – 1965

The Byrds released their cover version of Pete Seeger’s Turn! Turn! Turn! in October 1965, reaching Number 1 in the US charts and Number 26 in the UK. The song was adapted by Seeger from the Bible – Ecclesiastes 3:1-10 below: 1 To every thing there is a season, and a time to every purpose under the heaven: 2 A […]

Toshi Seeger and Pete Seeger Pic Toshi Obit

28/1/14 – Pete Seeger – 3rd May 1919 – 27th January 2014 – Toshi Seeger – July 1st 1922- July 9th 2013

Death is inevitable, the only thing we can be sure of, clichés abound about the end of our days and we all hope to meet our maker quietly. We could also hope for a lifelong love and when we do finally leave, that we leave if not on the same bus then maybe on one that doesn’t leave […]