8,916 total votes
Pete Seeger

Pete Seeger

Peter "Pete" Seeger was an American folk singer and 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. Members of the Weavers were blacklisted during the McCarthy Era. In the 1960s, he re-emerged on the public scene as a prominent singer of protest music in support of international disarmament, civil rights, counterculture and environmental causes. A prolific songwriter, his best-known songs include "Where Have All the Flowers Gone?", "If I Had a Hammer& ... more on Wikipedia

lists about Pete Seeger

The Best Pete Seeger Albums of All Time 22 votes Pete Seeger is widely considered one of the best folk singers of all time. List of the best Pete Seeger albums, including pi...

Pete Seeger is ranked on...

#42 of 101 The Best Political Musicians 10.5k votes Music, by it's nature, is inherently political. Musicians have been singing about the ills of society since the origins of f...
#13 of 76 The Greatest Banjo Players of All Time 8.4k votes Who are the best musicians to have ever played the banjo? The banjo is a four or five string instrument. Early versions of t...
#31 of 116 The Most Undeserving Members of the Rock Hall of Fame 206.7k votes The most undeserving members of the Rock Hall of Fame are all respectable and successful musicians and bands but quite sim...
Famous People Living With Lyme Disease 219.9k views Lyme disease is a debilitating illness caused by bacteria. Symptoms include fatigue, fever, heart palpitations, joint pain, ...
#75 of 206 The Best Indie Folk Bands & Artists 25.9k votes For years, folk music was not popular. However, during the 2000s, the subgenre indie folk began gradually building a captive...
Famous Tall Men Over 6'2 344.7k views Some of the tallest men in Hollywood may not seem so on your screen. Paired alongside other tall actors, shorts actors weari...
12 Historically Beloved Figures That J. Edgar Hoover Hated And Tried To Destroy 9.6k views For six decades, FBI Director J. Edgar Hoover was the most powerful law enforcement figure in the United States. Unfortunate...
Famous Boarding School Alumni 27.1k views List of famous people who went to boarding school, loosely ranked by fame and popularity. For hundreds of years, rich and po...
Famous People Named Peter 44.9k views List of famous people named Peter & Pete, along with photos. How many celebrities named Peter can you think of? The famo...
Celebrities Who Went to Boarding School 46.2k views List of famous people who went to boarding school ranked by fame and popularity. A boarding school is a place where students...
Famous Banjo Players 213.2k views Famous Banjo Players, with photos, is a list of the best known banjo musicians in the world. These are musicians who are mas...
#97 of 125 The Best Pop Folk Artists of All Time 28.5k votes Beginning in the 1960s, the genre known as folk pop emerged as folk music grew in popularity. While the earliest folk singer...
Kids of Dead Musicians: How Are They Doing Today? 644.8k views Music can transform the soul and the musicians who write, produce, sing, and play our favorite songs can feel like a best ...
Famous People You Didn't Know Were Unitarian 74 views Given many historical thinkers ascribed to the faith, it's no surprise there are so many famous Unitarians. From c...

Pete Seeger is also found on...

Famous People From New York City Kennedy Center Honor Winners List List of Famous Lyricists Famous People From New York List of Famous Activists Famous Film Actors From New York List of Famous Bands from New York Guest Stars on Sesame Street Famous Film Actors From Manhattan Sony Music Entertainment Complete Artist Roster List of Famous Bands from Greenwich Village Vanguard Records Complete Artist Roster Famous Avon Old Farms Alumni Folkways Records Complete Artist Roster Famous Male Lyricists Famous Male Composers