February 2015

Icon: Pete Seeger

Here you’ll find resources on the February 2015 Icon Pete Seeger, American folk singer/songwriter and activist who played an invaluable role in the folk movement of the ’50s and ’60s.

Listen: Hear the music of Pete Seeger on the following playlist.

Watch: See some of Seeger’s live performances over the years, and his appearances on popular TV shows.

Seeger on the Johnny Cash show in 1970:

A younger Seeger leading an audience in a performance of his iconic hit “If I Had a Hammer”:

Seeger on the ’60s television show, the Smothers Brothers, performing “Wimoweh” and “Where Have All the Flowers Gone?”:

Seeger performing in a video for the human rights organization Amnesty International in 2012:

Quiz: Test your knowledge on Seeger with this quiz.