Legendary Folk Singer Pete Seeger, Dies at 94 – RIP
Pete Seeger, folk music legend, died Monday (Jan. 27) at the age of 94.
Seeger, according to Fox News “performed with the great minstrel Woody Guthrie in his younger days and marched with Occupy Wall Street protesters in his 90s… He wrote or co-wrote “If I Had a Hammer,” “Turn, Turn, Turn,” “Where Have All the Flowers Gone” and “Kisses Sweeter Than Wine.”
The House Un-American Activities Committee in 1955 investigated Seeger calling him a Communist. He was charged with contempt of Congress, but the sentence was overturned on appeal.
Seeger’s grandson, Kitama Cahill-Jackson said Seeger died peacefully in his sleep. Family members were with him.