Thursday, January 30, 2014

January's Underappreciated Music: The Links (Pete Seeger memorial edition)

Arlo Guthrie and Pete Seeger
The monthly assembly of undervalued and often nearly "lost" music, or simply music the blogger in question wants to remind you reader/listeners of....and sparing a thought for the family and friends of Pete Seeger.

Patti Abbott: Tuesday Night Music; Friday Night Music; Saturday Night Music; Kurt Weill songs; Opening Credits and Theme Songs

Brian Arnold: The Monkees featuring Neil Young: "You and I"

Bill Crider: Song of the Day; Pete Seeger

The Weavers: the early performance "videos"/promo films

Jeff Gemmill: Susanna Hoffs and Matthew Sweet: Under the Covers

Lee Hartsfeld: "Christ is King" (1908 hymn)

Jerry House: Eric Von Schmidt; Pete Seeger; Hymn Time 

Doc Watson, Pete Seeger, Sweet Honey In The Rock, The Little Red School House Chorus: "This Land Is Your Land"

Randy Johnson: Motorhead: "Whorehouse Blues"

George Kelley: Boston: Life, Hope and Love; Sharon Jones and Dap-Kings: Give the People What They Want

Evan Lewis: Fess Parker: "The Ballad of Kit Carson"

Fred Hellerman and Pete Seeger: "The Frozen Logger"

Todd Mason: Pete Seeger; some Third Stream music; some jazz vocalists (and some organists); King Day Music Club; some 1960s Continental European television of British, US and Brazilian rock (and some Ace of Cups [and Abbey Lincoln] and Luv'd Ones to go with Fanny);  "Mbube">"Wimoweh">"The Lion Sleeps Tonight"

Lawrence Person: Shoegazer Sunday

D. B. Reilly: "Untie Me"

Charlie Ricci: The Saw Doctors: New Year's Day Deodato: Prelude; D. B. Reilly: Cross My Heart + Hope to Die

Kelly Robinson: Quincy Jones: "Ironside"

Chuck Rothman: John B. Sebastian  (courtesy Bill Crider)


Jerry House said...

And then there's this:

Todd Mason said...

Ha. Oddly, Seeger wasn't Elzie Segar, creator of Popeye, either...and was never known, afaik, to say, I yam what I yam...

Nor was he even his sister Peggy, his brother Mike, nor his father Charles...