I heard Pete Seeger many times, but the most stirring was his 1948 appearance in Buffalo, N.Y., at a rally for Henry Wallace.
In 1952 the Weavers sang at my high school. What an eye-opener it was for me!
I heard about Pete Seeger's death while driving to downtown Philadelphia. If I wasn't on the expressway, I would have pulled over to wipe my eyes and clear my head.
After an unimpressive season last year "American Idol" is making a comeback in 2011 and many of the performances so far have been nothing short of stellar.
There is truly something missing on American Idol this year.