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The Bay Area Remembers Pete Seeger

January 28, 2014 | 6:11 pm

The Bay Area Remembers Pete Seeger

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The iconic musician died Jan. 27 at 94. People explain how his music and message still move them.

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Oakland’s Holy Names Preserves America’s Folk Music, Digitally

January 21, 2014 | 1:00 pm

Oakland’s Holy Names Preserves America’s Folk Music, Digitally

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Archivists work to preserve hundreds of American folk songs, and the origins of songs like “Kumbayah.”

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March 18, 2013 | 3:05 pm

Michelle Shocked Empties San Francisco Yoshi’s with Anti-Gay Remarks

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Update: Most venues listed on Michelle Shocked’s tour appear to have canceled her shows in the wake of her anti-gay remarks on Sunday in San Francisco. Original post: Folk singers just don’t get up on stage in San Francisco and rant against gays. It doesn’t happen. But on Sunday, Michelle Shocked apparently did just that. […]

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