Where Have All the Flowers Gone: A Singalong Memoir

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W. W. Norton, 2009 - Music - 313 pages
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Originally published in 1993, this is the essential book by and about Pete Seeger for those who admire him and love his music. From the 1940s when he began playing with Woody Guthrie and Lead Belly, through his fifty years of activism, Seeger has always held the belief that everyone should be able to participate in making music, and this musical memoir is the perfect place to start.

This revised and expanded volume--including a CD with examples from 267 songs--shares the personal stories and historical context surrounding some of Seeger's most familiar and beloved tunes. Commenting on everything from songwriting to social activism, this autobiographical songbook includes lyrics, music, and chords to more than 300 songs, plus personal observations, anecdotes, and more than 100 photos and drawings.

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Review: Where Have All the Flowers Gone?: A Singer's Stories, Songs, Seeds, Robberies

User Review  - Kai - Goodreads

A lovely songbook filled with music, insights, history and philosophy, a must read for those who love Pete Seeger's music Read full review

Review: Where Have All the Flowers Gone?: A Singer's Stories, Songs, Seeds, Robberies

User Review  - Happy - Goodreads

A book you can have fun in, learn a great deal of history, and learn some of the greatest songs ever writen, and how to write your own. A rare find Read full review

About the author (2009)

Legendary folksinger and peace advocate Pete Seeger (1919--2014) issued approximately one hundred records and wrote or worked on dozens of books, and collaborated on numerous radical songbooks and articles.

Michael Miller attended the prestigious Jazz Studies Program at the Indiana University School of Music. A former percussion instructor and working drummer, he is also an accomplished composer and arranger. He is the author of more than 30 computer, music and business books including "The Complete Idiot's Guide to Playing Drums, 2E"; "The Complete Idiot's Guide(r) to Music Theory"; and "The Complete Idiot's Guide(r) to Singing" with Phyllis Fulford.

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