PETE SEEGER mega rare vintage RAH 1961 concert flyer


PETE SEEGER mega rare vintage RAH 1961 concert flyer

PETE SEEGER - vintage original Royal Albert Hall Nov 1961 concert flyer Up for auction is a rare original first printing concert flyer advertising American folk music icon PETE SEEGER at the Royal Albert Hall in London on November 16, 1961. A fearless warrior for social justice and the environment, Pete Seeger was born on May 3, 1919 and for nearly 70 years as a performer, he has embodied the ideals of folk music – communication, entertainment, social comment, historical continuity, inclusiveness. The songs he has written, and those he has discovered and shared, have helped preserve American cultural heritage, imprinting adults and children with the sounds, traditions and values of our global past and present. Pete’s political activism – from the Civil Rights movement and anti-McCarthyism to resistance to fascism and the wars in Vietnam and the Middle East – has become the template for subsequent generations of musicians and ordinary citizens with something to say about the world. While his frequently unpopular stances have perhaps cost him a greater and more superficial popularity through media and performance blacklisting for during the ’50s and ’60s, 92-year-old Pete’s fearless contributions have nonetheless earned him a Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award, a Harvard

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