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Local Musician Recalls Playing With Pete Seeger

Local Musician Recalls Playing With Pete Seeger
Posted January 28th, 2014 @ 10:54am by Jim Donovan

An Oneida musician has a lasting memory of a concert with legendary folk singer Pete Seeger, who died yesterday.

Sukosh Fearon says he was performing with the Syracuse Community Choir with Seeger. At one point, Sukosh says he began to play his harmonica, and Seeger looked back to see who was playing. Sukosh says Seeger grabbed him and brought him to the front of thestage. Sukosh says it was one of the best moments of his performing career, and called Seeger "the real deal."

Pete Seeger was a leader in the folk music scene in America in the 1950's and 1960's, and wrote such songs as "If I Had A Hammer," and "Where Have All The Flowers Gone." Pete Seeger was 94.

Photo Cred: Anthony Pepitone/Wikipedia

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