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A Link in the Chain

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A Link in the Chain

type:
Music
Current Status:
In Season
performer:
Pete Seeger
genre:
Folk, Reissues

We gave it an A-

Organized into batches of earnest civil rights anthems, Americana story-songs, and sing-alongs, A Link in the Chain‘s two discs capture folk’s own Mount Rushmore during his ’60s creative peak. Pete Seeger’s best-known songs are here, along with a huge, sweet dose of willful optimism for a better planet. Seeger may be a rigid purist and a less-than-virtuosic banjoist, but these recordings are one of the Left’s most enduring legacies. A-

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