Born on a Thursday #45 – Brother Can You Spare a Song?

So long Pete Seeger! Thank you for your voice and your heart! I never had much, but I did have music, and music is what kept me going when the world was a cold cold place. I remember freezing and starving on the Lower East Side, but the spirit of music kept me going.

You believed music could save the world – and it saved mine.

I am grateful for your life, Mr. Seeger, bodhisattva, and all those you’ve inspired.

I don’t know whether to smile or cry.

Peter Seeger's Banjo

and – The Weavers!


and – Peter, Paul, and Mary


and – Bob Dylan


and – Woodie Guthrie

Woody Guthrie canvas print by Obey
* Forgive me for not posting photography sources – I could not find them. Please message me if you know any of the photographers who created these images.