Folk singer Pete Seeger dead at 94
NEW YORK - Pete Seeger, one of the most famous folk singers of our time, has died of natural causes.
Seeger was probably best known for "If I had a Hammer" and "Turn, Turn, Turn."
The 94-year-old popularized "We Shall Overcome."
Seeger was blacklisted in the McCarthy era, but decades later played at President Obama's inaugural concert.
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Seeger was still performing last year and was up for a Grammy this past Sunday.
Seeger lived in upstate Beacon and died yesterday at New York Presbyterian Hospital.