MAR 1, 2016 – JTMP supporter James Napoli turned us on to his cool blog, that is an Oral History going into detail about how Bernie Sanders ended up doing a reggae version of “We Shall Overcome” and other musical-activist songs way back in 1987, with 30 other Vermont musicians. People involved share their stories, with all […]
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Fiery Independent Socialist Sings Seeger and Guthrie Songs August 4, 2015 – Bernie Sanders, the fiery Independent Socialist from Vermont that is currently running for for the Democratic nomination for the 2016 Presidential election, recorded a folk music album back in 1987 singing great social-activist folk songs from the greats such as Pete Seeger and Woody […]
OCT 22, 2011 – Pete Seeger, along with grandson and musician Tao Rodriguez Seeger, 60s activist musician Arlo Guthrie, composer David Amram, and bluesman Guy Davis joined a crowd of a thousand or so Occupy Wall Street protesters in a march from Symphony Space to Columbus Circle. They sang protest and activist songs as they marched, and then they all sang "We Shall Overcome" at Columbus Circle. Watch the footage below.