The Resource Pete Seeger (DVD) : the power of song, producers, Jim Brown, Michael Cohl, William Eigen ; executive producers, Norman Lear, Toshi Seeger ; director, Jim Brown ; produced by Concert Productions International in association with PBS/Thirteen WNET's American masters, (videorecordingDVD)

Pete Seeger (DVD) : the power of song, producers, Jim Brown, Michael Cohl, William Eigen ; executive producers, Norman Lear, Toshi Seeger ; director, Jim Brown ; produced by Concert Productions International in association with PBS/Thirteen WNET's American masters, (videorecordingDVD)

Label
Pete Seeger (DVD) : the power of song
Title
Pete Seeger (DVD)
Title remainder
the power of song
Statement of responsibility
producers, Jim Brown, Michael Cohl, William Eigen ; executive producers, Norman Lear, Toshi Seeger ; director, Jim Brown ; produced by Concert Productions International in association with PBS/Thirteen WNET's American masters
Title variation
Power of song
Contributor
Director
Musician
Producer
Vocalist
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Chronicles the life of Pete Seeger, the American singer/songwriter, who was a leader of the mid-20th century American folk music revival and wrote some of its best known songs. Also looks at his work as a labor and political activist and his experiences of being picketed, blacklisted, and banned from commercial television. Features archival footage and interviews with his family, including wife Toshi, and other musicians
Related
Member of
Characteristic
  • chart
  • videorecording
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American masters (Television program)
Credits note
Editors: Sam Pollard, Jason L. Pollard
Language note
Closed-captioned
PerformerNote
Pete Seeger
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  • 1950-
  • 1919-2014
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  • Brown, Jim
  • Cohl, Michael
  • Eigen, William
  • Seeger, Pete
  • Concert Productions International
  • Public Broadcasting Service (U.S.)
  • WNET (Television station : New York, N.Y.)
Runtime
100
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  • Seeger, Pete
  • Folk singers
  • Political activists
  • Folk musicians
  • Composers
  • Folk songs, English
Target audience
adult
Technique
live action
Label
Pete Seeger (DVD) : the power of song, producers, Jim Brown, Michael Cohl, William Eigen ; executive producers, Norman Lear, Toshi Seeger ; director, Jim Brown ; produced by Concert Productions International in association with PBS/Thirteen WNET's American masters, (videorecordingDVD)
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • Originally broadcast on PBS as an episode of the television program American masters in 2007
  • Widescreen format; Dolby digital 5.1 surround or stereo
  • Title of accompanying sound disc: Music from Pete Seeger, the power of song. Vol. 1
  • Special features include: Strawberry Festival (featurette); Pete making a salad (featurette); How to play the 5-string banjo (a film by Pete and Toshi Seeger); Guantanamera (featurette)
Accompanying material
1 sound disc (approximately 60 min. ; 4 3/4 in.) + 1 insert.
Capture and storage technique
unknown
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
mixed
Configuration of playback channels
  • quadrophonic multichannel or surround
  • unknown
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • DVD: Pete's early years -- Pete discovers the banjo -- The middle class discovers folk --- The Almanac Singers -- Pete and Toshi -- People's songs/Wallace campaign -- Living in the country -- Peekskill riots -- The Weavers -- House Un-American Activities Committee -- How to play the 5-string banjo/blacklist -- World trip -- Folk revival -- Hootenanny/Rainbow quest -- We shall overcome : civil rights movement -- Vietnam era -- Clearwater -- Getting the people to sing -- Kennedy Center honors -- Carnegie Hall -- Participation is going to save the human race
  • (1:08)
  • Tzena Tzena
  • trad.
  • (The Weavers)
  • (1:12)
  • Goodnight Irene
  • H. Leadbelly, J.A. Lomax
  • (The Weavers)
  • (3:32)
  • (I dreamed I saw) Joe Hill
  • Music CD:
  • A. Hayes, E. Robinson
  • (Paul Robeson)
  • (2:40)
  • Jacob's ladder
  • P. Seeger, trad.
  • (Pete Seeger)
  • (3:28)
  • Pretty Polly
  • trad.
  • (Pete Seeger)
  • Union train
  • (3:38)
  • Jesu, joy of man's desiring
  • J.S. Bach
  • (Pete Seeger)
  • (0:59)
  • Union maid
  • W. Guthrie
  • (Pete Seeger)
  • (2:49)
  • Passing through
  • W. Guthrie
  • D. Blakeslee
  • (Pete Seeger)
  • (2:49)
  • This land is your land
  • W. Guthrie
  • (Pete Seeger)
  • (2:47)
  • Kisses sweeter than wine
  • R. Gilbert ... et al.
  • (Pete Seeger)
  • (The Almanac Singers)
  • (3:44)
  • Little boxes
  • M. Reynolds
  • (Pete Seeger)
  • (1:49)
  • Where have all the flowers gone?
  • P. Seeger
  • (Pete Seeger)
  • (2:03)
  • We shall overcome
  • (2:17)
  • Guy Carawan ... et al.
  • (Pete Seeger)
  • (4:41)
  • Turn! Turn! Turn!
  • (To everything there is a season)
  • P. Seeger, trad.
  • (Pete Seeger)
  • (3:33)
  • Cindy
  • trad.
  • Round and round Hitler's grave
  • (Pete Seeger, Brownie McGhee, Sonny Terry)
  • (3:38)
  • Waist deep in the Big Muddy
  • P. Seeger
  • (Pete Seeger)
  • (2:55)
  • My dirty stream
  • (The Hudson River song)
  • P. Seeger
  • (Pete Seeger)
  • W. Guthrie, M. Lampell, P. Seeger
  • (2:15)
  • The water is wide
  • trad.
  • new verse by P. Seeger
  • (Pete Seeger)
  • (6:14)
  • To my old brown earth
  • P. Seeger
  • (Pete Seeger)
  • (4:08)
  • (The Almanac Singers)
  • Bring them home (if you love your Uncle Sam)
  • P. Seeger
  • (Pete Seeger, Billy Bragg, Ani DiFranco, Steve Earle)
  • (3:45)
  • Bring them home (if you love your Uncle Sam)
  • (live 1970)
  • P. Seeger
  • (Pete Seeger)
  • (3:13)
Control code
sky232239251
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. +
Dimensions
  • other
  • 4 3/4 in. or 12 cm. diameter
Edition
2 disc special edition.
Extent
1 videodisc (approximately 100 min.)
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
895834001053
Other physical details
sound, color with black & white sequences
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
  • videodisc
  • sound disc
System details
DVD. NTSC. Region 1
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable
Video recording format
DVD
Label
Pete Seeger (DVD) : the power of song, producers, Jim Brown, Michael Cohl, William Eigen ; executive producers, Norman Lear, Toshi Seeger ; director, Jim Brown ; produced by Concert Productions International in association with PBS/Thirteen WNET's American masters, (videorecordingDVD)
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • Originally broadcast on PBS as an episode of the television program American masters in 2007
  • Widescreen format; Dolby digital 5.1 surround or stereo
  • Title of accompanying sound disc: Music from Pete Seeger, the power of song. Vol. 1
  • Special features include: Strawberry Festival (featurette); Pete making a salad (featurette); How to play the 5-string banjo (a film by Pete and Toshi Seeger); Guantanamera (featurette)
Accompanying material
1 sound disc (approximately 60 min. ; 4 3/4 in.) + 1 insert.
Capture and storage technique
unknown
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
mixed
Configuration of playback channels
  • quadrophonic multichannel or surround
  • unknown
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • DVD: Pete's early years -- Pete discovers the banjo -- The middle class discovers folk --- The Almanac Singers -- Pete and Toshi -- People's songs/Wallace campaign -- Living in the country -- Peekskill riots -- The Weavers -- House Un-American Activities Committee -- How to play the 5-string banjo/blacklist -- World trip -- Folk revival -- Hootenanny/Rainbow quest -- We shall overcome : civil rights movement -- Vietnam era -- Clearwater -- Getting the people to sing -- Kennedy Center honors -- Carnegie Hall -- Participation is going to save the human race
  • (1:08)
  • Tzena Tzena
  • trad.
  • (The Weavers)
  • (1:12)
  • Goodnight Irene
  • H. Leadbelly, J.A. Lomax
  • (The Weavers)
  • (3:32)
  • (I dreamed I saw) Joe Hill
  • Music CD:
  • A. Hayes, E. Robinson
  • (Paul Robeson)
  • (2:40)
  • Jacob's ladder
  • P. Seeger, trad.
  • (Pete Seeger)
  • (3:28)
  • Pretty Polly
  • trad.
  • (Pete Seeger)
  • Union train
  • (3:38)
  • Jesu, joy of man's desiring
  • J.S. Bach
  • (Pete Seeger)
  • (0:59)
  • Union maid
  • W. Guthrie
  • (Pete Seeger)
  • (2:49)
  • Passing through
  • W. Guthrie
  • D. Blakeslee
  • (Pete Seeger)
  • (2:49)
  • This land is your land
  • W. Guthrie
  • (Pete Seeger)
  • (2:47)
  • Kisses sweeter than wine
  • R. Gilbert ... et al.
  • (Pete Seeger)
  • (The Almanac Singers)
  • (3:44)
  • Little boxes
  • M. Reynolds
  • (Pete Seeger)
  • (1:49)
  • Where have all the flowers gone?
  • P. Seeger
  • (Pete Seeger)
  • (2:03)
  • We shall overcome
  • (2:17)
  • Guy Carawan ... et al.
  • (Pete Seeger)
  • (4:41)
  • Turn! Turn! Turn!
  • (To everything there is a season)
  • P. Seeger, trad.
  • (Pete Seeger)
  • (3:33)
  • Cindy
  • trad.
  • Round and round Hitler's grave
  • (Pete Seeger, Brownie McGhee, Sonny Terry)
  • (3:38)
  • Waist deep in the Big Muddy
  • P. Seeger
  • (Pete Seeger)
  • (2:55)
  • My dirty stream
  • (The Hudson River song)
  • P. Seeger
  • (Pete Seeger)
  • W. Guthrie, M. Lampell, P. Seeger
  • (2:15)
  • The water is wide
  • trad.
  • new verse by P. Seeger
  • (Pete Seeger)
  • (6:14)
  • To my old brown earth
  • P. Seeger
  • (Pete Seeger)
  • (4:08)
  • (The Almanac Singers)
  • Bring them home (if you love your Uncle Sam)
  • P. Seeger
  • (Pete Seeger, Billy Bragg, Ani DiFranco, Steve Earle)
  • (3:45)
  • Bring them home (if you love your Uncle Sam)
  • (live 1970)
  • P. Seeger
  • (Pete Seeger)
  • (3:13)
Control code
sky232239251
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. +
Dimensions
  • other
  • 4 3/4 in. or 12 cm. diameter
Edition
2 disc special edition.
Extent
1 videodisc (approximately 100 min.)
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
895834001053
Other physical details
sound, color with black & white sequences
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
  • videodisc
  • sound disc
System details
DVD. NTSC. Region 1
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable
Video recording format
DVD

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