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Pete Seeger at We Are One: Obama Inaugural Celebration Concert (18 Dec 2009)

Seeger and Springsteen

Pete Seeger, Tao Rodriguez-Seeger and Bruce Springsteen (and thousands more! ... up to 400,000) sang Woody Guthrie's 'This Land is Your Land' at the Lincoln Memorial Obama Inaugural Celebration Concert. They sang the extra and often censored verses Woody wrote.

Pete Seeger first sang at the Lincoln Memorial when Martin Luther King Jr made his historic 'I Have a Dream' speech on 28 August 1963 during the March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom.

Pete Seeger offered Barack Obama an "old school" method of staying in shape when the president-elect asked the 89-year-old entertainer how he stays fit.

The singer and Obama spoke after Seeger's performance of "This Land is Your Land"

Rodriguez-Seeger told the Poughkeepsie, N.Y., Journal that Obama asked Seeger how he stays so fit. According to the grandson, Seeger told Obama that he stays healthy by living out in the woods and chopping and hauling firewood.

Original song in Guthrie's handwriting 1940

this land is your land

Campaign: A Nobel Peace Prize for Pete Seeger

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