Rainbow Race: What we need now is Pete Seeger’s Song

Rainbow Race: What we need now is Pete Seeger’s Song

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Pete Seeger’s Rainbow Race is a song that Seeger wrote and performed about the need for people to come together to solve problems. In the song, Seeger sings about how people of different races can work together to create a better world.

After another school massacre, our country needs a quantum shift, a new frame of mind. Pete Seeger’s Rainbow Race can help reset America.

In a world that is increasingly divided, we need to find ways to come together and work towards solutions. Rainbow Race can help us do that.

by David Stone

for Assorted Ideas, Large & Small

The Rainbow Race

One blue sky above us

One ocean lapping all our shores

One earth so green and brown

Who could ask for more

Let’s learn the lessons. We can build a world where we all can win. Pete Seeger’s Rainbow Race can help us get there.

Who was Pete Seeger?

Pete Seeger was an American folk singer and social activist. He was a member of the folk group The Weavers and helped popularize folk music in the United States. He also wrote many songs, including “Turn! Turn! Turn!”, which became a hit for the Byrds.

Pete Seeger was born on May 3, 1919, in New York City. He comes from a musical family—his father was a violinist and his mother a singer. Seeger learned to play the banjo and the guitar as a child.

He became interested in folk music after hearing some of the songs that Woody Guthrie wrote. In 1940, he met Guthrie and they became friends.

In 1947, Seeger joined the folk group The Weavers. The group had hits with songs like “On Top of Old Smokey” and “If I Had a Hammer.” They were blacklisted during the McCarthy era for their left-wing views.

After the Weavers disbanded in 1952, Seeger continued to perform and record as a solo artist. He also became involved in civil rights and environmental movements. In the 1960s, he wrote songs like “Where Have All the Flowers Gone?” and “We Shall Overcome.”

Pete Seeger died on January 27, 2014, at the age of 94.

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