Still Going Strong
Grammy-winning PETE is an all-new album by American legend Pete Seeger,
accompanied by a host of friends, and produced by Paul Winter for Living
Music Records (LMUS 0032).
Playing masterful banjo and 12-string guitar, Pete sings with gusto and
soul on the Grammy-winning album's 18 tracks, which include many of his
timeless classics such as:
My Rainbow Race
Old Devil Time
Kisses Sweeter Than Wine
Of Time and Rivers Flowing
To Everyone In All The World
Well May the World Go (in which he plays dueling banjos with Paul
PETE also contains the traditional ballads "How Can I Keep from
Singing" and "The Water is Wide"; Leroy Carr's great blues
number "In the Evening"; the activist rap song "Garbage";
and three songs recorded here for the first time: "Huddie Ledbetter
Was a Helluva Man," "Natural History (Spider's Web)", and
Don West's anthem on Beethoven's "Ode to Joy."
On February 26 1997, it was announced that PETE had won a prestigious
Grammy Award for Best Traditional Folk Album of 1996.
Pete and Toshi Seeger joined album-producer Paul Winter and the Living
Music team at the Grammy Awards Ceremony in New York. Pete's musical influence was aknowledged and Pete was given a standing ovation when he collected the award.