Bruce Springsteen paid tribute to Pete Seeger, who passed away on Monday at the age of 94, at a concert in Cape Town, South Africa, yesterday. He gave a moving speech and performed 'We Shall Overcome,' which Seeger helped turn into a global anthem for human rights.
Following the death of folk icon Pete Seeger, Twitter blew up yesterday with fans paying respect . . . to Bob Seger. Apparently, some people got the 'We Shall Overcome' songsmith confused with the 'Old Time Rock & Roll' singer, who's still very much alive.
The man who could be called the father of American folk music, Pete Seeger, is certainly keeping busy. At age 93, Seeger is releasing not one, but two albums this fall. Appleseed Records will issue 'A More Perfect Union,' which features 14 new songs written by Seeger with singer-songwriter Lorre Wyatt. The album includes several duets with the likes of Bruce Springsteen, Tom Morello, Steve Earle,