Pete Seeger

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Last Monday night, the world lost one of the most influential and iconic singer-songwriters of all time.  Pete Seeger died in his sleep at the age of 94.  Known as much for his activism as he was for penning some of America's most beloved folk songs, Pete Seeger inspired countless musicians through his life's work.  While Bob Dylan, Bruce Springsteen, and Joan Baez are just a few of his more obvious proteges, it would likely be easier to come up with a list of American musicians who were not influenced by Seeger rather than those who were.