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Music from the True Vine: Mike Seeger's Life and Musical Journey

Bill C. Malone

Abstract

Few people have heard of Mike Seeger (1933–2009), who is the brother of the far more well-known American folk singers Pete and Peggy Seeger. Seeger's “potentially more inclusive” work did not reach a large audience, although musicians as diverse as Bob Dylan, The Grateful Dead, and his brother Pete Seeger acknowledge his major contribution in preserving and chronicling the roots of American southern music. The multi-talented Mike Seeger was born to musicologists Charles and Ruth Crawford Seeger and was a musician and scholar who founded the influential folk group, New Lost City Ramblers. This ... More

Keywords: Pete Seger, American folk music, southerners, southern folk music, Peggy Seger, Mike Seger, bluegrass, New Lost City Ramblers

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2011 Print ISBN-13: 9780807835104
Published to North Carolina Scholarship Online: July 2014 DOI:10.5149/9780807869406_malone

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Bill C. Malone, author