Pete Seeger

America's Troubadour, Larry Long

Larry Long
Larry Long

Larry Long is the kind of great musician who brings musicians together, hence his collaborations known as the American Roots Revue. Studs Terkel called Larry America's Troubadour. With flavors of folk, soul, blues, rock, and Native American music, and as a deeply passionate activist, Larry helps transport hearts and create programs like Elders' Wisdom Children's Song.

Charlie King - Reprise

Charlie King

An old friend of Northern Spirit Radio, Charlie King, returns for the first time in nine years. Join us as this talented troubador shares his songs, stories, and trenchant wit with us and our listeners on Song of the Soul, tales from becoming a concientious objector as a Roman Catholic to being told by Pete Seeger to write a Woody Guthrie song.

Past/current religious/spiritual influences:


More Pete Seeger Fruits: Reggie Harris, Annie Patterson, Sarah Pirtle, & Peter Alsop

Reggie Harris
Annie Patterson
Peter Alsop
Sarah Pirtle

More fruits of the musical seeds planted by Pete Seeger over his 94 years, with guests like Reggie HarrisAnnie Patterson & Peter BloodPeter Alsop, and Sarah Pirtle (and several more folks in 2 weeks!).

Pete Seeger's Bountiful Harvest, Part 1

Leda Schubert
Joe Jencks
Charlie King
Pat Lamanna

Pete Seeger planted seeds of music & change everywhere he went, and some of that harvest is shared today (& next week) by a visit with Leda Schubert, author of Listen: How Pete Seeger Got America Singing (and also The Princess of Borscht), and musician friends of Pete's, 

Magpie's Song for the Earth - Greg Artznor - Part 2

Greg Artznor
Greg Artznor

Greg Artznor is half of Magpie, a duo aimed directly at calling the world to consciousness in terms of peace, justice, equality and care for the Earth. They work on stage and in the classroom, providing a too-seldom used window into a more honest and helpful way of seeing our history & future.

Peter Blood's Song of the Soul

Peter Blood
photo of Peter and Annie with their guitars

Peter Blood and his wife, Annie, gave the world an immense gift of music with the Rise Up Singing. Peter has a passion for leading group sing-alongs, like Pete Seeger, with whom Peter Blood has worked on Seeger's autobiography. But Peter is more than music, including social change organizing, teaching religion (Quaker) and advanced practice psychiatric nursing.

Annie Patterson's Song of the Soul

Annie Patterson
photo of Annie Patterson on her album cover

Annie Patterson is a thorough music lover, maker and sharer, with many years experience performing music in coffeehouses, clubs and festivals and with a swing group called Big Nite Out and Girls From Mars. Annie was raised Methodist, but felt, even in her teens, a tug toward the Divine presence available in silence, an attraction that led her to Quakers as an adult.

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