Roots Music Project http://wemu.org en Jeremy Baldwin Remembers Folk Icon, Pete Seeger http://wemu.org/post/jeremy-baldwin-remembers-folk-icon-pete-seeger <div><p style="margin-bottom: 15px; font-size: 15px; line-height: normal; font-family: Georgia; color: rgb(50, 51, 51);">Folk music icon Pete Seeger died Monday at the age of 94. 89.1 WEMU's&nbsp;Roots Music Project host, Jeremy Baldwin says Seeger's influence was huge.&nbsp;</p><p style="margin-bottom: 0px; font-size: 11px; line-height: normal; font-family: Georgia; color: rgb(191, 191, 191); min-height: 12px;">&nbsp;</p><p style="margin-bottom: 0px; font-size: 15px; line-height: normal; font-family: Georgia; color: rgb(50, 51, 51);">He adds that Seeger touched musicians no matter what their genre.&nbsp;Baldwin says nobody - except maybe for Kermit the Frog - played a bigger role in popularizing the banjo in the northern U.S. than Pete Seeger.&nbsp;Seeger's grandson, Kitama Cahill Jackson told the Associated Press and New York Times that Seeger died of natural causes. &nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;</p><p style="margin-bottom: 0px; font-size: 15px; line-height: normal; font-family: Georgia; color: rgb(50, 51, 51);">&nbsp;</p><p style="margin-bottom: 0px; font-size: 15px; line-height: normal; font-family: Georgia; color: rgb(50, 51, 51); min-height: 17px;">&nbsp;</p><p style="margin-bottom: 0px; font-size: 15px; line-height: normal; font-family: Georgia; color: rgb(12, 76, 162);"><span style="color: rgb(50, 51, 51);"><b>SEE ALSO: &nbsp;</b><a href="http://wemu.org/post/pete-seeger-folk-music-icon-and-activist-dies-94"><span style="color: rgb(12, 76, 162);">Pete Seeger, Folk Music Icon And Activist, Dies At 94</span></a>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;</span></p><div>&nbsp;</div><p style="margin-bottom: 0px; font-size: 15px; line-height: normal; font-family: Georgia; color: rgb(50, 51, 51);">Seeger's songwriting credits include "Turn! Turn! Turn!" and "Where have All the Flowers Gone?"</p></div><p></p><div>&nbsp;</div><p><iframe allowfullscreen="" frameborder="0" height="315" src="//www.youtube.com/embed/Ezyd40kJFq0" width="560"></iframe></p><p> Wed, 29 Jan 2014 00:28:03 +0000 Bob Eccles 40797 at http://wemu.org Jeremy Baldwin Remembers Folk Icon, Pete Seeger The Roots Music Project: Corndaddy Live in Studio http://wemu.org/post/roots-music-project-corndaddy-live-studio <p>Local favorites, Corndaddy&nbsp;appears on The Roots Music Project ahead of their performance at the Ark in Ann Arbor</p><p><strong>Listen to the full interview &amp; performance here:&nbsp;</strong></p><p></p><p> Fri, 09 Aug 2013 20:44:22 +0000 Jeremy Baldwin 33414 at http://wemu.org The Roots Music Project: Corndaddy Live in Studio The Steel Wheels perform on The Roots Music Project 1/26 http://wemu.org/post/steel-wheels-perform-roots-music-project-126 <p>Ann Arbor Folk Festival performers, <a href="http://www.thesteelwheels.com/">The Steel Wheels</a> are scheduled to stop by the WEMU studios on Saturday (1/26)&nbsp; to play live on The Roots Music Project with Jeremy Baldwin.</p> Fri, 25 Jan 2013 18:38:51 +0000 Jeremy Baldwin 24705 at http://wemu.org The Steel Wheels perform on The Roots Music Project 1/26