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New Pete Seeger Protest Song — BP Oil Spill

July 30, 2010

Pete Seeger is one of my true heroes, a singer who can be relied on to give musical expression to  outrage about BP’s industrial homicide (11 humans dead) and ongoing eco-disaster in the Gulf (an entire ecosystem at risk!). At age 91, Pete may be losing his voice, but not the fire in his belly.

The chorus of Pete’s latest tune stresses that “God’s counting on me … God’s counting on you”.  But I will let the great protest singer’s music speak for itself.  It’s a toe-tapping song that will make you want to sing along ….