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Sing-A-Long With Pete Seeger!

"Sometimes the most eloquent song I can sing is 'Wimoweh', with no words at all. Just melody, rhythm, and great bass harmony."

- Pete Seeger

To play or pause the music, hover your mouse over the bottom of the picture and click the play/pause button.

The first version of Wimoweh heard here was recorded solo in the studio in 1959 and is featured on American Favorite Ballads Vol. 1-5, the new box set from Smithsonian Folkways. Click here for 2 free downloads and 2 previously unreleased tracks.

The second version was recorded live at Bowdoin College in Maine in 1960 and appears on Headlines and Footnotes: A Collection of Topical Songs.

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