The Front Porch

On Friday evening, August 7th, 2009, one of the greats of American music passed away. Mike Seeger was a member of the renowned Seeger Family, including Pete and Peggy. Mike was also an old and dear friend, someone who was of inestimable influence to me in my work. In his 75 years Mike championed American traditional music in was both profound and palpable. In 1958 he founded the New Lost City Ramblers along with John Cohen and Tom Paley. Read more »