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"Turn! Turn! Turn!" by the Byrds (written in the 1950s by folksinger Pete Seeger)

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FILE - In this April 4, 1961 file photo, Pete Seeger, with a banjo slung over his shoulder, is accompanied by his wife, Toshi, as he arrives at the federal court in New York for sentencing on a conviction for contempt of Congress. The town of Beacon, N.Y. plans to honor the couple by renaming a riverside park in their honor, which is seen as a fitting tribute since they were instrumental in converting the former dump into Riverfront Park. (AP Photo)

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FILE- In this Oct. 21, 2011, file photo activist musician Pete Seeger, 92, right, marches with nearly a thousand demonstrators sympathetic to the Occupy Wall Street protests to hold a brief acoustic concert in New York’s Columbus Circle. The singer and activist, who revered the masses and declined any personal honors in life, will be celebrated with a few early events planned on what would have been his 95th birthday, Saturday, May 3, 2014. (AP Photo/John Minchillo, File)

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FILE - In this May 5, 2006 file photo, folk singer Pete Seeger plays his banjo in Beacon, N.Y. As what would have been his 95th birthday approaches, some wonder what would be a fitting tribute to the life of the singer/activist who was known for shunning personal accolades. (AP Photo/Frank Franklin II, File)

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FILE- In this May 5, 2006 file photo, folk singer Pete Seeger is photographed in his home town of Beacon, N.Y. Plans abound to honor Seeger months after the folk legend’s death, with a few early events planned on what would have been his 95th birthday on Saturday, May 3, 2014. (AP Photo/Frank Franklin II, File)

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FILE - In this May 3, 2009 file photo, musician Pete Seeger performs at a benefit concert celebrating his 90th birthday at Madison Square Garden in New York. A five-day festival honoring the late folk singer will feature music, film and remembrances in New York City and the Hudson Valley. Seeger grandson Kitama Cahill-Jackson says Wednesday, April 30, 2014, the free "Seeger Fest" from July 17 to 21 will celebrate the lives of the famous singer and his late wife, Toshi Seeger. (AP Photo/Evan Agostini, file)

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FILE - In this May 3, 2009 file photo, musician Pete Seeger, right, and grandson Tao Rodríguez-Seeger perform at a benefit concert celebrating Seeger's 90th birthday at Madison Square Garden in New York. A five-day festival honoring the late folk singer will feature music, film and remembrances in New York City and the Hudson Valley. Seeger grandson Kitama Cahill-Jackson says Wednesday, April 30, 2014, the free "Seeger Fest" from July 17 to 21 will celebrate the lives of the famous singer and his late wife, Toshi Seeger. (AP Photo/Evan Agostini, file)

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File- This Feb. 25, 1984, file photo shows folk singer Pete Seeger performing in a one-man benefit concert in Berkeley, Calif., at the Berkeley Community Theater. Hundreds of friends and fans joined in song Sunday, Feb. 2, 2014, to honor Seeger, doing what the folk singer loved best. Seeger died Jan. 27 at age 94; no services were planned. (AP Photo/Mark Costantini, File)

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FILE - In this April 4, 1961 file photo, Pete Seeger, with a banjo slung over his shoulder, is accompanied by his wife, Toshi, as he arrives at the federal court in New York for sentencing on a conviction for contempt of Congress. He was given a one-year sentence for refusing to answer questions about possible Communist affiliations. Before he was sentenced, Seeger asked Judge Thomas F. Murphy for permission to sing a song. The judge declined. The sentence was eventually overturned on appeal. (AP Photo)

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FILE - In this Tuesday, July 27, 2004 file photo, Pete Seeger, 85, sits on his porch above the Hudson River at Beacon, N.Y. and plays a Woody Guthrie song on his banjo. Seeger died on Monday Jan. 27, 2014, at the age of 94. (AP Photo/Jim McKnight)

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FILE - In this Tuesday, July 27, 2004 file photo, Pete Seeger, 85 removes a limb from a dead hemlock tree that he and his neighbor felled on his property in Beacon, N.Y. Seeger died on Monday Jan. 27, 2014, at the age of 94. (AP Photo/Jim McKnight)

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FILE - In this Tuesday night, July 2, 1991 file photo, Coretta Scott King is welcomed by folk singer Pete Seeger as she arrives at a banquet in Memphis, Tenn. during an event leading to the dedication of the National Civil Rights Museum. Seeger died on Monday Jan. 27, 2014, at the age of 94. (AP Photo/Mark Humphrey)