Great article on The American Prospect about Pete Seeger and his controversial performance of Waist Deep in the Big Muddy on “The Smothers Brothers Comedy Hour” television show some 50 years ago on February 25, 1968.

Title: Recalling Pete Seeger’s Controversial Performance on the Smothers Brothers Show 50 Years Ago

Author: Peter Dreier

Date: February 28, 2018

Synopsis: Seeger had been blacklisted as a communist and this gutsy defiance of a corporate media giant marked his return to the mainstream cultural scene.

Link: http://prospect.org/node/229671

Pete Seeger-Waist Deep In The Big Muddy & War Songs Medleys (1968)

This article was re-published on Portside.