Hymn to Progress Written by Dave Kingsbury Following on from my previous post, here’s a bit of musical support from another old idealist. All together now … Advertisements Share this:FacebookTwitterEmailMorePrintLinkedInRedditGoogleTumblrPinterestPocketLike this:Like Loading... Related 7 thoughts on “Hymn to Progress” So by 2007 Pete Seeger had become a Womble too. What a great man. Reply Sorry that sounded sarcastic – just goes to show how dangerous short comment can be. While I was trying to find out when he had written that song I realised that he has written 1556 of them at least. He was a great man for doing that as well as for his support for ideals. That’s why I added that comment – oops. Reply Didn’t take it as sarcastic at all, Mike, in fact with all things eco a growing force the Wombles are surely countercultural heroes by now! Pete Seeger appears to have turned a rather dry statement by a town council into a stirring little singalong – there’s real honour in that – rather like Bob Marley when he turned a Selassie speech into this ringing anthem … https://youtu.be/loFDn94oZJ0 Reply A great man who stood by his values! Reply And never ashamed to be unfashionable! Reply some of my favorite song-writing.. movin 8 miles a minute for months at a time…. Reply Music with a message, can’t beat it! Not sure I got your time reference, though … Reply Leave a Reply Cancel reply Enter your comment here... Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Email (Address never made public) Name Website You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. ( Log Out / Change ) You are commenting using your Twitter account. ( Log Out / Change ) You are commenting using your Facebook account. ( Log Out / Change ) You are commenting using your Google+ account. ( Log Out / Change ) Cancel Connecting to %s Notify me of new comments via email. Notify me of new posts via email.