Peggy Seeger on the art of songwriting: “Make them laugh before you make them cry” | Songlines
Tuesday, May 18, 2021

Peggy Seeger on the art of songwriting: “Make them laugh before you make them cry”

By Julian May

The irrepressible singer-songwriter and activist Peggy Seeger talks to Julian May about dealing with the inevitability of ageing and her unique and very candid approach to songwriting

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