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Saturday video break: If I Had A Hammer

Here’s national treasure Pete Seeger, with an introduction by John Mellencamp:

The recording I have of this comes from a Smithsonian collection, with Seeger leading and being backed up by a church choir, with him doing it singalong style, as a song like this was meant to be done.

Of course, it can also be done in a more pop-friendly way, as Trini Lopez did it:

Which doesn’t mean you can’t still sing along, of course. I don’t think I’m capable of not singing along with this one.

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