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Last night we went to a Pete Seeger sing-along at the Old Town School of Folk Music.

That’s what they called a hootenanny back in my day. I left my uke at home, but plenty of folks brought instruments. The OTS projected the words and chords up on the screen and different staff members came up to lead us in songs Pete had written or sung or both.

Including Frank Hamilton, one of the original founders and teachers at the School. Frank is 80 now. But I remember him from when my cousin Letty took me to the Idyllwild Folk Festival up on San Jacinto Mountain east of LA when I was a kid in the early 60s. A group of friends showed up at our cabin and started strumming, picking and singing. And in walked Hamilton, who had a reputation among folkies even then.

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