Tao Seeger Band In Concert: Newport Folk Festival 2010

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Tao Seeger performs at the 2010 Newport Folk Festival.

hide captionTao Seeger performs at the 2010 Newport Folk Festival.

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Set List

Will Bill Jones

Greasy Coat

El Coritaro

Hole In My Head

Banjo Medley

Millions Mister

Plano

Sail Away Ladies

Bring ‘Em Home

Tao Rodriguez-Seeger, the grandson of folk all-timer Pete Seeger, has carried on in the family tradition of musical activism, making frequent appearances at the venerable folk festival his grandfather helped found. But that's not his only claim to fame: The younger Seeger has also put out four albums with his band The Mammals, played with Sarah Lee Guthrie (Woody Guthrie's granddaughter) in the group RIG, and even sung with Bruce Springsteen and Pete Seeger at President Obama's inaugural celebration. Here, Tao Rodriguez-Seeger plays songs from his new solo album, Rise and Bloom, at the Newport Folk Festival in Newport, R.I.

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