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About the Performer

Since 1967, Peter McKee has been an admirer and student of Seeger’s banjo playing and political activism.  Peter is a co-founder of the Seattle folk band, “Clallam County,” which has performed throughout Washington State for 36 years.  Prior to his retirement in 2016, Peter practiced law for 37 years representing disabled people who had been denied their Social Security disability benefits. 

Peter has also led a Pete Seeger sing-a-long with other local musicians at the annual Northwest Folklife Festival. See highlights from the 2015 sing-a-long here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oZQ_NgqPAdc

    Peter McKee                                                              (Photo by Jean Sherrard)

Pete Seeger signing  Peter's banjo in 1997 at Seattle's Folklife Festival

Peter with "Clallam County"  -(Pat McIntyre, Judy Oerkvitz & Jim Douglas)