Buffy Saint Marie

@sallypup (28468)
Moses Lake, Washington
November 17, 2017 11:01pm CST
National Public Radio just woke me to a blessing. This activist, this singer and peace worker is still with us and going strong. Seventy five years old, suddenly Buffy Saint Marie's voice exploded out of my radio. She's Canadian. Probably a has been and maybe not known about by younger folks. Sure good to hear her voice. She's got a new album coming out! She is a voice for the indigenous people.
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@rebelann (42764)
• El Paso, Texas
18 Nov
I haven't heard about her in decades, her voice is strange which I never actually liked and her popularity here fizzled long before the 1980s As for standing up for her people, , I just wish more would stand with her, maybe then the rich white man will stop ignoring the plight of OUR planet.
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@sallypup (28468)
• Moses Lake, Washington
18 Nov
@rebelann I had a sneaky feeling you'd know of this person.
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@rebelann (42764)
• El Paso, Texas
18 Nov
Several people I met in the early 70s were into her @sallypup
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@sallypup (28468)
• Moses Lake, Washington
18 Nov
@rebelann We sure need more folks mouthing for what's right these days.
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@cahaya1983 (10038)
• Malaysia
18 Nov
I've never heard of her, but I can imagine the excitement of hearing someone we have admired for a long time speaking on the radio.
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@sallypup (28468)
• Moses Lake, Washington
18 Nov
@cahaya1983 Elvis Presley sang some of her songs. I'm pretty sure you've heard of him.
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@cahaya1983 (10038)
• Malaysia
18 Nov
@sallypup Oh yes, Elvis Presley I know.
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@sallypup (28468)
• Moses Lake, Washington
18 Nov
@cahaya1983 Well, Buffy influenced Elvis. She even won an Oscar.
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@just4him (126889)
• Green Bay, Wisconsin
18 Nov
I'm glad you were blessed with a wonderful wake up music. I don't know her.
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@sallypup (28468)
• Moses Lake, Washington
18 Nov
@just4him I wonder if anybody is going to remember the old ones like Peter Paul and Mary and Pete Seeger???
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@just4him (126889)
• Green Bay, Wisconsin
18 Nov
@sallypup I love Peter, Paul, and Mary. I only know Pete Seeger's name.
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@sallypup (28468)
• Moses Lake, Washington
18 Nov
@just4him Pete was an activist and somebody that our daughter heard often when she was a girl. We need more Petes.
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@andriaperry (58385)
• United States
18 Nov
Never heard of her.
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@sallypup (28468)
• Moses Lake, Washington
18 Nov
@andriaperry Have you heard of Pete Seeger? She is in that crowd; folk singer who also wants a better, more peaceful world.
@peachpurple (12770)
• Malaysia
18 Nov
never heard of her. Is she a choir group?
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@sallypup (28468)
• Moses Lake, Washington
18 Nov
@peachpurple No. Its a lady singer. She was more well known back in the 60s. She wants people to be peaceful and not go to war.
@celticeagle (119817)
• Boise, Idaho
18 Nov
I have heard this voice. She is good.
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