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Folk singer and activist Pete Seeger dies at 94

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CNN, The Associated Press and USA Today are among the news outlets reporting on the death of folk singer and political activist Pete Seeger. Reports say he died of natural causes at New York Presbyterian Hospital, Monday, January 27 at the age of 94.

Seeger wrote "If I Had a Hammer" and "Turn, Turn, Turn." Seeger is also known for "We Shall Overcome," "Where Have All The Flowers Gone" and Woody Guthrie's "This Land Is Your Land."

Seeger was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 1996.

He has influenced a number of great musicians, including Bruce Springsteen, Peter Paul and Mary and Bob Dylan.

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