Where Have All the Flowers Gone? An Historical Cycle

The folk song, Where Have all the Flowers Gone? was written by Pete Seeger and made popular by the Kingston Trio in the 1960s. At the time it was a kind of protest song about war. In an interview Seeger had said that he got the idea to write the song from a Russian novel called And Quiet Flows the Don by Mikhail Sholokhov. In the story a group of Cossacks in Czarist Russia ride out of their ...…

Where Have All the Flowers Gone? - Wikipedia

"Where Have All the Flowers Gone?" is a modern folk-style song. The melody and the first three verses were written by Pete Seeger in 1955 and published in Sing Out! magazine. Additional verses were added in May 1960 by Joe Hickerson, who turned it into a circular song.Composer(s): Pete Seeger…