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Pete Seeger Honored at Musicians’ Union Benefit

Paul Shaffer, Steve Earle, Nellie McKay also appear

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Steve Earle prepares backstage before performing at the Local 802 AFM 90th Anniversary Benefit Gala at Roseland Ballroom in New York, December 4th, 2011.

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Steve Earle

Steve Earle performs at the Local 802 AFM 90th Anniversary Benefit Gala at Roseland Ballroom in New York on December 4th, 2011.

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Local 802 President Tino Gagliardi and Pete Seeger

Tino Gagliardi, president of the Associated Musicians of Greater New York Local 802, presents Pete Seeger with a gold membership card for his dedication to the union at the Local 802 AFM 90th Anniversary Benefit Gala at Roseland Ballroom in New York on December 4th, 2011.

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Pete Seeger and Steve Earle with Local 802 Directors

Financial Vice President Tom Olcott, Pete Seeger, Steve Earle, Recording Vice President John O'Connor and President Tino Gagliardi backstage at the Local 802 AFM 90th Anniversary Benefit Gala at Roseland Ballroom in New York on December 4th, 2011.

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Nellie McKay

Nellie McKay performs at the Local 802 AFM 90th Anniversary Benefit Gala at Roseland Ballroom in New York on December 4th, 2011.

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John Leventhal and Rosanne Cash

John Leventhal and Rosanne Cash perform at the Local 802 AFM 90th Anniversary Benefit Gala at Roseland Ballroom in New York on December 4th, 2011.

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KJ Denhert

KJ Denhert performs at the Local 802 AFM 90th Anniversary Benefit Gala at Roseland Ballroom in New York on December 4th, 2011.

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Pete Seeger

Pete Seeger is applauded as the special honoree at the Local 802 AFM 90th Anniversary Benefit Gala at Roseland Ballroom in New York on December 4th, 2011.

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John Tropea

John Tropea performs with the Gala Band at the Local 802 AFM 90th Anniversary Benefit Gala at Roseland Ballroom in New York on December 4th, 2011.

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Bernard Purdie

Bernard Purdie performs with the Gala Band at the Local 802 AFM 90th Anniversary Benefit Gala at Roseland Ballroom in New York on December 4th, 2011.

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Ray Chew

Ray Chew performs with Paul Shaffer and the Gala Band at the Local 802 AFM 90th Anniversary Benefit Gala at Roseland Ballroom in New York on December 4th, 2011.

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Paul Shaffer

Paul Shaffer performs with Ray Chew and the Gala Band at the Local 802 AFM 90th Anniversary Benefit Gala at Roseland Ballroom in New York on December 4th, 2011.

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Darlene Love

Darlene Love performs with Paul Shaffer, Ray Chew and the Gala Band at the Local 802 AFM 90th Anniversary Benefit Gala at Roseland Ballroom in New York on December 4th, 2011.

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