Quotes About Charlie King
"With encouraging regularity, Charlie King emerges from his self-reflection to remind us of the happy resilience of the human spirit. His message songs vary between the funny and the frightening, but he pulls them off with unvarying taste, musical skill, and charm."
"One of the finest singers and songwriters of our time." Pete Seeger
"Now there's a writer! There's a powerful voice!. Somebody I deeply, deeply love love. Charlie has motivated more young singers and songwriters into writing songs about social issues than any person on this planet that I know of. I admire him a great deal." U. Utah Phillips
"I am struck with the ease with which he can put a difficult technical subject into every day language… If we had more Charlie Kings, I'd be less worried about the future of the world."
"What this world needs is Charlie King. Luckily, we have him!"
"His sets make your drooping shoulders square straighter and restore your flagging faith in humanity."
Pinewood Newsletter, NY
"Charlie's music could be the soundtrack to Howard Zinn's A People's Hisory of the United States."
Harry Murray, Sociology Professor, Nazareth College, Rochester, NY
Rebel Voices and Charlie King hit the mark - a powerful musical view about the class struggle from the point of view of partisans on the side of the working people who are struggling to survive. Their voices sing out for justice, human rights and against those who are destroying our planet for profit. Every working person and supporter of our unions should see their performance. Steve Zeltzer, San Francisco LaborFest
"...an extraordinary educational experience...in the twenty years I have spent in legal education...I have rarely witnessed such an engaging, challenging and thoroughly accessible presentation of complex issues...”
Karl E. Johnson, Attorney, Albuquerque, NM
"We were thrilled that over 120 people...were obviously moved by your performance. It was astounding to hear the audience singing along with you. More importantly, the audience's participation in the discussion that followed your presentation marked the first time that this case was openly discussed in our community." Lee Regan, Reference Librarian, Plymouth, MA
"...people really related to your direct and joyful presentation of this material.”
Greg Koos, Director, McLean County Museum of History, Bloomington, IL
"One of the best presentations we have ever had here. The residents loved it.”
Joan Maher, Activities Director at Lafayette Senior Center, Philadelphia, PA
"What a marvelous kick-off to our fall Senior Sumposium series!! Not only did we have a rare sell-out of every seat in the house, but the positive written and oral feedback we got from our audience was extraordinary."
Margo Culley, Senior Symposia Planning Board, Greenfield Community College, Greenfield, MA
"...a wonderful presentation...attended by close to 200 middle and high school students...spot-on as a means of conveying what this time period of American history was all about. When asked questions following the presentation they were quick to make thoughtful replies which youth could easily relate to."
Elliott Lax, Community Outreach Coordinator, City High School, Tucson, AZ