The Weavers were a celebrated and highly influential folk quartet based in New York's Greenwich Village that became famous beginning in the early 1950s. Their many hits included their 1950 chart-topping rendition of the folk standard, "Goodnight, Irene." Members included co-founders Lee Hays and Pete Seeger who went on to launch solo careers. They were among those who suffered personal and career setbacks during the infamous McCarthy era.
Best known songs (with years) include:
Pop charts debut year: 1950
Years active: 1948-1952, 1955-1964, occasional reunions between 1964-1980
Labels: Decca, Vanguard
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