The text of the entry was: Did you know ... that environmentalist critics have argued that Woody Guthrie's song "Pittsburgh Town", recorded by Pete Seeger, was a commentary on the city's pollution problem at the time?
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If I had realized this was about a Woody Guthrie song, I would have taken it months ago. Anyway, it looks well-written and researched despite its brevity; it's clear there's just not a lot out there on this topic. Thanks for your work on it.
I made a few tweaks; please revert any with which you disagree.
Two spots where the lead could use a bit more context: clarifying that the Almanac Singers was Guthrie and Seeger's band, and clarifying that Pittsburgh is in Pennsylvania, US.
"the folk song Crawdad Hole" -- as a song title, "Crawdad Hole" should probably be in quotation marks.
"Environmentalist critics claim" -- "state" or "say" would be better than "claim" here per WP:WTA.
"ends with the claim " -- how about "statement" per the above?
In the quote box--"Pittsburgh town is a smoky ol' town/Solid iron from McKeesport down" -- why is one line italicized and the second not?
Is it possible to say any more about the version Seeger recorded on Songs of Struggle and Protest, 1930–50--was it just him and a guitar, or a full band? (Followup: Looks like him and a banjo ). Where else has the song been recorded since? I'm not sure any of this information is necessarily required for GA status, but it seems worthwhile to add if possible.
Followup on the cover question--looks like it's almost never been covered: "Guthrie's song has been covered by Pete Seeger, and more recently by local folk band The NewLanders. " The NewLanders don't really seem worth a mention. -- Khazar2 (talk) 04:25, 19 May 2013 (UTC)
Let me know your thoughts on the above. Since this is clearly close already, I'll begin the final checklist. -- Khazar2 (talk) 04:19, 19 May 2013 (UTC)