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Friday, October 25 2013

Woody Guthrie: American Radical Patriot

This box set complicates the myth of Woody Guthrie by laying out his songs written for government programs and the war effort, and presents him as a man working for other men, working for those that had not, while also turning his own trade into a job.


Sunday, February 19 2012

John McCutcheon: This Land: Woody Guthrie’s America

The ever-relevant songbook of folk's immortal influence comes to life again.


Sunday, November 28 2010

Indigo Girls: Holly Happy Days

Fear not, skeptics of holiday music: it gets better!


Sunday, February 8 2009

Working in the Coal Mine and Singing About It, Too

The majority of us aren't coal miners, we don't know coal miners, and we wouldn't last a week in a coal mine. Are coal mining songs, then, still relevant?


Tuesday, October 9 2007

Country Joe McDonald still thinking of Woody Guthrie


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