Articles tagged woody guthrie

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.

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John McCutcheon: This Land: Woody Guthrie’s America

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

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28 Nov 2010 // 8:57 PM

Indigo Girls: Holly Happy Days

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

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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?

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9 Oct 2007 // 3:52 AM

Country Joe McDonald still thinking of Woody Guthrie

Over the last seven decades, Country Joe McDonald’s life has intertwined with Woody Guthrie’s music several times. When he was a youngster growing

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Why Novelist Richard Price Doesn't Need a Pseudonym

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"The language and dialogue in his latest novel, The Whites, gives away his identity -- and that's a good thing.

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