Woody Guthrie
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//Features

"Crumbs on the Trail": A Conversation with Nora Guthrie About Her Father, Woody Guthrie
11 Dec 2013 // 12:19 AM

With a newly uncovered collection of songs Woody Guthrie recorded for the government, his daughter Nora talks about who he really was, what she learns from the scholars that come in, and how Woody could write five songs a day.

Part 1: Beethoven to Phil Ochs (1824-1965)
15 Jul 2007 // 5:00 PM

Psalm 100 instructs, "Make a joyful noise unto the Lord!". What more joyful sound than the life-affirming song of protest, for that is the sound wrenched from the deepest grief and suffering, from exhausted and diseased lungs, and the voice raised in tuneful protest is among the most beautiful of human sounds. Sing out, indeed!

//Reviews

Woody Guthrie: American Radical Patriot
24 Oct 2013 // 8:06 PM

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.

Woody Guthrie: Woody at 100: The Woody Guthrie Centennial Collection
12 Jul 2012 // 5:05 PM

A new collection offers a stellar overview of folk singer Woody Guthrie's brilliant career.

//News

‘Nature, People, Farm, Shelter, Sex’ Rule Woody Guthrie’s Posthumous Novel
15 Feb 2013 // 4:35 AM

CHICAGO — Nora Guthrie had put off reading her late father Woody Guthrie’s recently unearthed novel, “House of Earth,” even after she’d agreed for

Tom Morello keeps punk-rock spirit of Woody Guthrie alive
15 May 2012 // 1:35 AM

CHICAGO — Tom Morello says he rarely gets nervous anymore before he performs, in part because he’s done just about everything from rocking stadiums with

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The Best and Worst Films of Spring 2015

// Short Ends and Leader

"January through April is a time typically made up of award season leftovers, pre-summer spectacle, and more than a few throwaways. Here are PopMatters' choices for the best and worst of the last four months.

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