Happy Birthday, Woody Guthrie, Folk M...

Happy Birthday, Woody Guthrie, Folk Musician

There are 3 comments on the findingDulcinea story from Jul 14, 2009, titled Happy Birthday, Woody Guthrie, Folk Musician. In it, findingDulcinea reports that:

Woody Guthrie was a folk music master. During his career, he gave the world more than 1,000 songs, including notable classics like "This Land Is Your Land," and the "Dust Bowl Ballads." Although his peak creative period lasted only about nine years, his music has endured for decades.

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Sam

New York, NY

#1 Jul 15, 2009
I had no idea Woodie Guthrie had such a troubled life. His resilience is astonishing.
Matthew

New York, NY

#2 Jul 15, 2009
Woody is the source for ALL that is good. There is not a band worthwhile who does not owe something to Woody.

"Hey, Woody Guthrie, but I know that you know
All the things that I'm a-sayin' an' a-many times more.
I'm a-singin' you the song, but I can't sing enough,...

skeptik1982

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#3 May 1, 2010
However, it should also be said that his own hometown of Okemah- was slow to positively recognize his contributions to the culture- even after his death.

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