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Yesterday | Press & Sun-Bulletin

Magpie concert celebrates music of Seeger, Guthrie

They will use the music of two of America's great singer-songwriters to inspire new songwriters in a concert in two parts with an interval with cookies and milk, and they will encourage youth and families to write songs.

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Related Topix: Folk, Pete Seeger

Wednesday | IcNetwork

Dan O'Neill: This land isn't our land, but it should be

'You can trust me you know': Boyfriend accused of beating to death his girlfriend's baby on her first night out after giving birth Michael Pearce, 32, was left alone with little Alfie Sullock while she had a girls' night out to celebrate the birth, hears Newport Crown Court This week we should be celebrating the 102nd birthday of Woody Guthrie, ... (more)

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Related Topix: Folk, New York, Opinion

Tue Jul 08, 2014

The Daily Star

The song remains the same

A southern chain gang, circa 1884-91. The Virginia Penitentiary, where Scott Reynolds Nelson argues John Henry was incarcerated, rented out convicts to the C&O Railroad for 25 cents a day.

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Related Topix: Prison, Virginia, Folk, Mississippi John Hurt, Blues, Mississippi State Penitentiary, State Prisons

American Reporter

On Native GroundA Nation Rediscovers the Value of Words

In 1940, believing that "God Bless America" was too passive an anthem, the great folk singer Woody Guthrie wrote an answer called " Your Land."

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Related Topix: Folk, Lincoln Memorial, US National Parks, US Politics, US News, Joe Biden, George Bush, Dick Cheney

Sat Jul 05, 2014

Bradenton.com

A look at some of the best music about America

Independence Day has passed, but it's still the Fourth of July weekend. You may still be feeling the effects of eating too many hot dogs or drinking too much beer on Friday, and your dog may not have recovered from being freaked out by the fireworks.

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Related Topix: Life, Holidays, 4th of July, Folk

Fri Jul 04, 2014

Democracy Now

July 4 Special: 'We Shall Overcome': Remembering Folk Icon, Activist Pete Seeger

In a holiday special, we feature the historic speech, "The Meaning of July Fourth for the Negro," written by abolitionist leader Frederick Douglass, and read by James Earl Jones.

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Related Topix: Folk, Pete Seeger, US News, Liberal Political News

Thu Jul 03, 2014

The Daily Star

The song remains the same

A southern chain gang, circa 1884-91. The Virginia Penitentiary, where Scott Reynolds Nelson argues John Henry was incarcerated, rented out convicts to the C&O Railroad for 25 cents a day.

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Related Topix: Prison, Virginia, Folk, Mississippi John Hurt, Blues, Mississippi State Penitentiary, State Prisons

Billboard

John Mellencamp, 'Small Town': Exclusive Premiere from His New 'Trouble No More' Live Album

John Mellencamp performs at Farm Aid 2013 at the Saratoga Performing Arts Center in Saratoga Springs, New York on September 21, 2013.

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Related Topix: Pop/Rock, John Mellencamp, Saratoga Springs, NY, Springs, NY, Blues, Robert Johnson, Folk

American Reporter

On Native GroundA Nation Rediscovers the Value of Words

In 1940, believing that "God Bless America" was too passive an anthem, the great folk singer Woody Guthrie wrote an answer called " Your Land."

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Related Topix: Folk, Lincoln Memorial, US National Parks, US Politics, US News, Joe Biden, George Bush, Dick Cheney

Talking Points Memo

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Related Topix: Folk, US News, Liberal Political News

Thu Jun 26, 2014

The Daily Star

The song remains the same

A southern chain gang, circa 1884-91. The Virginia Penitentiary, where Scott Reynolds Nelson argues John Henry was incarcerated, rented out convicts to the C&O Railroad for 25 cents a day.

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Related Topix: Prison, Virginia, Folk, Mississippi John Hurt, Blues, Mississippi State Penitentiary, State Prisons

Wed Jun 25, 2014

The Morning Call

Fourth of July band concert series in Allentown

The Allentown Band plays July 2 in West Park as part of the City of Allentown's July 4 concert series.

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Related Topix: Allentown, PA, Folk, Music, Entertainment

Tue Jun 24, 2014

Hometown Life

Blue Water Ramblers' repertoire for 'Friday Night...

Blue Water Ramblers will perform Friday at the gazebo of Center Street Park in downtown Milford as part of the Friday Night Live concert series.

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Related Topix: Folk

Mon Jun 23, 2014

Lower Township Gazette

Patriotic Songs We Love: Part 1

In honor of Independence Day, let's hear it for the good old USA and the music that conveys our love for our country.

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Related Topix: Folk, Entertainment

Sun Jun 22, 2014

American Reporter

On Native GroundA Nation Rediscovers the Value of Words

In 1940, believing that "God Bless America" was too passive an anthem, the great folk singer Woody Guthrie wrote an answer called " Your Land."

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Related Topix: Folk, Lincoln Memorial, US National Parks, US Politics, US News, Joe Biden, George Bush, Dick Cheney

Thu Jun 19, 2014

The Daily Star

The song remains the same

A southern chain gang, circa 1884-91. The Virginia Penitentiary, where Scott Reynolds Nelson argues John Henry was incarcerated, rented out convicts to the C&O Railroad for 25 cents a day.

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Related Topix: Prison, Virginia, Folk, Mississippi John Hurt, Blues, Mississippi State Penitentiary, State Prisons

ABC News

Fight Over Money Puts Guthrie Project in Jeopardy

A dispute over the finances and control of a planned rebuild of folk legend Woody Guthrie's boyhood home in Oklahoma could put the project in jeopardy.

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Related Topix: Folk, Okemah, OK, Entertainment

KRAV-FM Tulsa

Fight over money puts Guthrie project in jeopardy

In this March 30, 2014 file photo provided by Gibson Brands, Inc., Gibson guitars built using original wood from folk singing legend Woody Guthrie's 1860s-era boyhood home, are pictured on display in the Gibson Brands Beverly Hills, Calif.

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Related Topix: Folk, Beverly Hills, CA, Entertainment

The Salinas Californian

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Guthrie song fest invigorating The Western Stage production gives a glimpse of American history through song.

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Related Topix: Folk

Wed Jun 18, 2014

WJZW-FM Washington

Details Revealed About Upcoming John Mellencamp Live Album

Full details have been unveiled about a recently announced concert album by John Mellencamp that's scheduled to be released on July 8. John Mellencamp Performs Trouble No More Live at Town Hall documents a July 31, 2003, show the roots rocker played in New York City promoting his then-new album.

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Related Topix: Pop/Rock, John Mellencamp, Blues, Robert Johnson, Son House, Folk, W.

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