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Monday Jul 28 | Bellingham Herald

Charlie Parr performs blues, spirituals at Green Frog

Minnesota musician Charlie Parr performs folk blues and traditional spirituals at 7 p.m. Wednesday, July 30, 2014 at Green Frog, 1015 N. State St. in Bellingham.

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Related Topix: Blues, Charley Patton, Folk, Leadbelly

Monday Jul 28 | Examiner.com

Gann Brewer: 'Peddlers & Ghosts'

Mississippi born, singer-songwriter Gann Brewer is, indeed another in a line of American everyman folk singers inspired by the likes of Woody Guthrie , John Prine and Hank Williams.

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Related Topix: Mississippi Government, Mississippi, John Prine, Folk, Hank Williams, Country

Sat Jul 26, 2014

WXPN-FM Philadelphia

XPoNential Artist Spotlight: Keeping mountain minstrelsy alive with Marah

The underdog set of this XPoNential Music Festival belongs to Marah - one known as a raucous Philadelphia rock band, now a raucous Central Pennsylvania folk band.

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Related Topix: Philadelphia, Hard-Rock, Philadelphia, PA, Folk

Thu Jul 24, 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

Tue Jul 22, 2014

Linn's Stamp News

U.S. stamp for Jim Morrison considered in 1993 and rejected

Figure 1. Germany issued this Jim Morrison semipostal in 1988. It is one of four stamps in the German set honoring well-known rock stars.

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Related Topix: Folk, Pop/Rock, The Doors, John Lennon

Mon Jul 21, 2014

Pleasanton Weekly

The New Christy Minstrels to perform in Livermore Thursday

The New Christy Minstrels, still under the direction of founder Randy Sparks, are performing at the Bankhead Theater on Thursday.

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Related Topix: The New Christy Minstrels, Folk, UC Berkeley

Sat Jul 19, 2014

Centre Daily Times

OLLI column | Video course to share conversation with Pete Seeger

No question Pete Seeger was one of the iconic figures of the 20th century, the king of sing-along, champion of American and world folk music, a man with a point of view and a voice and banjo to put it through.

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Related Topix: Pete Seeger, Folk, State College, PA

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

Fri Jul 18, 2014

USA Today

The Week in Music: Jenny Lewis, Woody Guthrie, more recs

An upcoming album features tunes the folk legend penned about the Big Apple, and the title track blows most of today's artists out of the water.

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Related Topix: Folk, The Dead Milkmen, Punk, Weather

Wed Jul 16, 2014

SF Classical Voice

This Show Is Your Show: A Tribute to Guthrie

Woody Guthrie's American Song , the award-winning musical based on the life and music of the iconic American folk singer, returns to the Freight & Salvage on Thursday, July 17, in a concert production for four performances, including a Sunday matinee.

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Related Topix: Folk, Greenwich Village (New York, NY), Woody, CA, UC Berkeley

Tue Jul 15, 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

River Front Times

Alynda Lee Segarra of Hurray for the Riff Raff on the Road, New Orleans and Eminems With Guitars

When I reach Alynda Lee Segarra, she's just through airport security in Chicago, headed to the Winnipeg Folk Festival, where she and her band Hurray for the Riff Raff will perform and take part in a workshop on "riffing."

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Related Topix: us Travel, North America Travel, Chicago Travel, Folk

Mon Jul 14, 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

Tampa Bay Newspapers

Jimbalaya - Aaaaah, at long last, peace

OK, let's all take another deep, long breath. I am soooooo over this whole election.

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Related Topix: JibJab, Pinellas County, FL, George Bush, Folk, Katherine Harris, US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Opinion

RollingStone

Hear Woody Guthrie's Unreleased 'My Name Is New York' - Premiere

Although he's most commonly associated with the plains of Oklahoma, Woody Guthrie spent the last 27 of his life in country's biggest urban area.

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Related Topix: Folk, Pete Seeger, Ramblin' Jack Elliott, Arlo Guthrie, Music, Entertainment

UPI

Almanac for Monday, July 14, 2014

Those born on this date are under the sign of Cancer. They include Austrian painter Gustav Klimt in 1862; baseball Commissioner A. B. "Happy" Chandler in 1898; writers Irving Stone in 1903 and Isaac Bashevis Singer in 1904; cartoonist William Hanna in 1910; British comedian Terry-Thomas in 1911; folk singer Woody Guthrie in 1912; Gerald Ford, 38th ... (more)

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Related Topix: Folk, Prison, Celebrities, Harry Dean Stanton, France, Europe, World News, New York

Sun Jul 13, 2014

USA Today

Today in History for July 14th

Highlights of this day in history: Bastille prison stormed during the French Revolution; Outlaw 'Billy the Kid' gunned down; Richard Speck murders student nurses in Chicago; Mariner 4 probe flies by Mars; Folk singer Woody Guthrie born.

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Related Topix: Folk

Fri Jul 11, 2014

LongIsland.com

Usdan Co-Founds the Wyandanch Youth Center Chorus

July 11th, 2014 - The new Wyandanch Youth Center Chorus is a children's ensemble that has been created this year by Usdan Center for the Creative and Performing Arts.

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Related Topix: Wyandanch, NY, Manhattan, NY, New York, NY, Folk, Albany, NY, Energy, Garden City, NY

Wed Jul 09, 2014

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

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

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