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  1. Memorial Day: Top 10 patriotic songs to celebrate the U.S. holidayRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | Examiner.com

    ... classified as classic patriotic songs. 10. This Land is Your Land was written by folk singer and songwriter Woody Guthrie. He wrote the lyrics in 1940 to one of his previous melodies as a negative response to God Bless America because he was tired ...

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  2. Woody Guthrie Day recalls folk singer, songs from 1941 promoting Columbia River, damRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Columbian

    It was 75 years ago that the celebrated folk singer traveled across Washington and Oregon, composing 26 songs that extolled the virtues of Grand Coulee Dam and the electricity it produced. It was one of the most productive months of Guthrie's career, and will be celebrated on Saturday with a gathering at the giant dam on the Columbia River that remains the nation's greatest producer of hydropower.

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  3. Woody Guthrie's Washington in photosRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

    Folksinger Woody Guthrie traveled Washington and Oregon 75 years ago penning songs that would capture the Northwest as it was in the last days of the Great Depression. Take a look at Washington in 1941 as the state on Saturday marks Woody Guthrie Day.

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  4. North Idaho veteran running 300 miles in honor of fallen soldiersRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | KHQ-TV Spokane

    ... Bender pleaded guilty to child molestation charges in April. SPOKANE - It was 75 years ago that folk singer Woody Guthrie traveled across Washington and Oregon, composing 26 songs that extolled the virtues of Grand Coulee Dam and the electricity it ...

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  5. Riverside High School principal responds to allegations of misconductRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | KHQ-TV Spokane

    ... Bender pleaded guilty to child molestation charges in April. SPOKANE - It was 75 years ago that folk singer Woody Guthrie traveled across Washington and Oregon, composing 26 songs that extolled the virtues of Grand Coulee Dam and the electricity it ...

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  6. Former Ferris High School assistant principal sentenced on child molestation chargeRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | KHQ-TV Spokane

    ... Bender pleaded guilty to child molestation charges in April. SPOKANE - It was 75 years ago that folk singer Woody Guthrie traveled across Washington and Oregon, composing 26 songs that extolled the virtues of Grand Coulee Dam and the electricity it ...

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  7. Folk singer wrote 26 songs promoting Columbia River and damsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | KHQ-TV Spokane

    It was 75 years ago that folk singer Woody Guthrie traveled across Washington and Oregon, composing 26 songs that extolled the virtues of Grand Coulee Dam and the electricity it produced. It was one of the most productive months of Guthrie's career, and will be celebrated on Saturday at the giant dam on the Columbia River.

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  8. 26 Songs in 30 Days Provides a History of Woody Guthrie's Time ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 26 | The Stranger

    ... you grew up next to an open stretch of field, chances are there's a part of your heart that automatically gets Woody Guthrie's music. When I put on a song like "Hard Travelin'," for instance, and hear the warm finger-pickin' style Guthrie learned ...

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  9. May 28 event to celebrate songwriter Woody GuthrieRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 26 | Tri-cityherald.com

    In 1941, the Bonneville Power Administration hired Woody Guthrie to write music for a movie about the Columbia River and the benefits new hydroelectric dams would bring to the people of the Northwest. One of the most productive months of Woody Guthrie's career will be celebrated 75 years later, May 28 at Grand Coulee Dam.

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  10. The 10 Best Sufjan Stevens SongsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 26 | Stereogum

    ... the first musician to document financial squalor with such empathy and poignancy. But unlike folk singers like Woody Guthrie, Stevens' observations were largely apolitical, as mini-tragedies like "Flint" and "They Also Mourn Who Do Not Wear Black" ...

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  11. Remembering Woody Guthrie at Grand CouleeRead the original story

    Thursday May 26 | Wenatchee World

    Songs written by folk artist Woody Guthrie while he spent about a month touring Grand Coulee Dam and its surrounding area in 1941 will be the subject of a concert and symposium Saturday at the dam. For as little as 27 cents a day, you can have complete access to all the local news, photos and video content from North Central Washington's primary news source.

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  12. Bruce Springsteen and The E Street Band, Etihad Stadium, Manchester - 'High-octane'Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 26 | Financial Times

    ... hours. Having begun with a solo song fleshed out into a band number, Springsteen ended alone, playing the Woody Guthrie-esque folk song "This Hard Land". The transition pointed towards his next album, a solo affair. But the show's attempt to revive ...

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  13. MomentumWE have OvercomeRead the original story

    Wednesday May 25 | American Reporter

    In 1940, believing that "God Bless America" was too passive an anthem, the great folk singer Woody Guthrie wrote an answer called " Your Land." Pete Seeger, God bless him, sang it at the Inaugural Concert at the Lincoln Memorial on Sunday.

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  14. Vancouver's Whitney K delivers honest, thoughtful lyrics on his latest releaseRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 25 | The Georgia Straight

    ... honest, thoughtful lyrics and world-weary voice. It seems longer than it is, and is riveting the whole way. If Woody Guthrie had ever hung out with John Cale at the Factory, or if David Peel had shacked up with Jack Kerouac in a $5-a-night motel, it ...

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  15. Nashville's Chris Carmack: Singing for RealRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 25 | MLive.com

    ... of new to touring with so many dates in a row. I do get kind of tired. Well, the days off help. We went to the Woody Guthrie museum in Tulsa a few weeks ago and we also saw a Stevie Ray Vaughan exhibit. I was feeling all inspired, and then I stayed ...

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  16. A Happy 2016 75th Birthday to Bob Dylan, America's Third Poet LaureateRead the original story

    Tuesday May 24 | Aquarius Papers

    The work of Bob Dylan is vast, awesome, majestic, and compelling. We haven't known an American poet who embodied such electricity since Woody Guthrie, and before him, Walt Whitman.

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  17. A look at how Bob Dylan's Greenwich Village has evolvedRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 24 | New York Daily News

    A 19-year-old Minnesota-native named Robert Zimmerman first visited the New York City area, on a pilgrimage of sorts, in January of 1961. The relatively unknown folk singer/songwriter, who had dropped out of college a year prior, was heading to the Big Apple to meet his biggest influence, the legendary Woody Guthrie, who at the time was battling Huntington's disease.

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  18. Hear It First: Chaim Tannenbaum's debut self-titled albumRead the original story

    Monday May 23 | Folk Alley

    ... this record. The music has the same uplifting effect for a folk music fan. Tannenbaum's love for Pete Seeger, Woody Guthrie and Sonny Terry shines through in an album filled with mostly traditional folk songs. This feels and sounds like an ...

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  19. New Woody Guthrie book tells story of his Columbia River songsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday May 22 | HeraldNet

    "26 Songs in 30 Days" by Greg Vandy and Daniel Person takes a look back at the songs Woody Guthrie wrote about the Columbia River, the Bonneville Power Administration and the Columbia Basin irrigation project. It was one of 26 tunes the folksinger Woody Guthrie wrote in May of 1941 after he was hired by the Bonneville Power Administration to pitch the benefits of cheap hydroelectric power for the public.

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  20. Bob Dylan Fast FactsRead the original story

    Sunday May 22 | GantDaily.com

    Timeline: 1960-1961 - Drops out of college and goes to New York, hoping to meet his idol, Woody Guthrie, and begins performing in the folk scene in Greenwich Village. 1963 - His second album, called "The Freewheelin' Bob Dylan," is released, containing original songs he had written, such as "A Hard Rain's Gonna Fall" and "Blowin' in the Wind."

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