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  1. Somewhat Regretfully, My Disillusioned Farewell to The Daily KosRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | Daily Kos

    ... Park sign with the word "CLOSED" written in red across it. The post included, at the end, three links to Woody Guthrie, Neil Young and Crazy Horse, and Bruce Springsteen, each singing their version of Woody's (and our) beautiful anthem, "This Land ...


  2. Topping and Poley to join Bute live gig listRead the original story

    Apr 10, 2015 | Buteman Today

    ... Topping, on vocal and guitars, is a singer-songwriter who has been described as "a cross between Ry Cooder, Woody Guthrie and Paul Brady"; growing up in the American folk scene, his music has also been influenced by Americana and blues from around ...


  3. On Native GroundA Nation Rediscovers the Value of WordsRead the original story

    Saturday | 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.


  4. Joan Baez: Folk music's coolest starRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | The New Zealand Herald

    ... she's always had a reputation as a remarkable interpreter of other peoples' songs (the works of Steve Earle, Woody Guthrie and, of course, her ex-boyfriend, Bob Dylan, have long peppered her setlist) so she's found joy in frequently discovering new ...


  5. On this day: Britain detonated its first atomic bombRead the original story

    Friday | Scotsman.com

    ... poet and dramatist; 1690 Robert Barclay, Gordonstoun-born Quaker, writer and governor of East Jersey; 1967 Woody Guthrie, singer and composer; 1967 Malcolm Sargent, organist, composer and conductor; 2004 Janet Leigh, actress; 2005 Ronnie Barker, ...


  6. Seeger songs find new life in 'Incompleat Folksinger'Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 1 | Lake Cowichan Gazette

    ... passed on, he doesn't lay claim to any of his songs," said Ross. "I think he got that from his early days with Woody Guthrie." Living in a log cabin he built on the banks of the Hudson River, Ross added that Seeger was a person who walked his talk ...


  7. Interview & video: Jimmy LaFave talks Oklahoma connections, people of ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 2 | NewsOK.com

    ... a moment's notice should come as no surprise considering his affinity for Oklahoma's boxcar-hopping folk icon Woody Guthrie, to whom he's played many tributes, including the Woody Guthrie Folk Festival in Okemah, Woody Guthrie Center events in Tulsa ...


  8. Joan Baez still on songRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 1 | Yahoo!

    ... house at the Perth Concert Hall on Wednesday night was a hugely enjoyable mix of 60s nostalgia (Dylan and Woody Guthrie) with Latin and gospel songs and recent compositions by songwriters Tom Waits, Steve Earle, Eric Bogle and Paul Simon. A ...


  9. Arlo Guthrie performs tonight at the WarnerRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 30 | Erie Times News

    Don't miss folk singer Arlo Guthrie today, 8 p.m., when he brings his Alice's Restaurant 50th Anniversary Tour to the Warner Theatre. Guthrie, the 68-year-old son of folk legend Woody Guthrie, is probably most famously know for the nearly 18-minute "Alice's Restaurant Masacree" about getting rid of a heap of trash on Thanksgiving 1965.


  10. Beecher Community LibraryRead the original story

    Wednesday Sep 30 | Beecher Herald

    ... an actor in the Glee TV show, and this book is the first in the "Land of Stories" series. "House of Earth," by Woody Guthrie: Written by Guthrie back in 1947, this book has been polished for recent publication by Johnny Depp. Tika and Ella May ...


  11. My Morning Jacket plays Keller Auditorium on Wednesday, Sept. 30.Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 30 | Willamette Week

    He's the guy who befriended and later moved in with Woody Guthrie, while also learning guitar from Leadbelly and Mississippi John Hurt. Folk is what it is because of Ramblin' Jack.


  12. Up & ComingRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 30 | The Pordland Mercury

    ... as the train-riding, horse-roping, cowboy singer Ramblin' Jack Elliott. The man is the direct link between Woody Guthrie and Dylan, and I'd argue that without him, Dylan would've found much more resistance from the Greenwich Village folk purists. ...


  13. The Oregon Trail: A New American JourneyRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 30 | HeraldNet

    ... this tremendous and historic migration." For an original recording made in Portland, Oregon in May of 1941 by Woody Guthrie, be sure to check out the Columbia River Collection . Guthrie was hired by the Bonneville Power administration to write music ...


  14. LIVE: The Down Hill Strugglers @ Caffe Lena, 9/11/15Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 29 | Nippertown!

    ... and by the time they launched into the closing medley of "Black Elk Speaks" and a vibrant re-invention of Woody Guthrie's "This Land Is Your Land," cellist David Huebner and banjoist Sharon Martinson had captured the hearts of the audience members. ...


  15. Rik Palieri And Rick Nestler Play At Charles And Myrtle's FridayRead the original story

    Monday Sep 28 | Chattanoogan.com

    ... Hudson River Revival, performing Songs of the Almanac Singers, the group Pete Seeger belonged to (along with Woody Guthrie, Lee Hayes and Millard Lampell) before the Weavers. Sea shanties, sod buster ballads and labor songs are all combined into a ...


  16. 37th annual Folk Music Festival to have more than 90 performersRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 28 | The Daily Courier

    ... written by Austin along with tunes from the old West, contemporary West and future West, with music written by Woody Guthrie. JC & Laney and Greg LaCosse are also scheduled to perform. The former has produced seven CDs and the latter moved to ...


  17. Go & Do: Ellis Paul at Red and Shorty's, Patricia Ottaviano at Barnes & Noble and moreRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Sep 26 | Foster's Daily Democrat

    ... essence of people and places who have helped define an era overall. Following in the footsteps of the likes of Woody Guthrie, Bob Dylan, and Bruce Springsteen, Ellis Paul is a folksinger and songwriter who continues to grow his following. He'll be ...


  18. First Impression: Revelatory Bob Dylan 'Bootleg' series Vol. 12Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 25 | Los Angeles Times

    ... himself as a songwriter of the highest order. He was working in the tradition of his idol, folk icon Woody Guthrie, but even then had shown a grasp of words and music that were incontrovertably his own. Still, he remained solidly within the folk ...


  19. Climate activists rally in Niagara SquareRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 25 | WNED

    On a day when Pope Francis reminded Congress that he believes climate change is occuring, the Rise Up for Climate Justice Campaign made a stop in Niagara Square on Wednesday. As the words and music of folk singer Woody Guthrie echoed across the square, a large crowd showed up to demand that something be done about climate change, and to encourage President Obama to stand strong for doing something about climate change at a meeting in Paris on November 30. Buffalo Common Council president Darius Pridgen says he has had lung problems and is very conscious of environmental issues.


  20. Dave - Changing TracksRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 24 | ABC News

    ... as the father of American folk music. He sang a lot of traditional songs, some of his own songs, some songs by Woody Guthrie and Leadbelly. He also introduced some songs by the new generation of American folk singers. I particularly liked the two ...