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  1. Bruce Springsteen: Ten Boss songs to keep us dancing into the darkRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | Manawatu Evening Standard

    ... Just to slip this skin." A haunting folk song inspired by John Steinbeck's The Grapes of Wrath , the songs of Woody Guthrie and the struggles of those working the land in "Middle America". It was later successfully covered by Rage Against the ...


  2. Not a Lady Gaga fan? Check out this raw vocal clip from the Super BowlRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | Metro

    ... including Bad Romance, Born This Way, and the ever so subtle political dig at President Trump by covering Woody Guthrie's This Land Is Your Land. A clip posted online took away the backing tracks that she used - leaving the pop star's raw mic feed. ...


  3. Musical Legends Arlo Guthrie & Taj Mahal to Hit NJPAC This MarchRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 16 | BroadwayWorld.com

    ... at NJPAC.org or 888.GO.NJPAC (888.466.5722). For more than a decade, Arlo Guthrie, the eldest son of singer Woody Guthrie , has toured worldwide with different shows, such as The Guthrie Family Legacy Tour, Boys Night Out Tour, Here Comes the Kid: ...


  4. First Listen: Rhiannon Giddens, 'Freedom Highway'Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 16 | National Public Radio

    ... preserving the crucial texts that form the people's secular gospel. It's a line that extends from Robeson and Woody Guthrie to Josh White and Odetta, Buffy Sainte-Marie and Steve Earle, and into hip-hop today, with artists like Common and John ...


  5. GP Presents Ian Moore March 9 at Brick & Mortar Music Hall in SF, CA. - Win TicketsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 14 | Guitar Player

    ... of instruments from flat-tops to resonators. He's supported Bob Dylan on tour, and curated several recent Woody Guthrie tribute shows in the Pacific Northwest. He's a dedicated songwriter with a voice like an angel that's true to his muse in the ...


  6. The Grammys red carpet gets its first dose of politics with pro-Trump dressRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Feb 12 | USA Today

    ... ore protest than sign of support. Models donned merchandise that read "Make America New York" while walking to Woody Guthrie's This Land Is Your Land .


  7. Did Gaga duet with Trump guy?Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 6 | NEWS.com.au

    ... against the new president, only to have both parties deny any such constraint. In the end her medley of Woody Guthrie's This Land Is Your Land , God Bless America and her LGBTIQ anthem Born This Way was widely seen as a political statement against ...


  8. A white nationalist fantasy: Donald Trump's America is not "made for you and me"Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Feb 12 | Salon

    Woody Guthrie was one of the United States' greatest folk singers and activists. Most Americans can recite the following lyrics from memory: This land is your land, this land is my land From California to the New York island; From the redwood forest to the Gulf Stream waters This land was made for you and me.


  9. Katy Perry's 'Chained to the Rhythm' is cotton candy political popRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 11 | Mashable

    ... politics aside, while liberals insisted that her performance was a multi-layered middle finger. Indeed, Woody Guthrie's "This Land is Your Land" was written in response to "God Bless America" - Gaga literally played to both teams. It's a sly move. ...


  10. This rad piano is making waves yet again from Lady Gaga's...Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 11 | The Indian Express

    ... concentration camps. She also made it political as she sang a few lyrics from social activist and songwriter Woody Guthrie's protest song "This Land Is Your Land", as a quiet resistance against President Donald Trump. But it's not just Lady Gaga who ...


  11. Open Dance Project Embraces the Activism of Woody Guthrie in 'Bout a Stranger at Match TheaterRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 10 | BroadwayWorld.com

    Beyond the obvious parallels of migration and worker's rights, issues that are still relevant today, Woody Guthrie continues to inspire artists because of his "no apologies" style of activism. Artists looking to expand the dialogue around difficult political issues embrace his words as a way to find common ground.


  12. Watch A Collection Of Videos From One Big Holiday 2017Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 10 | JamBase

    ... compiled the videos he's uploaded so far including My Morning Jacket's covers of "This Land Is Your Land" by Woody Guthrie and Chuck Berry's "You Never Can Tell" as well as a handful of originals. There's also Lucius tackling "Uncle John's Band" by ...


  13. Chicano Batman Did a Pretty Excellent Version of 'This Land Is Your Land' for Johnnie WalkerRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 10 | Adfreak

    Los Angeles-based funk quartet Chicano Batman breaks out a smooth bilingual cover of Woody Guthrie's "This Land Is Your Land" for Johnnie Walker as part of the scotch whisky brand's "Keep Walking America" campaign. Now, musician/advertiser pairings don't often produce good music-in fact, they almost never do-so Chicano Batman doesn't have a high bar to clear.


  14. Gaga's half-time show mirrors - Simpsons'Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 10 | The Columbian

    ... singing also included a brief quoting of the protest-rooted song "This Land Is Your Land," penned by legend Woody Guthrie. In that way, "The Simpsons" - with that episode's message of tolerance - rings now like a dry run for Gaga's Houston ...


  15. ADVERTISING: Another insight on PSFK for MembersRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 9 | PSFK

    ... ideal. Lady Gaga also delivered on the theme in a big way during her half-time show. She performed a cover of Woody Guthrie's Americana classic "This Land Is Your Land" with the lyrics, "This land is made for you and me." Followed by her hit song, ...


  16. Here's What the Super Bowl Bump Looks Like for Lady Gaga, Imagine Dragons, Woody Guthrie & MoreRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 9 | Billboard

    ... managed to get a play sources say Fox charged between $5 million and $5.5 million per 30-second spot with even Woody Guthrie (whose "This Land Is Your Land" Gaga performed at the top of her performance) getting more attention than he has in years.


  17. Dave Zirin: Political fervour thrums beneath Super Bowl's surfaceRead the original story

    Wednesday Feb 8 | Green Left Weekly

    ... "God Bless America". Then, as if taking a hand-off from Soo, Goldsberry, and Jones, she transitioned to the Woody Guthrie anthem "This Land Is Your Land" - an anthem being sung at protests around the country. The song, organically connected to ...


  18. Lady Gaga performing at the halftime show for Superbowl 51 Associated Press photoRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 8 | Washington Times

    ... a stealth subversive. They accuse her of sending a double message by singing "This Land is Your Land," because Woody Guthrie originally composed it to be an edgy protest in an America still suffering from the Depression. They miss the lady's bigger ...


  19. Can't read her poker faceRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 8 | Wise County Messenger Online

    ... song, according to National Public Radio (NPR), would seem to indicate that it was. Apparently, when Woody Guthrie wrote the song in the early 1940s he was sick to death of hearing "God Bless America" on the radio. He wrote a response song ...


  20. This land is your land | Eye on the ArtsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 8 | Denton Publications

    ... for fighting for civil rights, Simon wrote that gorgeous, tragic song. "This Land is Your Land," the 1945 Woody Guthrie tune that has recently reemerged, was written in response to "God Bless America" - and somewhat prophetically, originally ...