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  1. Patti Smith shares joy, passion in powerful Newport Folk Festival setRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 24, 2016 | Boston.com

    ... something identified as a folk-music event. But her exhortation harked back across the years to the slogan Woody Guthrie plastered on his own guitar: "This machine kills fascists." In fact, Smith had proved ideally suited to Newport - present-day ...

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  2. Songwriters Behind Miranda Lambert Hit Address Cultural Chaos During Election CycleRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 22, 2016 | Billboard

    ... and so I am aware that in times of great strife and turmoil, music has played a part in transitions, from Woody Guthrie to Bob Dylan and on and on." In fact, in "Good Man Gone Bad" - a song about an idealistic working man who has grown disillusioned ...

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  3. Colin Hay still a man at workRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 20, 2016 | New Jersey Herald

    ... picked up the sounds of myriad instruments and countless hit singles. The title track is a folk song in the Woody Guthrie and Celtic traditions, about farmers struggling to survive the Depression and Dust Bowl droughts. "I was watching a documentary ...

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  4. Four ways to hear 100 voices at once on Hilton Head IslandRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 20, 2016 | The Island Packet

    ... what America stands for. The evening will include "American Antrhem," from Ken Burns' documentary "The War"; Woody Guthrie's "This Land Is Your Land"; and an all-Americana suite from Z. Randall Stroope, "American Rhapsody." The chorus will also ...

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  5. A Look At The Republican National Convention From The Inside: MondayRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 19, 2016 | Plunderbund

    ... laugh. In what I'll take as a good omen, one of my favorite patriotic songs, "This Land is Your Land," the Woody Guthrie classic covered by Sharon Jones & The Dap Kings, just started playing over the speakers. This version has all of Guthrie's ...

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  6. Music and PoliticsRead the original story

    Jul 19, 2016 | SqueezeMyLemon

    ... article, keep up the good work. Which brings me to a few blues / folk songs that have politics as their theme. Woody Guthrie -- I Ain't Got No Home/Old Man Trump by the Missin' Cousins - This song is very interesting, From the YouTube notes, " Woody ...

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  7. Happy 2016 Birthday to America's Second Poet Laureate, Woody GuthrieRead the original story

    Jul 16, 2016 | Aquarius Papers

    This past week we had three birthdays of legendary musicians. For our first tribute today, we honor the memory of one of the greatest musical voices of the 20th century, the legendary Woody Guthrie.

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  8. Solidarity March in La CrosseRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 16, 2016 | WXOW-TV La Crosse

    ... marchers reached their destination, they chanted words of hope and sang the song "This Land is Your Land," by Woody Guthrie.

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  9. Concert review | With Ryan Adams, PromoWest Fest off to a great startRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 15, 2016 | The Columbus Dispatch

    ... his guitar, a clever lyric turn, and a hook more than a radio hit. "New York, New York" sported chattering, Woody Guthrie-complimenting couplets, carried by the priceless groove of drummer Frederik Bokkenheuser, who suggested Levon Helm with his ...

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  10. Top Ten Woody Guthrie SongsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 15, 2016 | The Nation

    This past week, the legendary populist troubadour Woody Guthrie would have turned 104. Guthrie, best known for his iconic song "This Land Is Your Land," has had as profound an influence as any musician in US, and perhaps world, history.

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  11. From the Archives: China's Woody Guthrie Sings for a New Generation of Migrants.Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 15, 2016 | The Progressive

    his week marked the 104th birthday of peoples' musician Woody Guthrie. Guthrie, born Woodrow Wilson Guthrie on July 14, 1912 in Okemah, Oklahoma spent his career travelling the United States and singing for everyday working people - telling their ...

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  12. In An Age of Trump, We Need Woody GuthrieRead the original story

    Jul 15, 2016 | Common Dreams

    If Woody Guthrie, America's most revered troubadour for social justice, was still alive he would no doubt be celebrating his 104th birthday today by writing songs about Donald Trump's attacks on immigrants, Muslims, the physically handicapped, and other groups and about the growing Black Lives Matter movement against police racism. Since Trump began his campaign for president, many comedians have parodied him, and many political pundits have winced at his outrageous comments, but no one has yet written a song that captures The Donald's full frontal craziness and mean-spiritedness.

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  13. Letting the a Dust Bowl Troubadoura sa words sink in deep -Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 15, 2016 | Bladen Journal

    The "Dust Bowl Troubadour" was born more than a century ago this week: Woodrow Wilson Guthrie, better known simply as Woody Guthrie. His songs are legion, his prickly reputation incomparable, and his influence as far reaching as any American musician who has ever lived.

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  14. What If "The Wire's" Omar Little Was More like Woody Guthrie's Pretty Boy Floyd?Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 14, 2016 | Counterpunch

    ... Oklahoma. In both places, people suffer(ed) from ecological, economic, political, and social disasters. Yet, Woody Guthrie managed to offer hope whereas David Simon's worldview, though deeply powerful, feels desperately bleak. Simon's passionate ...

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  15. Born July 14: Woody GuthrieRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 14, 2016 | Linn's Stamp News

    Legendary American folk singer and songwriter Woody Guthrie was born Woodrow Wilson Guthrie on July 14, 1912, in Okemah, Okla. By the age of 16, he was on the road, working odd jobs, playing music and writing songs.

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  16. Almanac for Thursday, July 14, 2016Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 14, 2016 | UPI

    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; writer Irving Stone in 1903; writer 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 president of the United States, in 1913; Swedish film director Ingmar Bergman in 1918; actor Dale Robertson in 1923; actor Harry Dean Stanton in 1926 ; actor Polly Bergen in 1930; TV news commentator John Chancellor in 1927; football star/actor Roosevelt "Rosey" Grier in 1932 ; political activist Jerry Rubin in 1938; evangelist Franklin Graham in 1952 ; actor/director Eric Laneuville in 1952 ; film producer Joel Silver in 1952 ; actor Jane Lynch in 1960 ; actor Matthew Fox in 1966 .

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  17. Today in History for July 14thRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 13, 2016 | USA Today

    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. 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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  18. Sound Advice: Turnpike Troubadours with Heathen SonsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 13, 2016 | Cincinnati CityBeat

    ... 35 years later, synthesizing a number of like-minded musical styles, including the Folk of native son Woody Guthrie, the Bluegrass passion of Dock Boggs and Doc Watson and the Roots Rock/Americana energy of any number of similarly steered ...

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  19. Sound Advice: Hurray for the Riff Raff with Daddy Long LegsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 13, 2016 | Cincinnati CityBeat

    Early in the 20th century, Woody Guthrie informed his songs about American life by hitchhiking and hopping trains on his frequent cross-country jaunts. Early in the 21st century, Bronx, N.Y. native Alynda Segarra, already singing, playing piano, writing poetry and a fan of Motown Soul, Doo Wop and Hardcore Punk, left home at 17 and discovered North America in much the same fashion, finding a similar affinity for Folk and Country and realizing how they meshed with her existing musical passions.

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  20. Redlands: Adam Miller will present a The Songs of Woody Guthriea July 19 at A.K. Smiley Public LibraryRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 12, 2016 | Redlands Daily Facts

    Adam Miller, a folk singer, folklorist, historian, musicologist and song collector, will perform “The Songs of Woody Guthrie: American Balladeer” at 6:30 p.m. July 19 in the Assembly Room of the A.K. Smiley Public Library, 125 W. Vine St., Redlands.

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