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  1. Lois Lilienstein dies at 78; sang in Sharon, Lois & Bram trioRead the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | Los Angeles Times

    ... also drew from folk traditions, movie songs and rock numbers such as "Rock Around the Clock." "We believe in Woody Guthrie's definition of a children's song: that it's any song a child likes to sing," Lilienstein told the Los Angeles Times in 1990 ...

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  2. Ramblin' on his mindRead the original story

    Thursday | Sonoma Index Tribune

    ... Room presents Ramblin'Jack Elliott. Elliott is a folk legend, growing up inspired by rodeo and the music of Woody Guthrie, so much that it's said that after Woody's death at a 55 in 1967, Guthrie's son Arlo actually learned his fathers style of ...

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  3. The Tower Chorale May ConcertRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Patch.com

    "Folk Fest" The Tower Chorale, directed by Patrick Godon, presents this fun program featuring two different periods of folk music. The first segment will highlight old folk melodies from Stephen Foster, Woody Guthrie and more.

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  4. Hey BeautifulHot Club of Cowtown fiddler Elana James calls the tune on her second solo discRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 23 | The Austin Chronicle

    ... Yaz/Alison Moyet's biggest hit "Only You" and Meri Wilson's "Telephone Man." There's also American folk from Woody Guthrie and the Grateful Dead, as well as an Azerbaijani fiddle tune and, from the former Bob Dylan hired hand, a honky-tonk rendition ...

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  5. Hear 14-Year-Old Americana Prodigy Sammy Brue's New EPRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 22 | RollingStone

    ... system." On songs like the title track, it's nearly impossible not to think of a young Bob Dylan discovering Woody Guthrie, cutting his teeth in New York bars - Brue's already written his own ode to the Dust Bowl Troubadour - but he's a student of ...

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  6. Reporting: Mexico11 are Killed in 20 Hours. So Where's the Media?Read the original story

    Tuesday Apr 21 | 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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  7. Running down a common roadRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 21 | The Wave

    This week had such a thread. It began on Saturday, when I went to the Arlo Guthrie concert. Arlo is the son of Woody Guthrie, a famous folk song writer/singer, and part of his concert revolved around memories of his dad. Arlo's obvious love for his ...

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  8. The Music Itself Is a Form of ProtestRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 21 | The New Yorker

    Music and politics have long had an intimate connection. Woody Guthrie painted "This Machine Kills Fascists" on his guitar and sang folk anthems about rights and justice.

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  9. Hear It First - Charlie Parr, 'Stumpjumper'Read the original story

    Monday Apr 20 | Folk Alley

    ... collection of folk and blues records. He immersed himself in the sounds of Lightnin' Hopkins, Leadbelly and Woody Guthrie, among others, and those influences are all very apparent in his newest recording, 'Stumpjumper.' At the same time, however, ...

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  10. West Coast Premiere of the Way West Opens Tonight at Marin TheatreRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 20 | BroadwayWorld.com

    ... and Smith. Sam Misner and Meghan Pearl Smith best known for their numerous appearances, including at MTC, in Woody Guthrie 's American Song. Formerly a Playwrights' Center core writer, Lark Play Development Center fellow and a member of the Emerging ...

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  11. Latest Bruce Springsteen live CD to be released this weekRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 20 | Examiner.com

    ... of Creedence Clearwater Revival 's "Who'll Stop the Rain", Wilson Pickett 's "In the Midnight Hour", and Woody Guthrie 's "This Land Is Your Land". And for the holiday there is even a rousing "Auld Lang Syne". The encore includes "Santa Claus Is ...

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  12. Reporting: Mexico11 are Killed in 20 Hours. So Where's the Media?Read the original story

    Thursday Apr 16 | 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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  13. Notable CDsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 16 | World Magazine

    That Kaukonen's embrace of Judaism has coincided with his strongest solo albums needn't imply cause and effect. The traditional folk-blues of which he's enamored include gospel songs, and this time he has even come up with music for Woody Guthrie lyrics based on the words of a man who had "nails in his feet and nails in his hands."

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  14. Jayme Stone's Lomax Project Featuring Tim O'BrienRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 16 | Cybergrass

    ... to revive and recycle traditional music. "He was the guy who first recorded Muddy Waters, Lead Belly, Woody Guthrie...," said Stone. "A lot of the incredible folk music that we have is with us still because he preserved it." The repertoire includes ...

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  15. Birmingham Folk-Fest - the tradition continuesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 21, 2009 | Examiner.com

    A lot of people think Kingston Trio, Woody Guthrie and Bob Dylan when you mention " Folk " music. Well yes that is folk, but so is Gordon Lightfoot, T Rex, and The Indigo Girls.

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  16. West Coast Premiere of the Way West Begins Tonight at Marin TheatreRead the original story

    Wednesday Apr 15 | BroadwayWorld.com

    ... and Smith. Sam Misner and Meghan Pearl Smith best known for their numerous appearances, including at MTC, in Woody Guthrie 's American Song. Formerly a Playwrights' Center core writer, Lark Play Development Center fellow and a member of the Emerging ...

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  17. Video: 'They're Trying to Tear Old Greystone Down,' sings Grover KembleRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 14 | Morristown Green

    ... Green in 2011. Multiplied by 25 years working at Greystone, "that's 25,000 times I sang that song." "Woody Guthrie 2" by Al Aumuller/New York World-Telegram and the Sun, from the United States Library of Congress. Guthrie, whose many compositions ...

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  18. Hundreds rally to urge halt to Greystone demolitionRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Apr 12 | Morristown Green

    Demonsrators rally in hopes of halting demolition of the Kirkbride Building, former centerpiece of Greystone Park State Psychiatric Hospital. Photo by Kevin Coughlin Singing Woody Guthrie's This Land Is Your Land amid chants of "Don't Tear It Down," demonstrators on Sunday marched on the grounds of the former Greystone Park State Psychiatric Hospital, urging a halt to demolition of the 139-year-old Kirkbride Building.

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  19. Random People Keep Giving Martin O'Malley Guitars To PlayRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Apr 12 | Switched

    ... hosted by his political action committee in Washington, busting out original songs as well as covers like Woody Guthrie's "This Land is Your Land" and The Pogues' pub-rock jam "Body of an American." It might seem a bit bizarre for a politically ...

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  20. The Concert For Social Justice at the Fonda TheaterRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Apr 11 | Examiner.com

    ... an encore led by Tom Morello and Browne with all the previous performers. The closing song was none other than Woody Guthrie's "This Land Is Your Land." In most schools this a song taught to students about equality, however Morello mentioned there ...

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