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  1. Tom Paxton's "The Battle of the Sexes" - Exclusive Song PremiereRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | Guitar World

    ... rhyming "sexes" and "Texas" justified going out for lunch." Like countless young adults who fell in love with Woody Guthrie and Pete Seeger, Tom Paxton headed to Greenwich Village in the early '60s, just in time to join Bob Dylan, Dave Van Ronk, ...

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  2. Judy Collins Sings Sondheim Comes to the Venetian Room, 2/28 & 3/1Read the original story

    Yesterday | BroadwayWorld.com

    ... Judy Collins made her public debut performing Mozart's "Concerto for Two Pianos," but it was musicians such as Woody Guthrie and Pete Seeger , as well as the traditional songs of the folk revival, that truly piqued her interest. She soon moved away ...

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

    Friday Jan 23 | 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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  4. 10 Songs About Professional WrestlersRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 23 | ChartAttack

    ... narratives. That puts her in the tradition of some of the great folk singers, like Pete Seeger and Woody Guthrie . But she's not a throwback. She recognizes that the stories in the squared circle are just as potent American storytelling archetypes ...

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  5. Hooks and Books: Music and Literature 2Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 23 | Examiner.com

    ... songs briefly discussed in this column have their roots in books. Here are the first selections: "Tom Joad" - Woody Guthrie : This song is included on a few Guthrie compilation albums. Perhaps the most recent release to include it is the remastered ...

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  6. Theatre review: Chris O'Dowd and James Franco superb in Of Mice and MenRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 22 | Sydney Morning Herald

    ... and a monumental pace - as if the folk idioms of the '30s remained in common usage. There are plangent Woody Guthrie-style guitar riffs and a set by Todd Rosenthal which looks like a styleless chunk of an ancient soundstage in which night falls on ...

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  7. Dave and Phil Alvin back together againRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 21 | Santa Cruz Sentinel

    ... mean, it just jumped off those records.” “As far as I'm concerned, in American music, you've got Woody Guthrie, Leadbelly, the Carter Family and Big Bill Broonzy. That's how big his influence was back in his day.” Broonzy played ...

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  8. Conservatives Outraged Obama Used Slightly Different Formulation of Words to Praise God and CountryRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 21 | The Stranger

    ... the case! ...my first impression on the overall note Obama was playing at the end was, This Land Is Your Land, Woody Guthrie communist sympathizer . Maybe when he says " God bless this country we love" he is thinking of some country other than the ...

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  9. Brooklyn Center for the Performing Arts to Present The Klezmatics, 3/8Read the original story

    Wednesday Jan 21 | BroadwayWorld.com

    Brooklyn Center for the Performing Arts at Brooklyn College continues its 60th Anniversary Season with an afternoon of joyous and uplifting music by the Grammy Award-winning Klezmatics on Sunday, March 8, 2015 at 3pm. Titled "Woody Guthrie's Wonder Wheel Tour," the program pays tribute to the great Woody Guthrie, one of the finest American lyricists of the 20th Century, featuring songs with lyrics penned by Guthrie during the time he lived in Brooklyn, set to music by members of the Klezmatics.

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

    Tuesday Jan 20 | 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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  11. God used Irving Berlin to bless AmericaRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 20 | Examiner.com

    ... in March 1939. Though well received by the vast majority of Americans, there were also naysayers in the group. Woody Guthrie considered the lyrics to be complacent and unrealistic. Shortly thereafter he wrote This Land is Your Land . Groups such as ...

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  12. Happy 2015 RIP Birthday to One of the Grandfathers of Folk Music and Delta Blues, Lead BellyRead the original story

    Tuesday Jan 20 | Aquarius Papers

    ... fixture in New York City's surging folk music scene and befriending the likes of Sonny Terry, Brownie McGhee, Woody Guthrie, and a young Pete Seeger, all fellow performers on Back Where I Come From . During the first half of the decade he recorded ...

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  13. Organization behind Port Townsend tall ship receives donation to help test green technologiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 20 | Peninsula Daily News

    ... dividing boards sport musical notes, one spelling out Beethoven's "Ode to Joy" and another a line from Woody Guthrie's "This Land is Your Land." Prior to moving to the state in the 1990s, Nejmeh worked on the Clearwater, a Hudson River schooner that ...

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  14. Community groups host candlelight vigil in honor of Martin Luther King Jr.Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 19 | The Bennington Banner

    ... Bennington Peace and Justice Center and the Bennington Interfaith Council began at 6 p.m., with the singing of Woody Guthrie's classic American folk song, "This Land is Your Land." They continued with John Lennon's "Give Peace a Chance," and the ... 2 comments

  15. Guthrie performs Alice's RestaurantRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 19 | Tampa Bay Newspapers

    Legendary singer-songwriter, storyteller, social commentator and humanitarian Arlo Guthrie returns to the Capitol Theatre on Friday, Jan. 23, 7 p.m. to commemorate the 50th anniversary of his iconic song, Alice's Restaurant. When a young Arlo, son of renowned folk legend Woody Guthrie, was arrested for littering on Thanksgiving Day back in 1965, he couldn't know that it would launch his career, turning him into a counterculture hero.

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  16. Bound for Glory..Visiting Woody Guthire through Randy Noojin..A one man showRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 19 | CNN

    ... Americana, to me.. I was lucky enough, a few weeks ago to see a wonderful one man show with the music of Woody Guthrie, written and performed by Randy Noojin at the Coney Island USA museum about Woody Guthrie, the artist, writer, musician, some call ...

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  17. Jorma Kaukonen to Release New Solo Album, "Ain't in No Hurry," Next MonthRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 19 | WJZW-FM Washington

    Hot Tuna frontman and ex- Jefferson Airplane guitarist Jorma Kaukonen will release a new solo album titled Ain't in No Hurry on February 17. The 11-song collection features a mix of original compositions and traditional blues and folk tunes. Among the songs on the album is a tune featuring lyrics written by late folk legend Woody Guthrie that were set to music by Kaukonen and Levon Helm Band music director Larry Campbell .

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  18. Woody GuthrieRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jan 17 | The Free Dictionary

    ... that George Sherman suffered from the same hereditary disease. When Nora Guthrie was institutionalized, Woody Guthrie was 14. His father Charley was living and working in Pampa, Texas , to repay his debts from unsuccessful real estate deals. Woody ...

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

    Friday Jan 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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  20. "Elaine St. George sings Steve Goodman"Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 16 | Patch.com

    Steve Goodman, the Chicago-born folk music singer-songwriter whose promising career was cut short in 1984, is brought to life by Elaine St. George, in a loving and irreverent show The New York Times called a "poignant, easygoing tribute." Times critic Stephen Holden wrote that audiences were "transported deep inside [Goodman's] world of personalized Americana, evocative of Norman Rockwell by way of Woody Guthrie."

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