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  1. Sources Say: This Lents is Guthrie's Lents: Complex may honoraRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Portland Tribune

    ROSE Community Development is proposing a multifamily complex called the Woody Guthrie Apartments on Southeast 91st Avenue north of Foster Road. Nick Sauvie, ROSE executive director, earlier started a campaign to name the bike path along Interstate 205 the Woody Guthrie Trail, but he ran into resistance.

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  2. Cynthia's picks for a jazzy, arty, cultural weekRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Examiner.com

    ... and folk songs To VPAC on March 5 at 8pm with Frisell will exploring the music of legendary folk troubadour Woody Guthrie. Born 102 years ago, and best known for the classic, "This Land Is Your Land", Guthrie was at the helm of the folk music ...

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  3. Premiere: Darryl Holter and Woody Guthrie's 'California Stars'Read the original story

    Tuesday | Los Angeles Times

    Los Angeles-based singer-songwriter and historian Darryl Holter has recorded an album of songs written by Woody Guthrie when he was living and working in Los Angeles in the 1930s. Los Angeles-based singer-songwriter and historian Darryl Holter has recorded an album of songs written by Woody Guthrie when he was living and working in Los Angeles in the 1930s.

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  4. Area of police shooting long a haven for the destituteRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | The Fresno Bee

    ... with a new wave of migrants, including many escaping the Dust Bowl desolation of the Midwest. Folk singer Woody Guthrie, who spent time in Skid Row, declared it "the skiddiest of all Skid Rows" in his 1943 autobiography "Bound For Glory." The area ...

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  5. Jim Jones returns to Luna RossaRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Deming Headlight

    ... of the West. A native Texan who makes his home in New Mexico, Jones follows in the great folk tradition of Woody Guthrie, Ramblin' Jack Elliott, Ian Tyson and Chuck Pyle. Like those who have gone before, he is a philosopher who often presents his ...

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  6. Flatbush concert celebrates Woody Guthriea s Jewish, Coney songsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 27 | The Brooklyn Paper

    Family man: Guthrie moved to Brooklyn to escape the bustle of Manhattan, and enjoyed playing on the beach at Coney Island with his kids. Klezmania: The Klezmatics is playing a show of Woody Guthrie songs written while he lived in Coney Island in the 1940s and inspired by his connections to Jewish culture.

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  7. LA Phil's Deck The Hall series continues with The Klezmatics & Arturo SandovalRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 19, 2014 | Examiner.com

    ... musical influences. " The Klezmatics: Happy Joyous Hanukkah " will feature Hanukkah songs with lyrics by Woody Guthrie, the American folk musician most known for writing "This Land is Your Land." The Klezmatics were commissioned by Woody's daughter ...

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  8. Yeti Love - The Alleycat, Denmark Street, Soho, LondonRead the original story

    Saturday Feb 21 | Music-News.com

    ... the stage is the evening's special guest, Will Varley: folksinger, poet and storyteller who in 2011, in true Woody Guthrie style, embarked on a one hundred and thirty mile walking tour across the country; sleeping in barns and camping by canals. ...

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  9. Robbie Dinwoodie: Chimes of FreedomRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 25 | Sunday Herald

    WOODY Guthrie, the Dust Bowl Troubadour, wrote This Land is Your Land in 1940, a year before he famously inscribed This Machine Kills Fascists on his guitar, and the political song has always been a staple of my music library, in a line from Guthrie down through, among many others, Bob Dylan, Bruce Springsteen, Joe Strummer, Elvis Costello and Robert Wyatt. WOODY Guthrie, the Dust Bowl Troubadour, wrote This Land is Your Land in 1940, a year before he famously inscribed This Machine Kills Fascists on his guitar, and the political song has always been a staple of my music library, in a line from Guthrie down through, among many others, Bob Dylan, Bruce Springsteen, Joe Strummer, Elvis Costello and Robert Wyatt.

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

    Tuesday Feb 24 | 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. Music History for February 23, 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 23 | Examiner.com

    In 1927 , The Federal Radio Commission, later the Federal Communications Commission or FCC, is created by US President Calvin Coolidge to regulate the new broadcast industry. In 1940, Woody Guthrie wrote the lyrics to "This Land Is Your Land" in his room at the Hanover House Hotel in New York City.

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    Monday Feb 23 | Daily Kos

    ... indirectly against President ... On this day in labor history the year was 1940, in a hotel in New York City, Woody Guthrie penned the original lyrics of his song "This Land is Your Land." The song was not recorded at Folkway ... it was an explosive ...

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  13. This Land IS Our LandRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 23 | Daily Kos

    On this day in labor history the year was 1940, in a hotel in New York City, Woody Guthrie penned the original lyrics of his song "This Land is Your Land." The song was not recorded at Folkway Records until four years later.

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

    Monday Feb 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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  15. Arlo Guthrie serves up 'Alice's Restaurant' with wit, wisdom at Birmingham's Alys Stephens CenterRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Feb 22 | Alabama Live

    ... introduced them immediately as "friends and family.") It's no surprise that Guthrie, son of the legendary Woody Guthrie , has the ability to hold an audience in thrall. He comes by his talent honestly -- it's in his bloodline, after all -- and ...

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  16. Jorma KaukonenRead the original story

    Saturday Feb 21 | Denver Westword

    ... t In No Hurry , a collection of classic American songs, blues and rockers penned by Kaukonen as well as a lost Woody Guthrie lyric set to music.

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  17. 'Legend of Leadbelly': TV reviewRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 21 | New York Daily News

    Leadbelly has inspired generations of musicians, from The Weavers to the Grateful Dead, from Van Morrison to The Beach Boys and even Nirvana. WHEN THEY talk about the great folk music troubadours and carriers of the 20th century, too often they mention Woody Guthrie and A.P. Carter and the Lomaxes, then leave out Leadbelly .

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  18. eTown Live Radio Show Taping with Jorma Kaukonen & Joe PurdyRead the original story

    Saturday Feb 21 | Denver Westword

    ... t In No Hurry , a collection of classic American songs, blues and rockers penned by Kaukonen as well as a lost Woody Guthrie lyric set to music.

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  19. 2/20/15: Today's Top Tips: FridayRead the original story

    Friday Feb 20 | Nippertown!

    MUSIC : "This Land Is Your Land at 75" @ The Linda , Albany. On the 75th anniversary of the penning of the classic American song, singer-songwriter-multi-instrumentalist Michael Eck offers a musical tribute to the great Woody Guthrie.

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  20. Top Picks: Natalie Prass's self-titled album, the movie 'The Tale of Princess Kaguya,' and moreRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 20 | Christian Science Monitor

    ... Southern childhood and brushes with the law to becoming a 12-string guitarist who played alongside Woody Guthrie and Pete Seeger . His story Legend of Lead Belly premiA res on the Smithsonian Channel Feb. 23 at 8 p.m. If you're going to call your ...

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