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  1. Folkadelphia Session: Andrew Jackson JihadRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | WXPN-FM Philadelphia

    ... a musical sector between sweaty basement punk rock and outspoken brash folk (I picture Billy Bragg or even Woody Guthrie) and I guess, the two are not so very different after all. Lyrically driven, songs with meaning, songs with humor, songs with a ...

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  2. Bernie Sanders, U.S. senator and, uh, rock star?Read the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | USA Today

    ... speeches with his deep New York accent intertwined with updated versions of classic folk songs such as Woody Guthrie's This Land Is Your Land . Many of his soliloquys would work just fine as stump speeches for his potential presidential push in ...

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  3. Tickets on sale for Paul, Day in MarchRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Herald Gazette

    Tickets are on sale now for the March 13 concert by Ellis Paul and Howie Day at the Strand Theatre, 345 Main St. The Friday night show will start 7:30 p.m. Folk singer/songwriter Paul is a key figure in what has become known as the Boston school of songwriting - a literate, provocative and urbanely romantic folk-pop style that helped ignite the folk revival of the 1990s. His pop music songs have appeared in movies and on television, bridging the gap between the modern folk sound and the populist traditions of Woody Guthrie and Pete Seeger.

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  4. The Kruger Brothers' music, from the Alps to the AppalachiansRead the original story

    Tuesday | Mountain Xpress

    ... Switzerland. Their father had studied in the U.S. in the '50s; the music of Scruggs, Monroe, Pete Seeger and Woody Guthrie became their transcontinental textbooks. When he was 10, Jens got a Pete Seeger songbook and a proper banjo from his mother; ...

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  5. Grammy Award nominated John Fullbright comes to Marblehead on November 21Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Patch.com

    ... is about - the buzz about Johnis deafening. Opening is Greg Klyma, a man hellbent on becoming Buffalo's own Woody Guthrie. Doors open at 7:30 PM for this 8:00 PM show at the me&thee coffeehouse which is located at the Unitarian Universalist Church ...

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  6. Book Excerpt: Bruce Cockburn makes a musical connectionRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Nov 16 | Canada.com

    ... I met Peter Hodgson, who was a fingerpicking guitar player. Peter played an eclectic repertoire of blues, Woody Guthrie and old-time country music, as well as a range of songs from across the folk world. When we played together I'd inject little ...

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

    Sunday Nov 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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  8. Stetson Kennedy's home open Sunday as part of ceremony dedicating it a National Literary LandmarkRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 14 | The Florida Times-Union

    ... Association. It had previously been given designation as a National Literary Landmark because folk singer Woody Guthrie, a close friend of Kennedy's, wrote about 80 songs and part of an autobiography while there. Now it also is dedicated as the ...

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  9. Stetson Kennedy's home will be open to visitors Sunday during a...Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Nov 15 | St. Augustine Record

    ... Association. It had previously been given designation as a National Literary Landmark because folk singer Woody Guthrie, a close friend of Kennedy's, wrote about 80 songs and part of an autobiography while there. Now it also is dedicated as the ...

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  10. Singer-songwriter Brett Dennan poised to take to stage ahead of Paloma FaithRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 14 | The Daily Record

    ... any kind of pretension weighing things down. Brett's lineage leads back to characters like Jimmie Rodgers and Woody Guthrie, guys always hot to get out of town and always left with a guitar in tow. And, on some levels, his writing and performing ...

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

    Wednesday Nov 12 | 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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  12. Only known color photo of north Louisiana folk music icon Lead Belly revealedRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 12 | The Times-Picayune

    ... apparently taken shortly before his death in December 1949 in New York. A close friend of fellow folk icons Woody Guthrie and Pete Seeger, Huddie "Lead Belly" Ledbetter spent time in prison in both Louisiana and Texas before being "discovered" by ...

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

    Wednesday Nov 12 | 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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  14. An Evening with John McCutcheon at the me and thee on November 14Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 11 | Patch.com

    ... toured Australia for the sixth time, toured Chile in support of a women's health initiative, appeared in a Woody Guthrie tribute concert in New York City, gave a featured concert at the Smithsonian Folklife Festival, taught performance art skills at ...

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  15. Craig Sonnenfeld and Patti DeRosa in Concert at Paradise Cafe...Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 10 | Patch.com

    ... them the real American classics. Whether it is Robert Johnson or Mississippi John Hurt, or Hank Williams or Woody Guthrie or Elvis or Ray Charles you listen to, all of these people were originals drawing on past traditional music and creating new ...

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  16. Pete Molinari - Hang My Head In ShameRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Nov 9 | Brookale Public Radio

    Pete Molinari is fast establishing himself as one of the UK's most exciting musical talents. Born into a large Maltese, Italian and Egyptian family in Kent, the young musician became fascinated with the 1960s' folk of Leadbelly, Hank Williams, Bob Dylan and Woody Guthrie.

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  17. Election Divides GOP On Whether To Seize And Sell America's Public LandsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 7 | ThinkProgress

    ... his position after his Democratic opponent ran a popular ad criticizing his stance. The ad, set to the tune of Woody Guthrie's famous "This Land is Your Land," elevated the issue to a central debate on the campaign. Zinke then clarified that "he ...

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  18. Pop Music Needs to Become Political AgainRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 6 | Denver Westword

    ... the finger at the wrongdoers brought social relevance to popular music for decades, from the folk anthems of Woody Guthrie in the '40s to the socially conscious hip-hop of the late '80s and early '90s. That deified decade, the 1960s, is usually seen ...

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  19. Boston strongRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 6 | Ventura County Reporter

    ... original, so we weren't singing about parrots. "Shipping Up to Boston" is based on lyrics from an unreleased Woody Guthrie song. How did that come together? Woody Guthrie's daughter or granddaughter's son is a fan of the band, and they invited us to ...

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  20. Roger McGuinn, St George's Church, St George's Road, Kemp Town, Brighton, Wednesday, November 5Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 6 | The Argus

    ... with My Back Pages setting the scene nicely as McGuinn took us through the years. McGuinn's folk roots, meant Woody Guthrie followed Leadbelly, which followed a rousing sea shanty. When you are in the Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame you can end your set ...

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