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  1. Portland street fee song nominations are in, it's time to vote:...Read the original story

    Monday | OregonLive.com

    ... measure , sending it to voters in November. They did so with a specially written parks bond song, riffing off Woody Guthrie's classic "This Land is Your Land." Was the song a bit sappy? Yes. But it also provided ample material for a contest to name ...

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  2. Charlie Parr performs blues, spirituals at Green FrogRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Bellingham Herald

    ... his dad's recordings of America's musical founding fathers, including Charley Patton and Lightnin' Hopkins, Woody Guthrie and Leadbelly. With his long scraggly hair, Father Time beard, thrift-store workingman's flannel and jeans, and his emphatic, ...

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  3. Gann Brewer: 'Peddlers & Ghosts'Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Examiner.com

    Mississippi born, singer-songwriter Gann Brewer is, indeed another in a line of American everyman folk singers inspired by the likes of Woody Guthrie , John Prine and Hank Williams.

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  4. Chatauqua Theater Company Presents Go West!,TonightRead the original story

    Saturday Jul 26 | BroadwayWorld.com

    ... cloth, which itself "dances" throughout the performance. To assemble the script for Go West! music ranges from Woody Guthrie to European influenced canons. "There is an undeniable, strong ache underlying this drive to expand our horizons; an ache of ...

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  5. XPoNential Artist Spotlight: Keeping mountain minstrelsy alive with MarahRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 26 | WXPN-FM Philadelphia

    ... for the XPoNential Music Festival. I swapped emails with Dave about the growth of the project, the shadow of Woody Guthrie, and what we can expect from the band's not-so-secret weapon - 10-year-old fiddle prodigy Gus Tritsch - when the band takes ...

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

    Wednesday Jul 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."

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  7. Best of Portland 2014: Best ListensRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 11, 2014 | Willamette Week

    ... "Good riddance," Funk says. "Frankly, her bad vibes onstage really ruined it for me." Seventy-some years after Woody Guthrie recorded "Grand Coulee Dam" at a Portland studio, the city has again helped craft an ode to America's largest hydroelectric ...

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  8. Navigating Fringe is all about managing the clockRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 22 | The Pitch

    ... show allowed for travel to the Fishtank, where Randy Noojin brilliantly inhabited the voice and spirit of Woody Guthrie. In his one-man Hard Travelin' With Woody , which he also wrote, he brought the singular musician-writer-artist (playing for mine ...

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  9. The Actor and the MinisterRead the original story

    Monday Jul 21 | Common Dreams

    ... speaks to an unseen investigator. [To see samples from the play, click here .] "Mercy Killers" opens with Woody Guthrie's "This Land Is Your Land" playing. The song soon morphs into the sound of sirens. Joe explains how he attempted to care for his ...

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  10. U.S. stamp for Jim Morrison considered in 1993 and rejectedRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 22 | Linn's Stamp News

    ... stamps issued in the United States Music Icons series in 2014 honor Jimi Hendrix and Janis Joplin. Figure 3. Woody Guthrie could fairly be called anti-establishment, and yet here he is, depicted on a U.S. postage stamp in 1998. Guthrie's son Arlo ...

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  11. Bond of BrothersRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 21 | Cincinnati CityBeat

    ... s cut at Sun Records. But he cut it in 1929. To put it simply, his influence is so big I put him up there with Woody Guthrie, Leadbelly and the Carter Family. That's a huge swath of influence for a Folk musician."

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  12. The Actor and the MinisterRead the original story

    Monday Jul 21 | Common Dreams

    ... speaks to an unseen investigator. [To see samples from the play, click here .] "Mercy Killers" opens with Woody Guthrie's "This Land Is Your Land" playing. The song soon morphs into the sound of sirens. Joe explains how he attempted to care for his ...

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  13. The New Christy Minstrels to perform in Livermore ThursdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 21 | Pleasanton Weekly

    ... haunting melody and refrain of "Today" as well as the toe-tapping "Green Green." The folk group also brought Woody Guthrie's "This Land is Your Land" to fame. Randy Sparks, who grew up in Oakland and attended UC Berkeley, launched The New Christy ...

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  14. OLLI column | Video course to share conversation with Pete SeegerRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 19 | Centre Daily Times

    ... when I interviewed him on the occasion of the 25th anniversary of Sing Out! the folk music magazine that he, Woody Guthrie and others started back in 1950. A few times over the years, I invited Pete to come to Central Pennsylvania to perform. He had ...

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  15. The song remains the sameRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 19 | The Daily Star

    ... to the C&O Railroad for 25 cents a day. Photo: From Nelson's book "Ain't Nothing but a Man". He's a hero to Woody Guthrie, a warning to Mississippi John Hurt, an inspiration to the chain gang. From verse-to-verse, generation-to-generation, the story ...

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  16. The Week in Music: Jenny Lewis, Woody Guthrie, more recsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 18 | USA Today

    1. 2. My Name is New York, Woody Guthrie. An upcoming album features tunes the folk legend penned about the Big Apple, and the title track blows most of today's artists out of the water. 3. 4. Chick Habit, The Week in Music: Jenny Lewis, Woody ...

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  17. Reviews of recent indie releasesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 17 | Sunherald.com

    ... "first to record" process. Politically slanted songs are purveyed by Pete and Pete with The Almanac Singers (Woody Guthrie, Lee Hays & Millard Lampell). The Weavers (Pete, Hays, Ronnie Gilbert & Fred Hellerman) sang often heavily orchestrated folk ...

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  18. This Show Is Your Show: A Tribute to GuthrieRead the original story

    Wednesday Jul 16 | SF Classical Voice

    Woody Guthrie's American Song , the award-winning musical based on the life and music of the iconic American folk singer, returns to the Freight & Salvage on Thursday, July 17, in a concert production for four performances, including a Sunday matinee.

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  19. Bay Area nightlife picks, July 17Read the original story

    Wednesday Jul 16 | SFGate

    ... 7:30 p.m. Thursday. $25-$50. SF Jazz Miner Auditorium, 201 Franklin St., S.F. (866) 920-5299. www.sfjazz.org . Woody Guthrie 's American Song: Celebrating its 25th anniversary in production, UC Berkeley Professor Peter Glazer 's theatrical tribute ...

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  20. Millennials Rediscover AmericaRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 15 | Forbes.com

    ... through the train, playing old tunes on her harmonica. Her musical hero is '40s American folk musician, Woody Guthrie. Lindsea Wilbur, 24, (pictured above) fused modern with vintage, suggesting that Millennial have not forgotten their roots. (Photo ...

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