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  1. Ellis Paul to Perform at Outpost in the Burbs Oct. 3Read the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | TheAlternativePress.com

    ... 'Chasing Beauty', his 19th release. The recipient of fifteen Boston Music Awards, Ellis wrote a song with Woody Guthrie's unpublished lyrics and was given an honorary citizenship to Okemah, OK. Woody's hometown. Having grown up in a potato farming ...

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  2. New York's Amigos to bring back hootenannies at Greenwich House Music SchoolRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | Examiner.com

    Acclaimed New York Americana band The Amigos is partnering with Greenwich House Music School in presenting a monthly series of themed music parties, The Amigos Family Dinner , consisting of jam sessions and potluck dinners. The Amigos hope the distinguished West Village facility for music education can evoke the spirit of the legendary hootenannies held in the Village by the likes of Pete Seeger and Woody Guthrie .

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  3. Folk Festival review: Family affair for Bros. LandrethRead the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | Canada.com

    ... more attention to music and rhythm a and that penetrates to your soul" to Segarra's answer that discovering Woody Guthrie and her other musical heroes showed her that "You're capable of so much more than you're taught you're capable of." Harvey, ...

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  4. Historic Newton Presents Arlo Guthrie & Guthrie Family ReunionRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | PRLog US Entertainment

    ... and grandkids. Legendary folk icon and eldest son of America's most beloved singer/writer/ philosopher Woody Guthrie, Arlo Guthrie will gather three generations of Guthries to perform Woody's songs as well as new material written by various family ...

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  5. Sunday concert in Port Townsend to honor songs of Seeger, GuthrieRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Sep 13 | Peninsula Daily News

    The patriotism and protest of folk pioneers Pete Seeger and Woody Guthrie will be celebrated by seven songwriters from the Salish Sea region at "7:30 p.m. Sunday. The show will be at Key City Playhouse, 419 Washington St. Tickets are $15 and can be purchased at the door, by phoning 360-385-KCPT or online at www.keycitypublictheatre.org .

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  6. Jim Dolana s band to open for The Eagles at MSGRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 12 | New York Post

    ... you're a millionaire, and he didn't get your vote." He even takes on social issues as if he were a jet-set Woody Guthrie. In his song "Under The Hood" Dolan decries the 2013 killing of Trayvon Martin by George Zimmerman in Florida. "What made him ...

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  7. Hard Travelin' with Woody Set for What, 10/3-5Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 10 | BroadwayWorld.com

    Hop a box car through the Dustbowl with Woody Guthrie and commune with the spirit, stories and songs of America's iconic folksinger, saint-of-the-workingman and poet-of-the-people as he plays for a union meeting of striking mineworkers in Oklahoma on the verge of vigilante violence. "Hard Travelin' with Woody" is written and performed by Randy Noojin , whose plays have been commissioned and produced at Actors Theatre of Louisville, Ensemble Studio Theatre , Southern Appalachian Repertory Theatre, Bloomington Playwrights Project, Circle Rep Lab, as well as nationwide and internationally; they are published by Dramatic Publishing Company .

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  8. Theaterworks / The Theater Barn: 'Woody Sez' / 'Half and Half' Roads taken and not takenRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 9 | Berkshire Eagle

    HARTFORD, Conn. -- "Woody Sez," an unassuming, down-home musical biography of America's troubadour, Woody Guthrie -- which is being given a lively, appealing and loving season-ending production at Theaterworks -- begins in 1940 in a venue that is perhaps the least likely for this minstrel of social injustice and wealth disparity -- the swank Rainbow Room in New York.

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  9. 'I was there more as a servant': Bob Dylan remembers seminal visits with Woody GuthrieRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 9 | Something Else! Reviews

    A forthcoming audio book titled My Name is New York: Ramblin' Around Woody Guthrie's Town serves as an historic walking guide to the places that defined the folk pioneer's life - including Brooklyn State Hospital, where he met a young Bob Dylan. Guthrie had been diagnosed with Huntington's disease, a genetic neurological disorder, in 1952 at Brooklyn State.

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  10. L.A. Salami: a London troubadour on the riseRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 9 | Beacon

    In the early 60s, during his rise to prominence as a folk icon and reluctant spokesman of the time's social unrest, Bob Dylan would tell stories about his adventure to take on New York City's Greenwich Village and, most importantly, visit an ailing Woody Guthrie, Dylan's musical idol and main influence in his earlier songs. Dylan, who vowed "to be Guthrie's greatest disciple," emulated him in many ways - with his own personal quirks added for embellishment, of course - and the result made him the quintessential songwriter.

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  11. Billy Bragg mixes pop and politics at City WineryRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 9 | New York Daily News

    ... (1988) - with tracks from his most recent album, "Tooth and Nail." And, of course, there will be plenty of Woody Guthrie - the archetypal folkie with the machine that kills fascists. Bragg, backed by Wilco, spent must of the last 15 years serving as ...

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  12. Theaterworks / The Theater Barn: 'Woody Sez' /...Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 9 | Berkshire Eagle

    HARTFORD, Conn. -- "Woody Sez," an unassuming, down-home musical biography of America's troubador, Woody Guthrie -- which is being given a lively, appealing and loving season-ending production at Theaterworks -- begins in 1940 in a venue that is perhaps the least likely for this minstrel of social injustice and wealth disparity -- the swank Rainbow Room in New York.

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  13. 7 DaysRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 9 | CTNow.com

    ... without even trying too hard. At Hartford's new Infinity Hall, she will do what she does best - stand-up. Woody Guthrie had one of the most honest American voices there ever was. He wrote "This Land Is Your Land," hopped freight trains with hobos ...

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  14. Stream Dead Man's Town: A Tribute to Born In the U.S.A.: A...Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 9 | Time

    ... altogether, which is just what Schlansky and Rogers wanted. "I thought the songs could work as well as Woody Guthrie-style folk anthems as they did as Reagan-era radio smashes," says Rogers, who trusted the artists to stay true to Springsteen's ...

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

    Monday Sep 8 | 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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  16. 5 bands to play tribute to late frontman of Lehigh Valley band, raise funds to fight diseaseRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Sep 6 | The Morning Call

    ... muscle coordination and leads to cognitive decline, is the same affliction that claimed the life of folk great Woody Guthrie. Profits from CreaturesFest will be donated to the Philadelphia chapter of the Huntington's Disease Society of America. The ...

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

    Friday Sep 5 | 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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  18. Free concert at Oldcastle Theatre: Bennington College faculty musiciansRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 4 | The Bennington Banner

    On Wednesday, September 10, at 8 p.m. the Bennington College Music Division will present for 75 minutes of music for all members of the Bennington community. This concert will feature a traditional song from the Philippines, Mendelssohn, jazz improv, Brahms, a folk reel, a Woody Guthrie song and much more.

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  19. Portrait artist Robert Shetterly brushes up U.S. historyRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 4 | UnionLeader.com

    PAINTING A PICTURE: Atop a portrait of Woody Guthrie, a folk music icon whose lyricism often focused on themes of social and political turmoil, artist Robert Shetterly has included less well-known words from Guthrie's most-known song, "This Land Is Your Land": One bright sunny morning / in the shadow of the steeple / by the Relief Office, I saw my ... (more)

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  20. John Fullbright is full of life and a bluesy attitudeRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 4 | Oxford Times

    ... a rubbish way to look at life," he laughs. Emerging from the same corner of Oklahoma that spawned folk legend Woody Guthrie, this understated blues-soaked young singer-songwriter has been spoken about in the same hushed tones as his 'Okie' ...

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