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

    6 hrs ago | 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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  2. LA Phil's Deck The Hall series continues with The Klezmatics & Arturo SandovalRead the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | 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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  3. Entering its third decade, the Klezmatics have made klezmer a household soundRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Santa Cruz Sentinel

    ... music with the help of an unusual collaborator. That collaborator is the great Oklahoma folk icon Woody Guthrie, who wrote a number of Jewish-flavored folk songs in the 1940s, inspired by his mother-in-law, the Yiddish poet Aliza Greenblatt. Fast ...

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  4. Charleston Music Hall brings The 78 Project Movie to the screen Jan. 29Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 17 | Charleston City Paper

    Back in the 1930s and 1940s Alan Lomax traveled America collecting recordings of folk singers performing their tunes. Lomax would collect samples using a Presto direct-to-disc recorder and would also occasionally conduct interviews, including Woody Guthrie, Muddy Waters, and others.

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  5. Philadelphia's Museum of American Jewish History hails Hanukkah...and Christmas: Not far by carRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 17 | PennLive.com

    ... gelt (coins) depending on which Hebrew letter is "up" when the top stops spinning. You may have followed Woody Guthrie's long career. But did you know that he took to writing Jewish inflected songs like "Clap your hands, Happy Hanukky" after being ...

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  6. Tracing Rebel Roots of a Guthrie Hanukkah SongRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 16 | Forward

    ... and Tommy Makem singing one of the great battle songs of freedom, "The Men of the West." How did Oklahoma-born Woody Guthrie, the bard of the Dust Bowl, come to write a whole cycle of Hanukkah songs? Music critic Thomas Conner has a lovely essay in ...

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  7. Woody Guthrie's NYC years come alive in new recordingRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Dec 13 | USA Today

    Woody Guthrie's NYC years come alive in new recording A three-CD collection chronicles Guthrie's New York years - from 1940 to 1967. Check out this story on USATODAY.com: http://usat.ly/1AvsqCt Nora Guthrie, daughter of Woody Guthrie, and her daughter Anna Canoni discuss the audio book "My Name is New York: Ramblin' Around Woody Guthrie's Town" at the Woody Guthrie Archives in Mount Kisco, N.Y. Nora Guthrie, left, and her daughter Anna Canoni at the Woody Guthrie Archives, Nov. 12, 2014, in Mount Kisco, N.Y. WHITE PLAINS, N.Y. - When Nora Guthrie conceives a publication or recording about the life of her father, Woody, she always likes to include at least one fact that will be news to her folksinger brother, Arlo.

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  8. Mix the News: The Protest PlaylistRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 12 | The Washington Post

    ... of bluegrass, country, folk and feminism. The purveyor of 'Hard-Hitting Songs For Hard-Hit People' a la Woody Guthrie, Dickens rails here against the isolation and disposability of America's elders in a money-mad America." "The hopeful determined ...

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

    Friday Dec 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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  10. Bob Dylan's 'Basement Tapes' release covers multiple formatsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 11 | Los Angeles Times

    Bob Dylan and the Band performing at the Woody Guthrie memorial concert In New York City's Carnegie Hall on Jan. 20, 1968. Bob Dylan and the Band performing at the Woody Guthrie memorial concert In New York City's Carnegie Hall on Jan. 20, 1968.

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  11. David Lee Roth Channels Bob Dylan With His Amazingly Weird New...Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 11 | VH1

    ... crushing jam like you might expect. Instead, the tune is reminiscent of folk protest songs in the style of Woody Guthrie and early Bob Dylan . So gather 'round and listen close as Uncle Dave sings the tale of a Christmas dream. No literally, it's a ...

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  12. Donna Donna: WATCH David Lee Roth's Odd New Christmas Song VideoRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 11 | WBAB-FM West Babylon

    So what's so strange about DLR's new Christmas tune? It's not exactly rock, it's a 'talking blues,' which is a style of folk/country music popularized in the 1920's. and carried up through the 20th century by Woody Guthrie and then Bob Dylan.

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  13. Klezmatics turn Woody Guthrie's Hanukkah lyrics into songsRead the original story

    Wednesday Dec 10 | SFGate

    The Klezmatics plays SFJazz, performing songs they wrote for Woody Guthrie's lyrics about Hanukkah and Cony Island, where where the Guthrie family lived in the '40s. When you think of Woody Guthrie , Jewish music probably doesn't come to mind.

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  14. Album Review: CottonRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 10 | Willamette Week

    ... impulsive and erratic as a conversation around a campfire. Opening track "Seasons of the Heart" feels like a Woody Guthrie tune, while "Green" touts a whimsical, Ween-ish kind of vibe. Highlights "Lilium" and "Knot" demonstrate Han's ability to ...

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    Tuesday Dec 9 | Salt Lake City Weekly

    Kick your holidays off by heading to Canyons for DecemberFest, a new ten-day festival including morning and apres musical acts, village entertainers, a resort lighting ceremony, and more! Storytime, Special Event, Children's Event Join us for a Hanukah Storytime featuring Honeyky Hanukah by Woody Guthrie. It's Honey Hanukah time! A fun-filled story celebrating Hanukah with accompanying CD.

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

    Tuesday Dec 9 | 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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  17. Oregon Shakespeare Festival actors bring show to Monterey HighRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 8 | Monterey County Herald

    ... workshops and performed excerpts from Shakespeare's work. (Vern Fisher - Monterey Herald) MONTEREY >> Woody Guthrie, as played by Michael Gabriel Goodfriend, is talking about his famous song “This Land is Your Land,” while Juan Jose ...

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  18. Takoma Releases New LP 'Kerosene Belts'Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 3 | Mi2n

    ... At various times Takoma have cited as artistic influences Michael Hurley, Bob Dylan, Wilco, Daniel Johnston, Woody Guthrie, Califone, and Graham Coxon. They can be reasonably described as folk, bluegrass, blues, alternative country and Americana ...

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  19. Elder Music: Transforming a Song 2Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Dec 7 | Time Goes By

    ... a single. It came from an album called "Vision Shared" where various artists performed works by Leadbelly and Woody Guthrie. Richard did what Richard always does. JACKIE DESHANNON was probably the first female singer/songwriter of the rock and roll ...

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  20. Scoop: Foo Fighters: Sonic Highways - Series Finale on Hbo - Tonight, December 5, 2014Read the original story

    Thursday Dec 4 | BroadwayWorld.com

    ... influence on American music are KISS' Paul Stanley , producer Jimmy Iovine , Nora Guthrie (daughter of Woody Guthrie ), Sonic Youth's Thurston Moore , Chuck D of Public Enemy, LL Cool J , Beastie Boys' Mike D, and producer Rick Rubin. From the ...

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