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  1. Take a trip to Woody Guthrie's New YorkRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 22, 2013 | The Times-Picayune

    Folk singer Woody Guthrie spend 27 years living in New York. After getting requests from tourists interested in retracing Guthrie's steps, his family decided to collect the New York addresses that he called home and present them, with interviews, in a paperback guide and an audio walking tour.

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  2. DStreet Announces Partnership with the Rocky Mountain Chapter of the...Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 26 | PRWeb

    ... and finding a cure can be continued." Founded in 1968 by Marjorie Guthrie, the wife of legendary folk musician Woody Guthrie, who lost his own battle with Huntington's at age 55, the HDSA is dedicated to improving the lives of people affected by the ...

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  3. Jewish-fusion congregation Om Shalom celebrates Rosh Hashana in St. GeorgeRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 25 | SILive.com

    ... for Om Shalom. About a dozen were in attendance, and members ended the service with a rendition of the Woody Guthrie song "This Land Is Your Land." "We're open to Jews, non-Jews, interfaith, no faith, agnostic, atheist, LGBTQ and spiritual seekers," ...

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  4. Phil Ochs Archive Now Housed at The Woody Guthrie CenterRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 25 | WIGM-AM Medford

    A folk/protest music treasure trove is on its way to The Woody Guthrie Center in Tulsa, OK. The Center will soon house the Phil Ochs Archive consisting of Ochs' lyrics, posters, songbooks, photos, videos and more.

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  5. 'Laughter Out of Tears'Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 25 | Pasadena Weekly

    ... the globe. "Laughter Out of Tears" doesn't disappoint. Smiley's five songs are complemented by covers of Woody Guthrie's "Deportee," Robert Johnson's "They're Red Hot" and Gillian Welch's "Orphan Girl" plus original arrangements of folk songs from ...

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

    Thursday Sep 25 | 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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  7. Reporting: Mexico11 are Killed in 20 Hours. So Where's the Media?Read the original story

    Monday Sep 22 | 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. Martha Wainwright and Nina Hagen to Tel AvivRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Sep 21 | Jerusalem Post

    ... on her 2011 album Volksbeat, which the singer described as containing elements of "Bertolt Brecht, Bob Dylan, Woody Guthrie... Solomon Burke, [and] Curtis Mayfield." Your comment must be approved by a moderator before being published on JPost.com. ...

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

    Saturday Sep 20 | 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. Larry Wilder's Americana to benefit Folk FestRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Sep 20 | Home

    ... Cash. You're also going to hear stories that connect the music across generations. "Not many people know that Woody Guthrie was inspired by Irving Berlin's 'God Bless America' to write 'This Land is Your Land.' Both are great songs that anybody can ...

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  11. Campaign music? The folk songs of Sen. Bernie SandersRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 19 | USA Today

    Sen. Bernie Sanders, the independent from Vermont and self-described Democratic socialist, is a kindred spirit of folk singers Pete Seeger and Woody Guthrie. Turns out the possible 2016 presidential candidate recorded several of their songs on a folk album titled We Shall Overcome in 1987, when he was mayor of Burlington, Vt.

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  12. This Land That I Love: Irving Berlin, Woody Guthrie, and the Story of ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 19 | Ricklibrarian

    ... the 20th century in their class, "God Bless America" written by Irving Berlin and "This Land is Your Land" by Woody Guthrie. Author John Shaw explains the evolution of the two songs in This Land That I Love: Irving Berlin, Woody Guthrie, and the ...

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  13. Campaign music? The folk songs of Sen. Bernie SandersCampaign music?...Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 19 | USA Today

    Sen. Bernie Sanders, the independent from Vermont and self-described Democratic socialist, is a kindred spirit of folk singers Pete Seeger and Woody Guthrie. Turns out the possible 2016 presidential candidate recorded several of their songs on a folk album titled We Shall Overcome in 1987, when he was mayor of Burlington.

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  14. Review: Rollicking good fun (and music) in Mayfield Dinner Theatre's Folkswaggin'Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 18 | Edmonton Journal

    ... (with projections) from time to time as they review a non-linear story that includes '60s political activism (Woody Guthrie and Pete Seeger et al), McCarthyite blacklisting, musical radicalism (Bob Dylan, who famously plugged in at the Newport Folk ...

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  15. Todd Snider gets his jam band on with Hard Working AmericansRead the original story

    Thursday Sep 18 | The Washington Post

    ... more than a dozen albums in the past two decades. During his solo shows, he often channels the spirit of Woody Guthrie or that of his mentor, Jerry Jeff Walker, delivering politically charged underdog tales with wry humor. Somewhat surprisingly, ...

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  16. Nate & Kate celebrate new CD tonightNate & Kate celebrate new CD...Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 18 | Press & Sun-Bulletin

    ... Times." Recording "Rising Sun" - which has been done by hundreds rockers like The Animals and folk icons like Woody Guthrie and Bob Dylan - came from performing it at live shows with Kate on lead vocals and getting an excellent response. "I've ...

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  17. Popolo Presents Concert on Saturday, September 20Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 17 | The Brattleboro Reformer

    Billy Bragg has already left an indelible mark on the history of Western pop music whether or not everyone who speaks of such things has yet to notice. The simplest description for those who know nothing about him - and I say this in the presence of those who do know something at great peril - is that Mr. Bragg unites several threads of post-war music on two sides of the Atlantic: the folk activism of Woody Guthrie, Pete Seeger and Bob Dylan, the anger-fueled damn-it-all attitude of the Clash and the Jam, and the vaudevillian stylings of people you may not know like the King of Skiffle, Lonnie Donegan.

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  18. The Last InternationaleRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 16 | Santa Barbara Independent

    ... heir-in-spirit to such outstanding frontwomen as 's old-school influences include iconic folk heroes Odetta, Woody Guthrie (the group's version of "Deportees" was released as a video), Buffy Sainte-Marie ("Cod'ine" was covered on an earlier album), ...

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  19. Singer-Songwriter Billy Bragg Will Perform At The Suffolk Theater On Sept. 19Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 16 | Patch.com

    "Punk, folk, poetry, grit- everything from Woody Guthrie to Bob Dylan to Johnny Rotten can be heard blended in the music of singer-songwriter Billy Bragg.

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  20. Popular Music Needs to Become Political AgainRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 16 | River Front Times

    ... 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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