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American folk legend

Woody Guthrie (performer)
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Title
American folk legend
Performer
Woody Guthrie 1912-1967
Publisher
Golden Stars, © 2005
3 cd's
Playing time
01:51:41
EAN
8712177048366
CDR
KFX3499
Placing suggestion
85 - Wereldmuziek: Noord-Amerikaanse stijlen (NBLC) W4 - Wereldmuziek Noord-Amerikaanse stijlen (Flemish music schema)

Availability in Flemish libraries

More than 4 times in Flemish libraries

About Woody Guthrie

Woodrow Wilson Guthrie (; July 14, 1912 – October 3, 1967) was an American singer-songwriter, and one of the most significant figures in early American folk music. His work focused on themes of American socialism and anti-fascism. His music includes songs such as "This Land Is Your Land", written to oppose the American exceptionalist song "God Bless America", and has inspired several generations both politically and musically.

Guthrie wrote hundreds of country, folk, and children's songs, along with ballads and improvised works. His album of songs about the Dust Bowl period, Dust Bowl Ballads, was included on Mojo magazine's list of 100 Records That Changed The World, and many of his recorded songs are archived in the Library of Congress. Songwriters such as Bob Dylan, Phil Ochs, Johnny Cash, Bruce Springsteen, Robert Hunter, Harry Chapin, John Mellencamp, Pete Seeger, Andy Irvine, Joe Strummer, Billy Bragg, Jerr…Read more on Wikipedia