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Woody Guthrie

Headshot of American singer and musician Woody Guthrie (1912 - 1967) smoking a cigarette and squinting outdoors, c. 1960. He wears a fishing cap, turtleneck sweater, and a peacoat. (Photo by Getty Images)

“This Land That I Love” – John Shaw On Two Great American Song Writers

Seattle-ite John Shaw has penned a beautiful book overflowing with American music history, This Land That I Love. Due to his diligent research, he has become an expert on Woody Guthrie and Irving Berlin, both […]

12/02/2013

Bjork's "Biophilia" won the GRAMMY for Best Recording Package

Grammy Wins: Woody Guthrie, Ray Charles And A Weird One For Bjork

The GRAMMYs mostly celebrates new music, but during the pre-televised ceremony, a few older recordings get awards. At today’s pre-telecast, Fritz Klaetke won a GRAMMY for Best Boxed Or Special Limited Edition Package for Woody […]

02/10/2013

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Johnny Depp’s New Publishing Imprint To Release Dylan, Guthrie Books

Johnny Depp may already be a superstar actor and guitarist, but now he’s adding publishing executive to his resume. Depp has just announced his literary imprint with top publisher HarperCollins,

10/17/2012

Clash members Paul Simonon (L) and Joe Strummer (R) in 1984 (Getty Images/STR/AFP)

Rock Flashback: Remembering Joe Strummer

It’s one of the great stage names in rock — [lastfm link_type="artist_info"]Joe Strummer[/lastfm]. The man to which it was attached led a fascinating life.

12/28/2011

Twelve Songs To Honor Martin Luther King

Today is Martin Luther King Day in the USA. And while we still mourn his passing, we also need to remember that today is a day of celebration as well — a day for reflecting […]

01/17/2011

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