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Woody Guthrie 50th Anniversary Shows

Submitted by Penney and Logan on Tue, 08/29/2017 - 7:05 am

To coincide with the 50th Anniversary of the death of legendary folk singer Woody Guthrie, two concerts dedicated to celebrating his life and work will be held in early October.

Woody Guthrie: Songs of Freedom, will be performed at the Caravan Music Club on Sunday 1 October, the Spotted Mallard on Friday 6 October and the Newport Bowl Club on Saturday 2 December, all spearheaded by Strange Tenants frontman Bruce Hearn.

Del & Woody hits number 1 for 2nd week!

Submitted by Groove On Music on Wed, 05/04/2016 - 7:31 pm

For the 2nd week The Del McCoury Band’s Del & Woody, a collection of lyrics left behind by Woody Guthrie and put to music by McCoury, reached #1 on the Billboard Bluegrass chart.  As best we can tell (with help from the Woody Guthrie Center), a few songs of Woody’s have charted on radio before, but no project that included only his songs has ever risen to the top of the Billboard album chart.  McCoury—who at 77 is no stranger to the top of the c

Del McCoury announces release of Woody Guthrie project

Submitted by Groove On Music on Thu, 02/18/2016 - 1:43 pm

Del McCoury is at it again.  At 77 years young he is still very excited about music and creating projects that will be enjoyed by generations to come.  This one might just be the most talked about as it’s rare for two artists to team up on music separated by 70+ years…some of these lyrics were written the year Del was born, but with Woody’s timeless lyrics, and Del’s timeless sound, nothing matters but the songs.

Woody Guthrie definitive collection coming from Rounder in October

Submitted by conqueroo on Wed, 08/21/2013 - 3:48 pm

Woody Guthrie may be more popular in the 21st century than he ever was in the 20th. The unexpected success of Mermaid Avenue — the 1998 and 2000 albums of Woody Guthrie lyrics set to music by Billy Bragg, Wilco and others —have sparked a resurgence of interest in Guthrie’s own recordings.

Arlo Guthrie Tribute To Woody's 100th @ Boulder Theater

Submitted by Boulder Theater on Mon, 10/29/2012 - 11:56 am

Z2 Entertainment is proud to present Here Comes the Kid….Arlo Guthrie’s Solo Tribute to Woody to the Boulder Theater on Saturday, March 30th, 2013.  Tickets will go on sale to the public on Friday, November 2nd, 2012 at 10:00 am for $30 general admission seated, $40 reserved & $47.50 gold circle.Arlo pays tribute to his father, Woody Guthrie, American folk artist for his 100th birthday!Throughout his own career Arlo Guthrie has honored his father in song as well as in life.

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