Download PDF by Ronald D. Cohen: Woody Guthrie: Writing America's Songs (Routledge Historical

By Ronald D. Cohen

Woody Guthrie is the main well-known and influential folks tune composer and performer within the historical past of the USA. His most well liked track, "This Land is Your Land" has develop into the country's unofficial nationwide anthem, recognized to each university baby because the Sixties. His effect passed the world of yank song, achieving American politics. Guthrie’s track turned the soundtrack to the nice melancholy, and iconic of the airborne dirt and dust Bowl migrants. Guthrie and his song got here to symbolize these disenfranchised those that remained dedicated to creating higher lives for themselves throughout the promise of the yank Dream.

Here, in a brief, obtainable biography, strengthened with basic records, together with letters, autobiographical excerpts, and reflections via Pete Seeger, Cohen introduces Guthrie’s existence and track effect to scholars of yank historical past and culture.

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