Woody Gunthrie Centennial

"Woodrow Wilson Guthrie was a short, wiry guy with a mop of curly hair under a cowboy hat, as I first saw him. He'd stand with his guitar slung on his back, spinning out stories like Will Rogers, with a faint, wry grin. Then he'd hitch his guitar around and sing the longest long outlaw ballad you ever heard, or some Rabelaisian fantasy he'd concocted the day before and might never sing again," Pete Seeger described Woody Guthrie in his 1967 eulogy in Life magazine.

Guthrie, Seeger claimed, wrote more than 1000 songs. Many of them, like "This Land is Your Land," "So Long, It's Been Good to Know You," and "This Train Is Bound for Glory," have become American folk song standards. Join us in celebrating what would have been his 100th birthday!
CDs on display:

Mermaid Avenue
by Bragg, Billy and Wilco
CD 13680

Mermaid Avenue II
by Bragg, Billy and Wilco
CD 18364

Early Masters
by Woody Guthrie
CD 15645

Woody Guthrie's Happy Joyous Hanukkah
by The Klezmatics
CD 30610
Long Ways to Travel
by Woody Guthrie
CD 6022
Library of Congress Recordings
by Woody Guthrie
CD 7504-7506
Folkways, the Original Vision
by Woody Guthrie & Leadbelly
CD 7128

DVDs on display:
A Vision Shared:
A Tribute to Woody Guthrie
and Leadbelly

DVD 1095
Woody Guthrie:
Ain't Got No Home

DVD 3289
Man in the Sand
DVD 533

Scores and Methods on display:
A Race of Singers:
Whitman's Working-Class Hero from Guthrie to Springsteen

by Bryan K. Garman
ML3477 .G36 2000
Bound for Glory
by Woody Guthrie
ML420.G88 A3 2004
Ramblin' Man: The Life and Times of Woody Guthrie
by Ed Cray
ML420.G88 C73 2004
Woody Guthrie: A Life
by Joe Klein
ML420.G88 K5
Best of Woody Guthrie
by Woody Guthrie
MP128.G88 B4
Woody Guthrie Songbook
by Woody Guthrie
MP1629 .G88 1999
Hard Hitting Songs for Hard-Hit People
by Alan Lomax
MP1664.F15 L66 1967