A Celebration of Woody Guthrie

Thursday, December 01, 2011

Nora Guthrie, Woody Guthrie’s daughter, and singer Nellie McKay discuss the new album “Note of Hope,” a celebration of Woody Guthrie, based on his words and writings. The collection features Grammy-winning bassist Rob Wasserman’s collaborations with Nellie McKay, and other performers. The tracks, primarily unpublished Guthrie writings, were written between 1942 and 1954 while he was living in New York City and Brooklyn.


Nora Guthrie and Nellie McKay

Comments [4]


yawn...yet another child making dough off their parents legacy...claiming to know what their parents would want...

Dec. 01 2011 05:16 PM
Amy from Manhattan

Even if Woody Guthrie didn't write anything using "occupation" or "OWS," I'm sure there's enough about abuses by banks,even in his well-known songs, that could be applied to the Occupy movement.

Dec. 01 2011 01:24 PM
David Shohan from New York

My mother ran Arlo's nursery school. She told us that, when Woody was in town, he would come and spend hours just watching his child.

Dec. 01 2011 01:15 PM
Mark from Mount Vernon

Since Hawaii became a state I've heard versions of "This Land Is Your Land" use "From Honolulu to the New York Island." Would Woody consider changing the official words/copyright to include this updated information?

Dec. 01 2011 10:05 AM

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