Sunday, October 21, 2012
Here are some story-songs, grounded in old blues and British folk traditions, performed by musicians for whom the past is just a starting point. Host David Garland offers the distinctive, captivating voices of Woody Guthrie, Connie Converse, Alasdair Roberts, Sam Amidon, and others; musicians old and new who all have stories to sing.
Saturday, July 14, 2012
By Kim Nowacki : Online Producer, WQXR
All this week the country has been celebrating American icon Woody Guthrie’s 100th birthday, which is Saturday. Check out these unusual "classical" versions of his songs.
Wednesday, January 18, 2012
Alt-folk singer-songwriter Jonatha Brooke and guest musician Dar Williams pay a tribute to Woody Guthrie at Jazz at Lincoln Center on Wednesday night. Download Brooke's duet with Keb’ Mo’ "All You Gotta Do Is Touch Me."
Wednesday, October 06, 2010
Producing our American Icons story on “This Land Is Your Land” allowed me to meet some great people. As I trawled through Woody-land, I spoke with his daughter, Nora, and sang with his friend, Pete Seeger. I also stumbled upon this cool project by the folk-rock band Akron/Family called 'Woody Guthrie's America.'
Saturday, May 26, 2001
Kurt Andersen and Nora Guthrie, Executive Director of the Woody Guthrie Archives, talk about nurturing an artist’s legacy.
Guthrie is the daughter of folk music legend Woody Guthrie. She's also the curator of the current Smithsonian traveling exhibition, This Land is Your Land, which looks at Woody's life, legacy, and his ...