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|The Flood And The Storm||Old Judge Thayer|
|Two Good Men||Vanzetti's Rock|
|I Just Want To Sing Your Name||Vanzetti's Letter|
|Red Wine||Root Hog And Die|
|Suassos Lane||We Welcome To Heaven|
|You Souls Of Boston||Sacco's Letter To His Son (PETE SEEGER)|Woody Guthrie (vocals, acoustic guitar); Pete Seeger (vocals, banjo)Commissioned by Moses Asch, 1945, composed and recorded by Woody Guthrie, 1946 to 1947.
Original Release Date: 1960
Original Engineer/Producer: Moses Asch
Reissue includes extensive notes by Anthony Seeger and Jeff Place, original release liner notes by Moses Asch, lyrics and a bitter letter Guthrie wrote to Judge Webster Thayer during the making of the album; Thayer was long dead at the time.
"...The subject matter was perfect for Guthrie: lots of fascinating personal detail with political implications....America's greatest folksinger, inspired and inspirational..." Musician 6/96, p.90
|This Land Is Your Land (LYRICS)||Do-Re-Mi (LYRICS)|
|Car Song||Jarama Valley|
|Ramblin' Round||Biggest Thing Man Has Ever Done|
|Talking Fishing Blues||Picture From Life`s Other Side|
|Philadelphia Lawyer (LYRICS)||Jesse James|
|Lindbergh||Talking Hard Work|
|Hobo`s Lullaby||When That Great Ship Went Down|
|Pastures Of Plenty||Hard, Ain`t It Hard (LYRICS)|
|Grand Coulee Dam||Going Down The Road Feeling Bad|
|End Of The Line||I Ain`t Got Nobody|
|New York Town||Sinking Of The Reuben James (LYRICS)|
|Gypsy Davy||Why, Oh Why?|
|Jesus Christ||This Land Is Your Land|
|This Land is Your Land|Woody Guthrie (vocals, guitar, mandolin, harmonica);Recorded in New York, New York between 1944 and 1947.
Cisco Houston (guitar, vocals); Sonny Terry (harmonica)
Includes liner notes by Guy Logsdon and Jeff Place.
"Guthrie...[is] one of the major figures in the story of American music....he had his finger on the pulse of working-class life....excellent sound reproduction." Down Beat 9/97, p.53
"The godfather as protean wordslinger on a digitally-remastered- from-original-acetates recanonization, 27 tracks...that honor his verbal genius....an introduction perfect enough to accommodate obscurities and surprises..." - Rating: A, Village Voice 4/15/97, p.62, 5 stars (out of 5)
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