Woody Guthrie

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Radio.com Minimation: Bob Dylan – ‘I Had to Write What I Wanted to Sing’

On this installment of Minimation we look at a 1985 interview with Bob Dylan, where he discusses how he went from being a folk singer interpreting other people’s songs to a singer/songwriter.

09/12/2014

Bjork's "Biophilia" won the GRAMMY for Best Recording Package

Woody Guthrie, Ray Charles Collections and Bjork Album Win GRAMMYS

The GRAMMYs mostly celebrates new music, but during the pre-televised ceremony, a few older recordings get awards. At today’s pre-telecast, Fritz Klaetke won a GRAMMY for Best Boxed Or Special Limited Edition Package for Woody […]

02/10/2013

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Johnny Depp’s New Publishing Imprint To Release Dylan, Guthrie Books

Johnny Depp may already be a superstar actor and guitarist, but now he’s adding publishing executive to his resume. Depp has just announced his literary imprint with top publisher HarperCollins,

10/17/2012

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Woody Guthrie Centennial: Singer Joel Rafael Celebrates, Co-Writes With Woody

The first songs that singer-songwriter Joel Rafael learned on guitar were Woody Guthrie’s – the standards of the ’60s folk revival scene, like “This Land Is Your Land.” Rafael never really got over them, and […]

07/12/2012

Rock Flashback: Remembering Joe Strummer

It’s one of the great stage names in rock — [lastfm link_type=”artist_info”]Joe Strummer[/lastfm]. The man to which it was attached led a fascinating life.

01/04/2012

Twelve Songs To Honor Martin Luther King

Today is Martin Luther King Day in the USA. And while we still mourn his passing, we also need to remember that today is a day of celebration as well — a day for reflecting […]

01/17/2011

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