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Woody at 100: The Woody Guthrie Centennial Collection, Woody Guthrie

Woody Guthrie

July 16th, 2012

Birth Name:
Woodrow Wilson Guthrie

Woody Guthrie


Years Active:
'30s, '40s, '50s, '60s


Woody Guthrie
Woody Guthrie
Smithsonian Folkways: American Roots
Smithsonian Fol..
Roots of Rock 'n' Roll
Roots of Rock '..

Woody Guthrie


Woody Guthrie was the most important American folk music artist of the first half of the 20th century, in part because he turned out to be such a major influence on the popular music of the second half of the 20th century, a period when he himself was largely inactive. His greatest significance lies in his songwriting, beginning with the standard "This Land Is Your Land" and including such much-covered works as "Deportee," "Do Re Mi," "Grand Coulee Dam," "Hard, Ain't It Hard," "Hard Travelin'," "I Ain't Got No Home," "1913 Massacre," "Oklahoma Hills," "Pastures of Plenty," "Philadelphia Lawyer," "Pretty Boy Floyd," "Ramblin' Round," "So Long It's Been Good to Know Yuh," "Talking Dust Bowl," and "Vigilante Man." These and other songs have been performed and recorded by a wide range of artists, including a who's who of folksingers, among them Joan Baez, Harry Belafonte, the Brothers Four, Judy Collins, Ramblin' Jack Elliott, Richie Havens, Cisco Houston, the Kingston Trio, the Limeliters, Lindisfarne, Don McLean, the Chad Mitchell Trio, Holly Near, the New Christy Minstrels, Odetta, Tom Paxton, Peter, Paul & Mary, Utah Phillips, Tom Rush, Tom Russell, Pete Seeger, Sweet Honey in the Rock, Dave van Ronk, the Weavers, and Kate Wolf; country performers such as Eddy Arnold, Chet Atkins, Gene Autry, Glen Campbell, Johnny Cash, Flatt & Scruggs, Tennessee Ernie Ford, Lee Greenwood, Merle Haggard, Waylon Jennings, Alison Krauss, the Maddox Brothers & Rose, Anne Murray, Dolly Parton, Johnny Paycheck, Jim Reeves, Tex Ritter, Red Smiley, Ernest Tubb, and Bob Wills; and rock and pop musicians like the Alarm, Paul Anka, the Band, Billy Bragg, the Byrds, Concrete Blonde, Ry Cooder, Ani DiFranco, Dion, Lonnie Donegan, Donovan, Bob Dylan, Nanci Griffith, Arlo Guthrie, Hot Tuna, Indigo Girls, Little Feat, Lone Justice, Trini Lopez, Country Joe McDonald, John Mellencamp, Natalie Merchant, Van Morrison, the New Riders of the Purple Sage, Linda Ronstadt, Doug Sahm, the Seekers, Michelle Shocked, Bruce Springsteen, the Waterboys, Wilco, and Jesse Colin Young. (For the most part, Guthrie created his songs by writing new lyrics to existing folk melodies.)

Top Albums

Woody at 100: The Woody Guthrie Centennial Collection, Woody Guthrie
1. Woody at 100..
The Essential Woody Guthrie, Woody Guthrie
2. The Essentia..
Folkways: The Original Vision, Lead Belly
3. Folkways: Th..
This Land Is Your Land: The Asch Recordings, Vol. 1, Woody Guthrie
4. This Land Is..
The Asch Recordings, Vol. 1-4, Woody Guthrie
5. The Asch Rec..
The Library of Congress Recordings: Woody Guthrie, Woody Guthrie
6. The Library ..
Songs to Grow On for Mother and Child, Woody Guthrie
7. Songs to Gro..
Hard Travelin': The Asch Recordings Vol. 3, Woody Guthrie
8. Hard Traveli..
The Very Best of Woody Guthrie, Woody Guthrie
9. The Very Bes..
Dust Bowl Ballads, Woody Guthrie
10. Dust Bowl Ba..
My Dusty Road, Woody Guthrie
11. My Dusty Roa..
Woody Guthrie Sings Folk Songs, Woody Guthrie
12. Woody Guthri..
Struggle, Woody Guthrie
13. Struggle
Muleskinner Blues: The Asch Recordings, Vol. 2, Woody Guthrie
14. Muleskinner ..
Nursery Days, Woody Guthrie
15. Nursery Days
Ballads of Sacco and Vanzetti, Woody Guthrie
16. Ballads of S..
Buffalo Skinners: The Asch Recordings, Vol. 4, Woody Guthrie
17. Buffalo Skin..
Folkways: A Vision Revisited, Leadbelly
18. Folkways: A ..
The Best of the War Years, Woody Guthrie
19. The Best of ..
The Early Years, Woody Guthrie
20. The Early Ye..

Top Songs

This Land Is Your Land (Alternate Ve..Woody at 100: The Woody Gut..2:44$0.99
This Land Is Your LandAsch Recordings, Vol. 1-42:19$0.99
Hobo's LullabyWoody at 100: The Woody Gut..2:23$0.99
So Long, It's Been Good to Know ..Woody at 100: The Woody Gut..3:40$0.99
This Land Is Your Land (Standard Ver..Woody at 100: The Woody Gut..2:16$0.99
Riding in My Car (Car Song)Woody at 100: The Woody Gut..1:49$0.99
Pastures of PlentyWoody at 100: The Woody Gut..2:24$0.99
This Land Is Your LandEssential Woody Guthrie2:18$0.99
Do Re MiWoody at 100: The Woody Gut..3:36$0.99
I Ain't Got No Home (In This Wor..Woody at 100: The Woody Gut..3:29$0.99
So Long, It’s Been Good to Know Yo..Woody at 100: The Woody Gut..2:44$0.99
Going Down the Road (Feeling Bad)Woody at 100: The Woody Gut..2:56$0.99
Hard Travelin'Woody at 100: The Woody Gut..2:30$0.99
I Ain't Got No HomeEssential Woody Guthrie2:45$0.99
This Land Is Your LandThis Land Is Your Land: The..2:19$0.99
Them Big City WaysWoody at 100: The Woody Gut..2:30$0.99
Worried Man BluesWoody at 100: The Woody Gut..2:57$0.99
Sinking of the Reuben JamesWoody at 100: The Woody Gut..2:59$0.99
Ramblin' RoundWoody at 100: The Woody Gut..2:13$0.99
Talking Dust BowlWoody at 100: The Woody Gut..1:50$0.99
House of The Rising SunEssential Woody Guthrie2:59$0.99
This Land Is Your LandMy Dusty Road2:47$0.99
Hobo's LullabyAsch Recordings, Vol. 1-42:25$0.99
Roll On ColumbiaColumbia River Collection3:10$0.99
This Land Is Your Land4th of July All American Ce..2:20$0.99

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