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Woody Guthrie

(see also American Radicalism, Great Depression, Pete Seeger, Peace & Justice Singers)

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Woody Guthrie bio.

On the Web: Articles

The Road Back. Richard von Busack, Metro Santa Cruz (9/15/04). Native son revisits central Oklahoma for Woody Guthrie Festival, reflects on past, present & Woody.

On the Web: Specialized Sites

Woody Guthrie Foundation & Archives.

In the Library: Articles

In the Library: Non-Fiction Books

Cray, Ed. Ramblin' Man: The Life & Times of Woody Guthrie (NY: Norton, 2004).

Christensen, Bonnie. Woody Guthrie: Poet of the People (NY: Knopf, 2001).

Fiori, Umberto. Joe Hill, Woody Guthrie, Bob Dylan: storia della canzone popolare in USA (Milano: Mazzota, 1977).

Guthrie, Woody. Bound for Glory (NY: Doubleday, 1943).

__________. Born to Win (ed. Robert Shelton; NY: Collier, 1967). Essays, poems & letters.

__________. Woody Sez (NY: Grosset & Dunlap, 1975).

__________. Seeds of Man: An Experience Lived & Dreamed (NY: Dutton, 1976).

__________. Pastures of Plenty: A Self-Portrait (ed. Dave Marsh & Harold Leventhal; NY: HarperCollins, 1990).

__________. This Land Is Your Land (Boston: Little, Brown, 1998).

Hampton, Wayne. Guerrilla Minstrels: John Lennon, Joe Hill, Woody Guthrie & Bob Dylan (Knoxville: U. of Tennessee, 1986).

Klein, Joe. Woody Guthrie: A Life [1980] (NY: Ballantine, 1986).

Longhi, Jim. Woody, Cisco & Me: Seamen Three in the Merchant Marine (Urbana: U. of Illinois, 1997). World War II experiences.

Partridge, Elizabeth. This Land Was Made for You & Me: The Life & Songs of Woody Guthrie (NY: Viking, 2002).

Robbin, Edward. Woody Guthrie & Me: An Intimate Reminiscence (Berkeley CA: Lancaster-Miller, 1979).

Santelli, Robert & Emily Davidson (eds.) Hard Travellin': The Life & Legacy of Woody Guthrie (Hanover NH: U. Press of New England, 1999).

Yates, Janelle. Woody Guthrie: American Balladeer (Staten Island NY: Ward Hill, 1995).

Yurchenco, Henrietta. A Mighty Hard Road: The Woody Guthrie Story (NY: McGraw-Hill, 1970).

In the Library: Fiction

In the Library: For Young Readers

Guthrie, Woody. Bling Blang (Cambridge MA: Candlewick, 2000).

__________. Howdi Do (Cambridge MA: Candlewick, 2000).

In the Library: Poetry

In the Library: Drama

In the Library: Photography

CD & Audio

Film & Video

"Bound for Glory" [1976], dir. Hal Ashby, 146m. In video stores. Based on Woody's autobiography.

"Rainbow Quest: With Pete Seeger, Woody Guthrie" [1966], dir. Sholom Rubinstein, 52m.

"Roll On Columbia: Woody Guthrie & the Bonneville Power Administration" [2000], dir. Michael Majdic & Denise Matthews, 56m. Story of Woody's 1941 sojourn in Portland, writing songs for a documentary film about Columbia River dams. From U. of Oregon Knight Library Media Services.

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