Woody Guthrie: American radical patriot

by Guthrie, Woody, 1912-1967,

Format: Music CD 2013
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CDs include the complete Library of Congress interviews and musical performances recorded by Alan Lomax and Elizabeth Lomax for the Archive of American Folk Song, songs written while employed by the Bonneville Power Administration, a set of home demonstration records of songs made for a late 1940s public health service VD education program, radio skits and other performances in support of the World War II effort. Also includes: DVD, Roll on, Columbia: Woody Guthrie & the Bonneville Power Administration (produced and directed by Michael Majdic and Denise Matthews; produced in 1999); 78 rpm record; and (on disc one) a PDF document containing transcriptions of all songs and spoken material as well as Bill Nowlin's notes (258 pages).
Disc one-four, The complete Library of Congress recordings. Lost train blues ; Growing up in Oklahoma ; The railroad blues ; More talk of growing up in Okemah ; The gang of kids Woody hung around with ; Rye whiskey ; Some old-time square dance tunes ; Old Joe Clark ; Alan Lomax asks for a tune ; Beaumont rag ; Alan asks for another one ; Green valley waltz (a.k.a.) Who's gonna shoe your pretty feet? ; The troubles and tragedies that fractured Woody's family in Okemah ; Greenback dollar ; Lomax asks about the boll weevil ; Boll weevil ; Jailhouse songs ; The midnight special ; When the great dust storm struck ; The end of the world ; So long, it's been good to know yuh ; Dust storms devastate the farmland ; Talking dust bowl ; Migrants arrive in California ; Do re mi ; Hard times ; Songs about hard times ; Bring back to me my blue-eyed boy ; Songs about outlaws ; Billy the Kid ; Billy the Kid and Pretty Boy Floyd ; Pretty Boy Floyd ; Jesse James ; Jesse James and his Boys ; Takin' it from the rich and givin' it to the poor ; Jesus Christ ; Songs about bankers ; The jolly banker ; Another song about the depradations of bankers ; I ain't got no home ; Hundreds of thousands made homeless ; Dirty overhauls ; The story of Mary Fagan ; Mary Fagan ; The origins of the song ; Chain around my leg ; Let's sing some blues ; Nine hundred miles ; Worried man blues ; About the "Worried man blues" ; Lonesome valley ; Railroad blueses ; Walkin' down that railroad line ; Interlude ; Goin' down the Frisco Line ; Riding the rails ; Going down the road ; Interlude ; Seven cent cotton ; Wish I'd stayed in the wagon yard ; Interlude ; Dust bowl refugee ; Contractors duping the desperate ; The dust storm of April 14, 1935 ; Dust storm disaster ; Foggy mountain top ; Breathing in dust ; Dust pneumonia blues ; Leaving the dust bowl ; California blues ; Jimmie Rodgers ; Migrants arriving in California ; Do re mi ; Refugees pouring into California ; Dust bowl refugee ; California as one of the 48 states ; Will Rogers Highway ; The flood that took over 100 lives ; Los Angeles New Year's flood ; A good horse ; Stewball ; Interlude ; Stagger Lee ; Interlude ; One dime blues ; Interlude ; Git along little dogies ; Interlude ; The trail to Mexico ; Gypsy Davy ; Introducing an old song ; Hard, ain't it hard
Disc five-six, The BPA recordings + war effort songs + the V.D. song demos + "The lonesome traveler." The BPA recordings. Introduction ; Pastures of plenty ; Oregon Trail ; Roll on, Columbia ; New found land ; Talking Columbia ; Roll, Columbia, roll ; Columbia's waters ; Ramblin' blues ; It takes a married man to sing a worried song ; Hard travelin' ; The biggest thing than man has ever done (a.k.a. The great historical bum) ; Jackhammer blues ; Song of the Grand Coulee Dam ; Grand Coulee Dam ; Washington talkin' blues ; Ramblin' round ; Pastures of plenty ; End of my line ; War effort songs. Sinking of the Reuben James ; Takin' it easy ; Reckless talk ; The girl in the red, white, and blue ; Labor for victory ; Farmer-Labor train ; Jazz in America, no. 93 ; Whoopy ti-yi, get along, Mr. Hitler ; Jazz in America, no. 116 ; Sally, don't you grive ; Narrator ; Dig a hole ; The V.D. song demos. VD Avenue ; Intro ; The veedee blues ; Intro ; Blessed and curst ; A case of VD ; VD seaman's letter ; VD City ; VD Day ; A child of VD ; V.D. gunner's blues ; Brooklyne Towne ; Narrator ; "The lonesome traveler." The biggest thing than man has ever done (a.k.a. The great historical bum) ; The old cracked looking glass ; Hard times in the Durant Jail ; Empty boxcar, my home ; The biggest thing than man has ever done (a.k.a. The great historical bum)
DVD, Roll on Columbia. The songs. Oregon Trail ; It takes a married man to sing a worried song ; Hard travelin' ; Grand Coulee Dam ; Roll on, Columbia ; The biggest thing than man has ever done (a.k.a. The great historical bum) ; Jackhammer blues ; Pastures of plenty ; Talking Columbia ; Ramblin' round ; Washington talkin' blues
78 rpm record. VD City (sung by Bob Dylan, 1961 Minnesota hotel recordings) ; The biggest thing than man has ever done (a.k.a. The great historical bum) (1951 home recording).

Additional Information
Subjects Guthrie, Woody, -- 1912-1967 -- Interviews.
Guthrie, Woody, -- 1912-1967.
Popular music -- 1931-1940.
Popular music -- 1941-1950.
Blues (Music) -- 1931-1940.
Folk songs, English -- United States.
Protest songs -- United States.
Depressions -- 1929 -- United States -- Songs and music.
World War, 1939-1945 -- United States -- Songs and music.
Sexually transmitted diseases -- Prevention -- Songs and music.
Folk singers -- United States -- Biography.
Columbia River -- Songs and music.
Demo recordings.
Documentary films.
Biographical films.
Publisher Beverly Hills, CA :Rounder,2013
Other Titles Songs.
American radical patriot
Contributors Lomax, Alan, 1915-2002, recordist, interviewer.
Sturz, Elizabeth Lyttleton, recordist, interviewer.
Nowlin, Bill, 1945- writer of added commentary.
Guthrie, Woody, 1912-1967. Songs.
Archive of American Folk Song, sponsoring body.
United States. Bonneville Power Administration, sponsoring body.
Participants/Performers Woody Guthrie, vocals and guitar.
Language English
Notes Title from disc labels.
"Woody Guthrie legacy."
Bound in book of program notes by Bill Nowlin (56 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 28 cm).
System Details DVD; Dolby Digital 2.0; LPCM stereo.
Description 6 audio discs ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 audiodisc (10 in.) + 1 videodisc (approximately 57 min. : sound, color with black and white sequences ; 4 3/4 in.)
Bibliography Notes Includes bibliographical references.
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