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any woody guthrie fans

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posted on Jun, 26 2015 @ 05:29 AM
king of the folk tune.

i have not thought about him in a long time.....i love his songs.

posted on Jun, 26 2015 @ 05:39 AM
a reply to: Mugly

Hi Dear Mugly!

Yes I am big time. I have every tune he made.

I play many of his songs. I play the guitar, mandolin and harmonica. I love Lead Belly, Odetta, Hank Williams and all those great men and women. Acoustic music is my favourite. These artists are very special and I don't think we'll see their likes again.

I have to admit that it was Bob Dylan who got me looking back in time. So thanks to him for opening up a wealth of musical culture and inspiration.

Poor Woody died pretty young didn't he. Spent many years in the hospital. They misdiagnosed him for ages, too, calling him mad when it was a hereditary condition he suffered.

Good luck with your thread. It is good to remember these culture icons who were very sincere in their lives and their vibes.

posted on Jun, 26 2015 @ 05:47 AM
a reply to: Revolution9

i got turned onto woody guthrie through bob dylan as well.

i read about the last part of his life. was a bad scene.
huntingtons corea.
he died in a sanitarium i think

posted on Jun, 26 2015 @ 05:51 AM
a reply to: Revolution9

ever listen to the nightwatchmen?
its tom morello's(from rage) folk side project

posted on Jun, 26 2015 @ 06:03 AM
a reply to: Mugly

Thank you for that introduction. I had not heard of Tom before (am in UK).

That's a nice positive track. EDIT: Both nice tracks.

I love all the ramblers like Woody and the beat poets.

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posted on Jun, 26 2015 @ 06:17 AM
a reply to: Mugly

Here ya go! Have some nice orange tiger lillies for having cool musical taste!

Lots of good vibes to you!

posted on Jun, 26 2015 @ 06:56 AM
a reply to: Revolution9

never heard of him?
tom morello can rip on the guitar.

youve heard of rage against the machine?
he has been playing with bruce springsteen for a while..

his stuff(rage against the machine) was pretty political.
i dont like all of his ideologies but he is a pretty cool dude. smart. has a masters from harvard. can play his ass off

couple more folk ish tunes ive been jamming to lately

ive had this on loop for a few days

colonel bagshot.....the six day war

i actually got turned onto that from mos def...the remix

and just for gigs, you will know this cause you are from uk....the stranglers...golden brown

if you ever want to talk music, im around.
i listen to a lot of different #. most genres from most time periods.
love traditional music too

posted on Jun, 26 2015 @ 07:31 AM
a reply to: Mugly

I havn't heard too much Woody Guthrie.
I know him mainly for this song, I had to sing as a kid.

Woody Guthrie- This Land Is Your Land

You made me think of this. Arlo Guthrie

Alice's Restaurant - Original 1967 Recording:

posted on Jun, 26 2015 @ 07:43 AM
Billy Bragg and Wilco did some good Guthrie takes. Recommend the output of their collaboration.


posted on Jun, 26 2015 @ 07:44 AM
a reply to: Mugly
Love Woody, can't leave out Cisco Huston

posted on Jun, 26 2015 @ 08:19 AM
a reply to: Mugly

Not really heard much Woody , a situation I can rectify thanks to this thread.
I was quite partial to a bit of Arlo Guthrie though after I saw the film Alice's Restaurant , you can almost taste the 60s. , great music.

You can get anything you want at Alice's Restaurant.

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posted on Jun, 26 2015 @ 11:55 AM
a reply to: Mugly

Saturday Night Live once did a very funny skit about Woody on his death bead.
His nurse comes into the room and wants to introduce him to a young fan.
In comes the young fan( I forget which actor) and he is wearing a harmonica around his neck and a guitar over his shoulder. He introduces himself as Bob.
Then through the conversation, the dying Woody is talking along about this and that in his flowery manner, every now and then using very colorful phrases.
Bob asks him a question and he replies the answer my friend is blowing in the wind. Bob asks him how he felt moving around all the time and he answers, like a rolling stone and all the while the Bob guy is just a scribbling and a scribbling in his little note book laughing and giggling to himself.

posted on Jun, 26 2015 @ 12:43 PM
a reply to: TerryMcGuire

Haha that's awesome.. Sometimes they nail it. So much of that older stuff that was creative is completely re used. It's cool, I would like people to admit their influences readily though. My own influences.. So much I don't really know if what I write is Truly me or not, but then what would that even mean?

Bob said..

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posted on Jun, 26 2015 @ 07:52 PM
Bob Dylan's song to Woody. I've always liked it.

I'm out here a thousand miles from my home
Walkin' a road other men have gone down
I'm seein' your world of people and things
Hear paupers and peasants and princes and kings

Hey, hey, Woody Guthrie, I wrote you a song
'Bout a funny old world that's comin' along
Seems sick and it's hungry, it's tired and it's torn
It looks like it's dyin' and it's hardly been born

Hey, Woody Guthrie, but I know that you know
All the things that I'm sayin' and many times more
I'm singin' every song but I can't sing enough
'Cause there's not many men done the things that you done

Here's to Cisco and Sonny and Leadbelly, too
And to all the good people that traveled with you
Here's to the hearts and the hands of the men
That come with the dust and are gone with the wind

I'm a-leavin' tomorrow but I could leave today
Somewhere down the road someday
The very last thing that I'd want to do
Is to say I'd been hittin' some hard travelin' too

Read more: Bob Dylan - Song To Woody Lyrics | MetroLyrics

posted on Jun, 26 2015 @ 10:11 PM
a reply to: Reverbs

Dylan yeah. There was a point where he was the complete and utter darling of the folk genre. He was the hero of all the folk and acoustic festivals. There was at that point a strong culture of acoustic music in contrast to the electrified guitars and it was drawing many people to it. Then he decided to hook up too and I recall at the time that it created quite a fuss in the folk and acoustic community. That he was selling out to pop, rather than keeping with folk. That might be the moment he was talking about.

But then there is also the possibility that he shied away from radical songs like " The Masters of War" because the CIA or FBI or whatever fed agency put the hammer to him and threatened his life. I have read accounts of this happening to him and Joan Baez at basically the same time. That the Man didn't want these pacifist focal points to reach a larger portion of the American youth than they already had. So basically Dylan just started singing love ballads and stuff like that and Baez just quit recording all together. I do not know how true any of that is but it does make sense. There may even be a ATS thread on that scenario somewhere in the archives. I think I will look it up and if not that would make a good thread.

Ah, nope.. I couldn't find anything on that last paragraph so it may be noting more than my own suspicion of the events as they occured. I was looking for conspiracies even then.
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