Woody Guthrie

The 1,001 Greatest Songs of the 20th Century – 870 to 861

By Steve Crawford | January 27, 2021

a patriotic statement even as it chastises the selfish and powerful

Woody Guthrie’s Landlord Was Racist Fred Trump, Donald’s Father

By Alyson Camus | July 23, 2016

‘Old Man Trump knows/Just how much/Racial Hate/he stirred up/In the bloodpot of human hearts’

Oldies But Goldies: Economic Bummer From 2009

By Iman Lababedi | April 13, 2016

American rock hasn’t seriously considered the question of money in decades

A Few Musicians With Chronic Illnesses

By Alyson Camus | September 17, 2014

Among the dead ones, Woody Guthrie had the terrible degenerative neural disorder called Huntington’s disease, Frederic Chopin had cystic fibrosis, and Miles Davis had sickle cell anemia! The problem is that musicians have to tour to make a living, illness or no illness, plus we have to consider that many of them can’t afford a nice health insurance!