14 Jul '12, 7am

At 100, Woody Guthrie More Relevant Than Ever | Care2 Causes

At 100, Woody Guthrie More Relevant Than Ever | Care2 Causes

Today marks the 100th anniversary of the birth of American icon Woody Guthrie . I grew up on Guthrie’s music, though at the time I had no idea that “This Land Is Your Land” was written as a protest song. Nor could I have any sense that the centennial of his birth would be marked by the same urgent need for reform and the same defiant protest that made Guthrie a legend. Guthrie’s story drips with Americana. Born and raised in Oklahoma Guthrie chronicled the poverty and despair that would define the early populist uprisings. His earliest writings were of tales of dustbowl refugees of the 1930s depression. And like many of our folk heroes, Guthrie’s protest was grounded in a real patriotism and love of his country–of a sense that things had gone horribly wrong for the common folk thanks to the misdeeds of a privileged few. Guthrie describes this in his 1938 “I Ain’t Got No Ho...

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