This Land Is His Land: Roaming Through Woody Guthrie’s New York


coneyYOU say you want to have a close encounter with Woody Guthrie, to follow his footsteps to greatness, to lay eyes on the places where American music history was made: where Woody first met Pete Seeger; where Bob Dylan first showed up on Woody’s doorstep; where Woody strummed and plucked with Lead Belly, Sonny Terry and Brownie McGhee; where he wrote “This Land Is Your Land,” “Vigilante Man,” “The Sinking of the Reuben James” and many, many hundreds of other songs; where he painted “This Machine Kills Fascists” on his guitar; where he raised his kids, more or less; and where his short, hard, full life ended. (view the original article here)