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Born to Win Woody Guthrie

Born to Win

Woody Guthrie

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ISBN : 9780020606901
Hardcover
251 pages
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Woody Guthrie is an American legend: a rambling troubadour who made the scene at a hundred historical happenings--the Oklahoma oil boom, the Dust Bowl, the Depression & World War II among them--& made these scenes unforgettable with his songsMoreWoody Guthrie is an American legend: a rambling troubadour who made the scene at a hundred historical happenings--the Oklahoma oil boom, the Dust Bowl, the Depression & World War II among them--& made these scenes unforgettable with his songs of praise & protest. This Land is Your Land, So Long, Its Been Good to Know You, Hard Traveling, Pretty Boy Floyd, & The Dust Bowl Ballads, are just a few of the Guthrie songs that have made his name a byword in American music.Born to Win is a great new collection of his stories, drawings, poems, previously unpublished songs & reminiscences. Their themes are the themes oa whole new generation of balladeers have triumphantly taken up: War. Love. Justice. Wandering. Children. Injustice. Sex. The American scene. together they convey a vivid & immediate sense of what Woody Guthrie is all about.