Monday, July 14, 2008

Today In History; Birthdate of Woody Guthrie, American Folk Singer

1912: Born Woodrow Wilson Guthrie in the small frontier town of Okemah, Oklahoma, Woody Guthrie led a fast-moving, tumultuous life and wrote some of the most beloved folk songs in America. His homespun wisdom and musical authenticity make songs like "This Land Is Your Land" enduring classics.

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