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Subject: Woody Guthrie songbook
From: Stewie
Date: 04 Mar 01 - 07:53 PM

I came across the following link to a little songbook of Woody's via one of the newsgroups. I thought some 'catters might find it interesting if they have not seen it already.

Click Here

--Stewie.


Also see www.woodyguthrie.org


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Subject: RE: Woody Guthrie songbook
From: Greyeyes
Date: 04 Mar 01 - 08:11 PM

Top class, Stewie, thanks.


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Subject: RE: Woody Guthrie songbook
From: catspaw49
Date: 04 Mar 01 - 08:14 PM

Marked and saved....Thanks Stewie.

Spaw


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Subject: RE: Woody Guthrie songbook
From: Sarah2
Date: 04 Mar 01 - 08:32 PM

Thanks, Stewie -- isn't that cover something? How great!

Sarah


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Subject: RE: Woody Guthrie songbook
From: wdyat12
Date: 04 Mar 01 - 09:32 PM

Thanks Stewie for this great site.

wdyat12


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Subject: RE: Woody Guthrie songbook
From: poor lonesome boy
Date: 05 Mar 01 - 12:12 AM

Why can I not get this damn link to work? is it www.woodyguthrie.de? Am I doing something wrong?


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Subject: RE: Woody Guthrie songbook
From: Joe Offer
Date: 05 Mar 01 - 01:13 AM

I can't get to work either, Joe - must just be down temporarily, because others were able to reach it earlier.
-Joe Offer-


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Subject: RE: Woody Guthrie songbook
From: catspaw49
Date: 05 Mar 01 - 01:14 AM

Hey Joe......The link is http://www.woodyguthrie.de/songbook.html........Give it another shot.

Spaw


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Subject: RE: Woody Guthrie songbook
From: catspaw49
Date: 05 Mar 01 - 01:15 AM

Works for me both places guys...........

Spaw


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Subject: RE: Woody Guthrie songbook
From: Dita
Date: 05 Mar 01 - 02:56 AM

Worked for me to. Be back there again. Thanks Stewie.
love, john.


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Subject: RE: Woody Guthrie songbook
From: Deckman
Date: 05 Mar 01 - 07:52 PM

HEY HEY! Thanks a lot! That's a real treasure. One of my bigger regrets was missing Woody by three hours. It was in Seattle, back in the early 50's. John Coughlin called, said get over here, Woody is expected. I forget why I took three hours to get there, some girl probably, but he was gone when I got there. MY LOSS. CHEERS, Bob


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Subject: RE: Woody Guthrie songbook
From: poor lonesome boy
Date: 05 Mar 01 - 11:47 PM

Got it. Thanks guys... this is great stuff. Love the notes


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Subject: RE: Woody Guthrie songbook
From: Joe Offer
Date: 06 Mar 01 - 03:20 AM

Yeah, I think it was just temporarily down. Works fine for me now.

Also take a look at the Songs of Woody Guthrie and Woody Guthrie Biography.

-Joe-


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Subject: RE: Woody Guthrie songbook
From: GUEST,Russ Stone (theband1974@yahoo.com)
Date: 05 Jul 03 - 02:31 PM

Is there a site where you can get all of Woodys Songs with the music and the chords as i want to start covering some of his material thank you if you can help if anyone knows you can email me at theband1974@yahoo.com

thanks again
Russ Stone


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Subject: RE: Woody Guthrie songbook
From: Joe Offer
Date: 05 Jul 03 - 04:25 PM

Hi, Russ - We may be the best online source for Woody Guthrie lyrics and tunes, although we rarely have chords (click to see what we have). Another great online source is the one I posted above, The Songs of Woody Guthrie. Woody wrote a vast number of songs, and no Website or book has them all.

I suppose the easiest place to get lyrics and chords for Woody Guthrie songs is the "Rise Up Singing" songbook. It has 22 Woody Guthrie songs. If you want lyrics and tunes, Sing Out! Magazine has two volumes of The Collected Reprints from Sing Out! The Folk song Magazine. The "pink book" (vol 1-6) has 27 Guthrie songs, and the "blue book" (vol 7-12) has 15. There was a wonderful book reissued recently by University of Nebraska Press, Hard-Hitting Songs for Hard-Hit People, by Seeger, Lomax, and Guthrie. It has lots of Woody's songs, but it's quite expensive and I see it's out of print again.

As far as I can tell, there is no definitive Woody Guthrie songbook currently in print - and that's a shame.
You may want to check http://www.woodyguthrie.org and see what information they have.

-Joe Offer (e-mail sent)-


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Subject: RE: Woody Guthrie songbook
From: Candyman(inactive)
Date: 05 Jul 03 - 05:04 PM

I suppose the easiest place to get lyrics and chords for Woody Guthrie songs is the "Rise Up Singing" songbook. It has 22 Woody Guthrie songs.

A more complete source is the "Woody Guthrie Songbook" edited by Nora Guthrie (Woody's daughter, Arlo's sister) and Judy Bell. It is available from the on-line catalogue at www.woodyguthrie.org.

It sells for $15.00 and there are 48 songs included:

This Land Is Your Land
So Long It's Been Good to Know Yuh
Pastures of Plenty
Deportee
Do Re Mi
Oklahoma Hills
Roll, On Columbia
Vigilante Man
This Train is Bound for Glory
Woody's Rag-Hard Work
Dying Miner
1913 Massacre
Union Maid
I've Got to Know
Jackhammer John
Grand Coulee Dam
Biggest Thing That Man Has Ever Done
Jesus Christ
Tom Joad
Pretty Boy Floyd
East Texas Red
Dead or Alive
Gypsy Davy
Philadelphia Lawyer
Takin' It Easy
Woman At Home
New York Town
Talking Dust Bowl
Dust Can't Kill Me
Dust Storm Disaster
I Ain't Got No Home
Hard Travelin'
Dust Pneumonia Blues
Going Down the Road
Ramblin' Round
Sinking of the Reuben James
Little Seed
Howdido
Why Oh Why
Cleano
Mail Myself to You
Jig Along Home
Put Your Finger in the Air
All Work Together
Bling-Blang
My Daddy (Flies A Ship in the Sky)
Riding in My Car
Grassey Grass Grass (Grow, Grow, Grow.


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Subject: RE: Woody Guthrie songbook
From: belfast
Date: 06 Jul 03 - 07:11 AM

BBC Radio 4 are putting out a programme about Woody Guthrie. I gather it contains material from a recently discovered diary. It's on on thursday 11.30a.m.(I think). Should be worth catching.


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Subject: RE: Woody Guthrie songbook
From: Jen M
Date: 06 Jul 03 - 08:02 AM

If you can find it--The Nearly Complete Collection of Woody Guthrie Folk Songs--pub 1963 by Ludlowe Music NY has 188 of Woody's songs.


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Subject: RE: Woody Guthrie songbook
From: GUEST,Russ Stone
Date: 06 Jul 03 - 02:19 PM

thanks eveyone for there help
Russ


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Subject: RE: Woody Guthrie songbook
From: Art Thieme
Date: 06 Jul 03 - 09:43 PM

I had THE NEARLY COMPLETE SONGS OF WOODY GUTHRIE. It was a fine collection with wonderful illustrations which were by Woody. I used it for years and years until it fell apart and literally blew away one night I was coming home from a gig in Wisconsin with the windows open so the late December winds might keep me awake at the wheel. I do hope the folks that found those pages are singing 'em still.

Art Thieme


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Subject: Woody on BBC R4
From: Steve Parkes
Date: 07 Jul 03 - 05:21 AM

I still have my copy, Art. Only one the covers has disappeared so far: do you think I'm not making enough use of it?

There's a programme on BBC Radio 4, for those who can get it, this Thursday (July 10) at 11.30 am BST. I think it's more about his jottings and sketches than his songs: should be interesting.

Steve


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Subject: RE: Woody Guthrie songbook
From: Joe Offer
Date: 07 Jul 03 - 01:06 PM

The Nearly Complete Collection of Woody Guthrie Folk Songs is the one I've been after for quite some time. It's a softcover book, and I see used copies listed for $40 and $75 - too expensive for me. Seems to me that somebody ought to reissue this book. I suppose the 48-song Hal Leonard book sounds OK, but it sure seems a better book than that should be available.
-Joe Offer-


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Subject: RE: Woody Guthrie songbook
From: Mark Ross
Date: 08 Jul 03 - 12:30 AM

I've been trying to convince Nora Guthrie to reissue THE NEARLY COMPLETE WG but she says that there are too many errors. Personally I don't think that matters, maybe other Mudcatters could write to her at the Woody Guthrie Foundation and help convince her.

Mark Ross


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Subject: RE: Woody Guthrie songbook
From: Joan from Wigan
Date: 08 Jul 03 - 03:35 AM

About the BBC Radio 4 programme that Steve Parkes mentioned above, the Radio Times has two sets of notes, the first from their "Choices" (recommended programmes) column, the second from the programmes column itself:

(1) Remembered for his acerbically witty songs documenting the suffering of the poor and the powerless, Woody Guthrie's more intimate writings are little known but just as prolific, preserved in the form of doodlings. Luckily, he hoarded all he created. His daughter Nora brings his legacy to light with the help of Lou Reed, Michael Franti, Ani DiFranco, and DJ Logic.

(2) The Woody Guthrie Archive in New York holds his writings - in notebooks, even on paper bags and cigarette packets. His daughter Nora, who acts as both protector and caretaker of his work, presents her latest project, which brings together Guthrie's most intimate diaries and an unlikely group of famous musicians and artists.


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Subject: RE: Woody Guthrie songbook
From: Joe Offer
Date: 24 Apr 05 - 09:33 PM

At long last, the Official Woody Guthrie Website has LYRICS!!!!
Click here.

Need I say more?
-Joe Offer-


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Subject: RE: Woody Guthrie songbook
From: GUEST
Date: 02 Jun 05 - 02:06 PM


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