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1970 Woody Guthrie Tribute Revisited
May16

1970 Woody Guthrie Tribute Revisited

Woody Guthrie 1970 Tribute Concert To Come To DVD Woody Guthrie All-Star Tribute Concert 1970coming to DVD on June 7 2019 Previously-unreleased concert features Arlo Guthrie, Joan Baez, Pete Seeger, Country Joe McDonald, The Band This All-Star Tribute Concert 1970 celebrates the life and work of the legendary folk singer and songwriter Woody Guthrie, whose songs have become part of the bedrock of American life. Three years...

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Woody Guthrie Centre Revisited
Oct05

Woody Guthrie Centre Revisited

Read about our return to the Woody Guthrie Centre in Tulsa Ok   Woody Guthrie Centre, Tulsa Oklahoma 2 October 2018 Images – Jim Jacob Words – Rob Dickens   “I am an educator, not any entertainer” “If you play more than two chords, you’re showing off” – Woody Guthrie   To Woody Guthrie, words were more important than music.  This childlike, adventurous rebel had a big...

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Woody Guthrie Centre
Jul20

Woody Guthrie Centre

A look back to our visit to the Woody Guthrie Centre in 2016   The Woody Guthrie Center, Tulsa Oklahoma 2016 By Rob Dickens The Woody Guthrie Centre in Downtown Tulsa Oklahoma preserves Guthrie’s body of work and the continuation of his legacy.  It opened in 2013, and is housed in a purpose-built facility of over 1,000 sq. meters in a former paper warehouse. The Centre also has live events in its 60-seat auditorium – a concert...

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Woody Guthrie’s Ultimate Tribute
Jul25

Woody Guthrie’s Ultimate Tribute

Read about the new three CD comprehensive boxed set on Woody Guthrie     Bear Family Records To Release Three CD Boxed Set This September  Two Legendary Woody Guthrie Tribute Shows  Recaptured and Presented In Their Full State Plus Extras   In 1972, Columbia Records and Warner Brother Records each released a separate live tribute to Woody Guthrie album (one at Carnegie Hall and the other at the Hollywood Bowl)— a rare...

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Woody Guthrie and Computers
Sep04

Woody Guthrie and Computers

Read about my day in Tulsa Oklahoma Woody and Laptops   31 August 2016 Tulsa Oklahoma  A mixed bag of a day. That is to expected with the glorious uncertainty of travel . The high point was a visit to the Woody Guthrie Centre. I met the Executive Director of the facility Deana McCloud and she was good enough to show me some of the highlights of the Centre before leaving me to study the exhibits on my own. It was a fascinating...

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