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It. Brings you a series dedicated to the American spirit and the beauty of this series
and it is hard. Deeply moved by John Steinbeck's Grapes of Wrath what he wanted its message spread among the people. But he said the people back in Oklahoma haven't got two bucks to buy the book or even 35 cents to see the movie. So the song will get back and tell him what Preacher Casey said the song was THE BALLAD OF TOM JOAD. Having learned much of his music from the Carter family. He now took their John Hardy for the musical vehicle of his tale. Here is Woody.
Chart. Home. Birth.
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Were working.
Right. While some people felt the dust storms were visitations for their personal sins would he had many of his friends seeing the storms as retribution for the social and political sins of the times. They just said well human race think then treat me to the right and Robben each other in different ways with Pam's going to heaven or killing each other and shooting around so most is about to starve to death. Others him five or six thousand dollars on a little party at night. So moved by I would do without my girls a gambling table at night. Just lastly been living rough So this storm is that I am even so there was room for humor of a grim
Thank. You. That was Woody one of his outstanding characteristics was his refusal ever to give up even when it all seemed hopeless. He sings about the fight for the land backed up on guitar by Cisco Houston.
I was a soldier and I have to buy uniforms not. Just be subtle lambaste bam long as my home and my. Goals don't make no difference to our work or my uniform. I'll give you the maps well I'll give you and I'll give you any ma'am slave you can lay me down I'm out. Here to stay here on
Earth. Next program we'll take a look at the man of the Depression. You have been listening to hard travelling series devoted to the life and music of Woody Guthrie written and narrated by Judith Adams. Produced by Joe block May 4 communication center at the University of Texas at Austin. This is NPR.
Hard travelin'
The Dust Bowl revisited
Producing Organization
University of Texas
KUT (Radio station : Austin, Tex.)
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University of Maryland (College Park, Maryland)
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Woody Guthrie speaks about the reactions of his friends to what they thought was the end of the world, and sings about their indomitable spirit.
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A series about Woody Guthrie and his Depression-era folk music.
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Host: Adams, Judith
Interviewee: Guthrie, Woody, 1912-1967
Performer: Guthrie, Woody, 1912-1967
Producing Organization: University of Texas
Producing Organization: KUT (Radio station : Austin, Tex.)
Writer: Tangley, Ralph
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University of Maryland
Identifier: 68-1-5 (National Association of Educational Broadcasters)
Format: 1/4 inch audio tape
Duration: 00:14:33
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