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Woody Guthrie The Ash Recordings 4-CD (HDCD) Cube Box

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Woody Guthrie: The Ash Recordings 4-CD (HDCD) Cube Box

(1999/SMITHONIAN) 105 tracks


Woody Guthrie - The Ash Recordings 4-CD (HDCD) Cube Box Medium 1
1: This Land Is Your Land  
2: Car Song  
3: Ramblin' Round  
4: Talking Fishing Blues  
5: Philadelphia Lawyer  
6: Lindbergh  
7: Hobo's Lullaby  
8: Pastures Of Plenty  
9: Grand Coulee Dam  
10: End Of The Line  
11: New York Town  
12: Gypsy Davy  
13: Jesus Christ  
14: This Land Is Your Land  
15: Do-Re-Mi  
16: Jarama Valley  
17: The Biggest Thing Man Has Ever Done  
18: Picture From Life's Other Side  
19: Jesse James  
20: Talking Hard Work  
21: When That Great Ship Went Down  
22: Hard, Ain't It Hard  
23: Going Down The Road Feeling Bad  
24: I Ain't Got Nobody  
25: Sinking Of The Reuben James  
26: Why, Oh Why  
27: This Land Is Your Land (reprise)  
Woody Guthrie - The Ash Recordings 4-CD (HDCD) Cube Box Medium 2
1: Muleskinner Blues  
2: Wreck Of The Old 97  
3: Sally Goodin'  
4: Little Black Train  
5: Who's Gonna Shoe Your Pretty Little Feet  
6: Baltimore To Washington  
7: Rubber Dolly  
8: Years  
9: Sowing On the Mountain  
10: Bed On The Floor  
11: Take A Whiff On Me  
12: Stepstone  
13: Put My Little Shoes Away  
14: Hen Cackle  
15: Poor Boy  
16: Stakolee  
17: Johnny Hart  
18: Worried Man Blues  
19: Danville Girl  
20: Gambling Man  
21: Rye Straw  
22: Crawdad Song  
23: Ida Red  
24: Keep My Skillet Good And Greasy  
25: Train 45  
Woody Guthrie - The Ash Recordings 4-CD (HDCD) Cube Box Medium 3
1: Hard Travelin'  
2: Farmer-Labor Train  
3: Howdjadoo  
4: Ship In The Sky  
5: I Ain't Got No Home In This World Anymore  
6: Mean Talking Blues  
7: Better World A-Comin'  
8: Miss Pavlichencko  
9: So Long, It's Been Good To Know You  
10: New Found Land  
11: Oregon Trail  
12: Vigilante Man  
13: 1913 Massacre  
14: Talking Columbia  
15: Two Good Men  
16: Sally, Don't You Grieve  
17: Talking Sailor  
18: What Are We Waiting On  
19: Railroad Blues  
20: Ludlow Massacre  
21: Ladies Auxiliary  
22: Miner's Song  
23: When The Yanks Go Marching In  
24: Union Maid (excerpt)  
25: Bubaiyat (excerpt)  
26: The Many And The Few  
27: Hanukkah Dance  
Woody Guthrie - The Ash Recordings 4-CD (HDCD) Cube Box Medium 4
1: Ranger's Command  
2: Buffalo Skinners  
3: Billy The Kid  
4: Cowboy Waltz  
5: Pretty Boy Floyd  
6: Along In The Sun And The Rain  
7: Whoopie Ti Yi Yo, Get Along Little Dogies  
8: Froggie Went A-Courtin  
9: Buffalo Gals  
10: I Ride An Old Paint  
11: Dead Or Alive  
12: Slipknot  
13: Cocaine Blues  
14: Go Tell Aunt Rhody  
15: Chisholm Trail  
16: Stewball  
17: Wild Cyclone  
18: Train Blues  
19: Red River Valley  
20: Fastest Of Ponies  
21: Stewball (& Lead Belly & Cisco Houston)  
22: Snow Deer  
23: When The Curfew Blows  
24: Little Darling  
25: Blowing Down That Old Dusty Road  
26: The Return Of Rocky Mtn. Slim & Des.RatShorty  


Artikeleigenschaften von Woody Guthrie: The Ash Recordings 4-CD (HDCD) Cube Box

  • Interpret: Woody Guthrie

  • Albumtitel: The Ash Recordings 4-CD (HDCD) Cube Box

  • Format CD
  • Genre Country

  • Title The Ash Recordings 4-CD (HDCD) Cube Box
  • Release date 1999
  • Label FOLKWAYS

  • SubGenre Country - General

  • EAN: 0093074011225

  • weight in Kg 0.560

Artist description "Guthrie, Woody"

Woody Guthrie

15. Do Re Mi

16. Ain't Got No Home

17. Pretty Boy Floyd

18. Dusty Old Dust (So Long, It's Been Good To Know You)

19. Babe O' Mine

20. Grand Coulee Dam

21. Ramblin' Round

22. Hard Travelin'

23. This Land Is Your Land

24. Philadelphia Lawyer (& Cisco Houston) 

25. I've Got To Know 


More than sixty years after a debilitating hereditary illness ended his prolific creative life, Woody Guthrie endures as an icon of the American folk music revival. Guthrie ranks as one of country music's great singer-songwriters, but his politically charged songs brought him a radically different audience.

Woodrow Wilson Guthrie was born July 14, 1912, in Okemah, Oklahoma, a small agricultural community in the west-central part of the state. His parents lived a comfortable middle-class existence until a family tragedy in May 1919 signaled a turn in the family fortunes. Guthrie's mother was becoming increasingly distant and irrational. His older sister Clara rebelled against her mother's behavior by soaking her dress with coal oil and setting it on fire. She died the next day. Three years later, his father lost his farms as oil boomers moved into Okemah. In late June 1927, his mother poured kerosene on his sleeping father and set him ablaze. Charlie Guthrie painfully recovered while his wife was committed to an asylum for the insane. Doctors explored Nora Guthrie's family history and diagnosed Huntington's chorea, a rare hereditary condition that attacks the central nervous system.

When Charlie Guthrie moved to Pampa, Texas, young Woody chose to live with relatives in Okemah. Dropping out of high school before graduation, the restless youth was determined to educate himself. Guthrie later claimed he read every book in the local library. He also learned harmonica from the black proprietor of Okemah's shoeshine stand.

Eventually moving to Pampa, Guthrie landed a job in a drug store. The owner kept a guitar in a back room, and Guthrie taught himself the basics of the instrument. By 1932 he was proficient enough to play in a string band. The Corn Cob Trio made frequent appearances on Pampa radio, often performing topical lyrics Guthrie penned to traditional and popular songs. He also began courting Mary Jennings, the sister of one of his band members. They married in October 1933.

The great April 14, 1935, dust storm devastated Oklahoma and the Texas panhandle, leaving the area economically depressed. Guthrie remained in Pampa until his first child was born in November, then he took to the road, searching for jobs painting signs or playing music. Hoboing through the Southwest, he listened to embittered displaced men who blamed the Great Depression on greedy bosses and politicians. Guthrie found their arguments convincing.

By spring 1937 he and his cousin Jack Guthrie were singing over KFVD, a low-power Los Angeles radio station. Maxine 'Lefty Lou' Crissman joined the duo and continued singing with Woody after Jack left that September. Their show appealed to displaced Okies who appreciated Guthrie's folksy drawl, Will Rogers-inspired patter and endless stream of new songs. Do Re Mi was among his earliest Dust Bowl Ballads. A newspaper story about a cowboy being shot over a woman in Reno, Nevada, inspired Reno Blues. The Maddox Brothers and Rose, an Alabama country band working the same Los Angeles tavern circuit as Guthrie and Crissman, added both songs to their repertoire. A decade later the Maddoxes had a regional hit with Reno Blues, now titled Philadelphia Lawyer. Tennessee Ernie Ford made his record debut with a cover version for Capitol. To their credit, the Maddoxes always cited Guthrie as the song's composer. (By contrast, when Jack Guthrie recorded Oklahoma Hills for Capitol, he claimed sole ownership. When his record became a juke-box hit, Woody took legal action to reclaim his authorship.)

Will Geer and Gilbert 'Cisco' Houston, two actors in a Los Angeles theater group, were loyal listeners to the KFVD show. In fact, Houston knew many of the old songs that Guthrie performed. Eager to meet Guthrie, they drove to the station and invited him to join their tour of local migrant camps. Geer, whose wife was the daughter of American Communist activist Mother Bloor, educated the politically-sensitive Guthrie about class struggles and the migrant workers' plight. Although he never formally joined the Communist Party, Guthrie sympathized with many of its aims.

Mary Guthrie, now with three children and eager for a stable life, insisted the family return to Pampa. However, Geer, who was taking the role of Uncle Jeter in the long-running Broadway play 'Tobacco Road,' encouraged him to come to New York instead. Mary won the argument, and the family returned to Texas in November 1939. Jobs in Pampa remained scarce, and within three months Guthrie headed to New York. While living in the Geers' apartment, Guthrie penned his most enduring song, This Land Is Your Land subtitled God Blessed America For Me, it was his response to the ubiquitous Irving Berlin song popularized by Kate Smith.

Guthrie arrived in New York as John Ford's film of John Steinbeck's novel 'The Grapes Of Wrath' brought national attention to the Okies' plight. The sympathetic Geer started organizing a concert benefitting migrant workers, to be held at midnight, March 3rd, in the theater where 'Tobacco Road' was playing. Besides Guthrie, the concert would feature most of Alan Lomax's radio performers, including Aunt Molly Jackson, Lead Belly, Burl Ives, Josh White, the Golden Gate Quartet, Richard Dyer-Bennet and a young Pete Seeger. Lomax later cited 'The Grapes Of Wrath Evening' as the moment the American folk revival began.

Less than a week before that landmark concert, Lomax met Guthrie at a benefit for Spanish loyalist refugees. When the singer introduced his ballad about the outlaw Pretty Boy Floyd, the folklorist was captivated. Not only did he personify all the anonymous balladeers that created American folk song, he shared Lomax's progressive political vision. Lomax invited Guthrie to the Library of Congress to record his songs and stories of life in Oklahoma and Texas. Lomax also persuaded Victor Records to record and release two Dust Bowl-themed albums. Although Guthrie penned several of his celebrated 'Dust Bowl Ballads' in Los Angeles, most were written shortly before the April 26, 1940 session. The new songs included I Ain't Got No Home and Dusty Old Dust, a song he later reworked for the Weavers.

Guthrie's fine-tuned persona led to numerous radio offers, including his own CBS network radio show. CBS launched Guthrie's show in November. His family moved east to join him, but Guthrie couldn't handle the unexpected fame, wealth and pressure. Within months he packed the family into his new Hudson and headed west for an uncertain future. 

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Folk And The Roots Of American Music Vol. 1 (3-CD)

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