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...Schirra blasted off from Cape Canaveral aboard the Sigma 7 on a nine-hour flight. In 1967, folk singer-songwriter Woody Guthrie died in New York at age 55. In 1995, the jury in the O.J. Simpson murder trial announced its verdicts, finding...
Kids' musician Jim Cosgrove to perform Sunday at JDHS

...Star, Cosgrove has released seven CDs and two DVDs, many of which have won awards from Parents' Choice. He counts Woody Guthrie, Pete Seger, Joni Mitchell and Jimmy Buffett among his musical influences. To listen to samples of his work visit...
Folk fest kicks off Monday

...stage with musicians such as Pete Seeger, Kathy Mattea and Ani Di Franco. He writes in the tradition of balladeers Woody Guthrie and Tom Paxton, often focusing on oppressed or marginalized populations. Born in Massachusetts and raised in Pennsylvania...
Empire contributors share their arts picks for 2009

...You Hear Me Callin': The Life of Bill Monroe, Father of Bluegrass" by Richard D. Smith "Bound For Glory" by Woody Guthrie Top five 'Big Screen' reviews fromEmpire reviewer Chester Duke Carson "Avatar" "The Blind Side " "Inglorious...
Up-and-coming protest singer Smith sings for peace

...playing more than 140 shows as fund-raisers for political causes and organizations. "It was inspired by the way that Woody Guthrie and Leadbelly toured in the 1930s and 1940s," Smith said. "You're using songs and your music to help create and...
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Snakes, cockroaches and one blood

...Minnesota. She grew up listening to Oaxacan songs, Woody Guthrie and John Coltrane. She studied opera at the University...of Mexican and American folk, including a medley of Woody Guthrie's "Pastures of Plenty" and "This Land is Your Land...
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Juneau Empire Story Archive

...Choir for 2 years. I love to sing. 2:15 Sophie * Juneau Sophie Marguerite Lager (13 years old) Patsy Cline does Woody Guthrie/a cappella shower songs. 2:30 Afternoon Sax * Juneau (Doug Bridges and Jenna O'Fontanella) Unpredictability...
State Briefs

...children's music, and topical and contemporary songs, including tunes by Malvina Reynolds, Utah Phillips, Pete Seeger, Woody Guthrie and Hank Williams. An instructor at the Puget Sound Guitar Workshop and the Festival of American Fiddle Tunes in Port...
Songsmith Eaglesmith

...and they cover a wide swath of musical territory: Bruce Springsteen, Ry Cooder, T Bone Burnett, Steve Earle, Woody Guthrie, John Prine, Del Shannon, Link Wray and even Led Zeppelin. And then there are the combination comparisons, like...
Wash. dam could hurt local salmon take

...field" for fish, he is not inclined to meddle in the internal affairs of other states, said spokesman Bob King. Woody Guthrie wrote a ballad about the Grand Coulee Dam in Washington state, and the mythic status of dams as symbols of progress...


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