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Woody Guthrie (1912-1967) was an American singer/songwriter.


"I hate a song that makes you think you are not any good. I hate a song that makes you think that you are just born to lose. Bound to lose. No good to nobody.No good for nothing. Because you are too old or too young or too fat or too slim. Too ugly or too this or too that. Songs that run you down or poke fun at you on account of your bad luck or hard traveling. I'm out to fight those songs to my very last breath of air and my last drop of blood. I am out to sing songs that will prove to you that this is your world and that if it has hit you pretty hard and knocked you for a dozen loops, no matter what color, what size you are, how you are built, I am out to sing the songs that make you take pride in yourself and in your work. And the songs that I sing are made up for the most part by all sorts of folks just about like you. I could hire out to the other side, the big money side, and get several dollars every week just to quit singing my own songs and to sing the kind that knock you down farther and the ones that poke fun at you even more and the ones that make you think you've not got any sense at all. But I decided a long time ago that I'd starve to death before I'd sing any such songs as that. The radio waves and your movies and your jukeboxes and your songbooks are already loaded down and running over with such no good songs as that anyhow."

—Woody Guthrie


All Work Together
Clean-O
Don't You Push Me Down
The Flood and the Storm
Hard Travelin'
Howdy Doo
I Just Want to Sing Your Name
Jarama Valley
Jesus Christ Was a Man
Ludlow Massacre
Old Judge Thayer
Plane Wreck at Los Gatos
Pretty Boy Floyd, the Outlaw
Put Your Finger
Race You Down the Mountain
Red Wine
Root, Hog, and Die
Sleep Eye
So Long, It's Been Good to Know You
Suassos Lane
This Land Is Your Land
Two Good Men
Union Maid
Vanzetti's Letter
Vanzetti's Rock
Wake Up
We Welcome to Heaven
Worried Man Blues
You Souls of Boston
You've Got to Go Down


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