Woody Guthrie

Woody Guthrie

American singer-songwriter and folk musician (1912-1967)
A colossal figure of America's folk heritage whose simple, lyrically powerful songs inspired generations, both musically and socially.
BornJuly 14, 1912
HometownOkemah, Oklahoma, United States of America
Height5'7" (1.70m)
SpouseMarjorie Guthrie
ChildrenArlo Guthrie , Nora Guthrie
ParentsNora Belle Tanner , Charley Guthrie
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Photos

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Videos

Jennifer Lopez Sings 'This Land Is Your Land' at Biden Inauguration

Singer Jennifer Lopez performed “This Land Is Your Land,” an American folk classic written by Woody Guthrie, during the inauguration of US President Joe Biden on January 20.Lopez, also known by the moniker J.Lo, was backed for her performance by the United States Marine Band.Guthrie, who in the 1950s penned lyrics in which he accused former president Donald Trump’s father, Fred Trump, of racist housing practices, was among 244 names Trump listed for his proposed National Garden of American Heroes. Credit: @JCCIC via Storyful
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Albums

I Saw a Sign: 1940-1947 Recordings
I Saw a Sign: 1940-1947 Recordings
2017
Woody Guthrie: The Tribute Concerts
Woody Guthrie: The Tribute Concerts
2017
Library of Congress Recordings
Library of Congress Recordings
2015
WNYC Radio, New York, 12th December 1940
WNYC Radio, New York, 12th December 1940
2015
America's Folk Idol, No. 1
America's Folk Idol, No. 1
2014
This Land is Your Land: A Centenary Tribute
This Land is Your Land: A Centenary Tribute
2013
50 Songs of Protest
50 Songs of Protest
2012
American Radical Patriot
American Radical Patriot
2012
This Land Is Your Land [Rising Son]
This Land Is Your Land [Rising Son]
2012
100th Anniversary Collection
100th Anniversary Collection
2012
Woody at 100: The Woody Guthrie Centennial
Woody at 100: The Woody Guthrie Centennial
2012
This Land Is Your Land [Metro]
This Land Is Your Land [Metro]
2011
This Machine Kills Fascists
This Machine Kills Fascists
2011
Woody Guthrie Meets Pete Seeger
Woody Guthrie Meets Pete Seeger
2009
My Dusty Road
My Dusty Road
2009
Bob Dylan's Woody Guthrie Selection
Bob Dylan's Woody Guthrie Selection
2009
Troubadour
Troubadour
2008
Original Folk: The Best of Woody Guthrie
Original Folk: The Best of Woody Guthrie
2008
Musical Grandfather and Father of Bob Dylan
Musical Grandfather and Father of Bob Dylan
2008
Ultimate Collection [Not Now]
Ultimate Collection [Not Now]
2008
Hard Travelin' Man
Hard Travelin' Man
2007
Vigilante Man
Vigilante Man
2007
BD Folk: Woody Guthrie
BD Folk: Woody Guthrie
2007
Live Wire: Woody Guthrie in Performance 1949
Live Wire: Woody Guthrie in Performance 1949
2007
Woody Guthrie [Recording Arts]
Woody Guthrie [Recording Arts]
2006
This Land Is Your Land: The Original Dust Bowl Ballads and Other Folksongs
This Land Is Your Land: The Original Dust Bowl Ballads and Other Folksongs
2006

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