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Woody Guthrie

voc, g, 1912-1967 US, Okemah, Oklahoma
Singer / Musician / Songwriter of Folk and World
A.k.a. Woodrow Wilson Guthrie

Woodrow Wilson "Woody" Guthrie (/ˈɡʌθri/; July 14, 1912 – October 3, 1967) was an American singer-songwriter and musician whose musical legacy includes hundreds of political, traditional and children's songs, ballads and improvised works. He frequently performed with the slogan This machine kills fascists displayed on his guitar. His best-known song is "This Land Is Your Land". Many of his recorded songs are archived in the Library of Congress. Songwriters such as Bob Dylan, Phil Ochs, Johnny Cash, Bruce Springsteen, Robert Hunter, Harry Chapin, John Mellencamp, Pete Seeger, Andy Irvine, Joe Strummer, Billy Bragg, Jerry Garcia, Jay Farrar, Bob Weir, Jeff Tweedy, Bob Childers and Tom Paxton have acknowledged Guthrie as a major influence.

     
Instruments
  • Vocals
  • Guitar
  • Harmonica
  • Violin
  • Mandolin
Genres
  • Folk
  • World
  • Blues
Popular Tracks   
This Land is Your Land on This Land is Your Land: The Asch Recordings, Vol. 1 by Woody Guthrie
Tear The Facists Down on My Dusty Road by Woody Guthrie
Hobo's Lullaby on This Land is Your Land: The Asch Recordings, Vol. 1 by Woody Guthrie
Hard Traveling on Hard Travelin': The Asch Recordings, Vol. 3 by Woody Guthrie
I Ain't Got No Home In This World Anymore on Dust Bowl Ballads by Woody Guthrie
My Daddy (Flies A Ship In The Sky) on My Dusty Road by Woody Guthrie
Pastures Of Plenty on Columbia River Collection by Woody Guthrie
This Land Is Your Land on My Dusty Road by Woody Guthrie
Riding in my car (Car song) on Nursery Days by Woody Guthrie
Little Black Train on Poor Boy by Woody Guthrie

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Band Members
Discography



Title Artist Year Type
I Saw A Sign, 1940-1947 RecordingsWoody Guthrie2018Compil.
Man Of The PeopleWoody Guthrie2018Album
Dust Bowl Ballads Sung By Woody GuthrieWoody Guthrie2016Compil.
American Folk LegendWoody Guthrie2016Compil.
Dust Bowl TroubadourWoody Guthrie2016Compil.
Dust Bowl Ballads Sung By Woody GuthrieWoody Guthrie2014Compil.
America's Folk Idol No. 1Woody Guthrie2014Compil.
The Singer And The SongWoody Guthrie Vs Ramblin' Jack Elliott2014Compil.
My Name Is New York: Ramblin' Around Woody Guthrie's TownWoody Guthrie2014Album
American Radical PatriotWoody Guthrie2013Album
The Very Best Of Woody GuthrieWoody Guthrie2013Compil.
Woody GuthrieWoody Guthrie2012Compil.
100th Anniversary CollectionWoody Guthrie2012Compil.
Bound For GloryWoody Guthrie2012Compil.
Selections From Woody At 100Woody Guthrie2012Compil.
Woody At 100 (The Woody Guthrie Centennial Collection)Woody Guthrie2012Compil.
This Machine Kills FascistsWoody Guthrie2011Compil.
This Land Is Your LandWoody Guthrie2011Compil.
My Dusty Road Woody, Cisco And SonnyWoody Guthrie2009Album
My Dusty Road Woody's RootsWoody Guthrie2009Album
My Dusty Road/ Woody The AgitatorWoody Guthrie2009Album
My Dusty RoadWoody Guthrie2009Album
My Dusty Road Woody's Greatest HitsWoody Guthrie2009Album
My Dusty RoadWoody Guthrie2009Compil.
The Original Folkways RecordingsPete Seeger, Woody Guthrie, Leadbelly Featuring Cisco Houston, Sonny Terry, Josh White2009Compil.
TroubadourWoody Guthrie2008Compil.
The Musican Grandfather & Father Of Bob DylanWoody Guthrie, Ramblin' Jack Elliott2008Compil.
Original Folk - The Best Of Woody GuthrieWoody Guthrie2008Compil.
The BeginningWoody Guthrie2007Album
The Ultimate CollectionWoody Guthrie2007Compil.
The Live Wire: Woody Guthrie In Performance 1949Woody Guthrie2007Album
Dust Can't Kill MeWoody Guthrie2007Compil.
Hard Travelin' ManWoody Guthrie2007Compil.
Some FolkWoody Guthrie2006Compil.
Woody GuthrieWoody Guthrie2006Compil.
Woody GuthrieWoody Guthrie2006Compil.
The First Rays Of The Protest In The Twentieth CenturyWoody Guthrie / Pete Seeger2006Compil.
Old Time ReligionWoody Guthrie2006Compil.
Vigilante ManWoody Guthrie2006Compil.
This Land Is Your LandWoody Guthrie2006Compil.
Woody Guthrie - The Folk CollectionWoody Guthrie2006Album
This Land Is Your Land. The Original Dust Bowl Ballads And Other FolksongsWoody Guthrie2006Compil.
Dust Bowl Balladeer: The Essential Woody GuthrieWoody Guthrie2006Album
Great Dust StormWoody Guthrie2006Compil.
Best Of Woody GuthrieWoody Guthrie2006Compil.
This Land Is Your LandWoody Guthrie2005Compil.
This Machine Kills FascistsWoody Guthrie2005Compil.
Woody GuthrieWoody Guthrie2005Compil.
This Machine Kills FascistsWoody Guthrie2005Single
Pastures Of Plenty - Original Recordings 1940-1947Woody Guthrie2004Compil.
A Long Hard RoadWoody Guthrie2004Compil.
A Proper Introduction To Woody GuthrieWoody Guthrie2004Compil.
Follways RevisitedPete Seeger, Woody Guthrie, Leadbelly2003Compil.
Folk SingerWoody Guthrie2003Compil.
The Best Of The War YearsWoody Guthrie2003Compil.
Country & Folk RootsWoody Guthrie2003Compil.
Dejavu Retro Gold CollectionWoody Guthrie2002Compil.
American Folk SongsWoody Guthrie & Pete Seeger2002Compil.
The Ultimate Collection. 51 Gound Breaking Recordings (Pastures Of Plenty/Hard Travellin')Woody Guthrie2002Compil.
Hard Travellin'Woody Guthrie2002Compil.
The Legendary Woody GuthrieWoody Guthrie2002Compil.
Hard Luck BluesWoody Guthrie2001Compil.
House Of The Rising SunWoody Guthrie2001Album
The Woody Guthrie CollectionWoody Guthrie2000Album
900 MilesWoody Guthrie2000Compil.
The Early YearsWoody Guthrie2000Compil.
American Folk LegendWoody Guthrie2000Compil.
Ramblin' RoundWoody Guthrie2000Compil.
Buffalo Skinners (The Asch Recordings, Vol. 4)Woody Guthrie1999Compil.
The Woody Guthrie StoryWoody Guthrie1999Compil.
The Asch Recordings Vols. 1-4Woody Guthrie1999Compil.
This Machine Kills FascistsWoody Guthrie1999Compil.
Pastures Of PlentyWoody Guthrie1998Compil.
Hard Travelin' - The Asch Recordings, Vol.3Woody Guthrie1998Compil.
The Early Years - Legendary Historical RecordingsWoody Guthrie1998Album
Pastures Of PlentyWoody Guthrie1998Compil.
This Land Is Your LandWoody Guthrie, Arlo Guthrie1997Album
This Land Is Your Land: The Asch Recordings, Vol. 1Woody Guthrie1997Compil.
Muleskinner Blues: The Asch Recordings, Vol. 2Woody Guthrie1997Compil.
Early MastersWoody Guthrie1996Compil.
Members EditionWoody Guthrie1996Compil.
Songs Of The Lincoln Brigade & International Brigades And Southern Mountain HoedownWoody Guthrie, Cisco Houston, Sonny Terry, Pete Seeger, Bess Lomax, Butch Hawes, Ernst Busch1995Album
The Stinson Collectors Series, Volumes 1 & 2Woody Guthrie & Cisco Houston1995Compil.
Woody GuthrieWoody Guthrie1995Compil.
Long Ways To Travel: The Unreleased Folkways Masters, 1944-1949Woody Guthrie1994Compil.
Nursery DaysWoody Guthrie1992Compil.
The Very Best Of Woody GuthrieWoody Guthrie1992Album
Woody's 20 Grow Big SongsWoody Guthrie & Arlo Guthrie And The Guthrie Family1992Album
Worried Man BluesWoody Guthrie1991Album
Ramblin' Blues / Talkin' Columbia BluesWoody Guthrie1991Album
Worried Man BluesWoody Guthrie1991Compil.
Woody GuthrieWoody Guthrie1990Album
Worried Man BluesWoody Guthrie1990Compil.
The Woody Guthrie StoryWoody Guthrie1990Album
16 Great SongsWoody Guthrie, Pete Seeger1990Compil.
Folkways: A vision revisitedLeadbelly, Woody Guthrie, Pete Seeger1989Album
Sings Folk SongsWoody Guthrie With Leadbelly, Cisco Houston, Sonny Terry And Bess Hawes1989Album
The Woody Guthrie Collection (20 Golden Greats)Woody Guthrie1988Compil.
Columbia River CollectionWoody Guthrie1987Album
Good Mornin' Blues (Early Leadbelly 1935-1940)Leadbelly Narrated By: Woody Guthrie1987Compil.
Why, Oh Why?Woody Guthrie1985Album
Woody Guthrie Vol. 2Woody Guthrie With Cisco Houston And Sonny Terry1982Album
Historia Del Folk & Blues Volumen 3Cisco Houston & Woody Guthrie1982Compil.
Woody Guthrie Vol. 1Woody Guthrie with Cisco Houston and Sonny Terry1982Album
Folk Music RadioWoody Guthrie, Pete Seeger, Burl Ives, Josh White1982Compil.
Jazz & Blues Vol. 18 - "In Memoriam"Woody Guthrie1982Album
Equilibrium (The National Audubon Society's Album Of Songs Of Nature And Humanity)Dave Laing • Tom Wisner • Pete Seeger • Woody Guthrie1980Album
Ballate, Canti Di Lavoro, Talking-Blues, Canzoni. Songs, Ballads & Work-Song 2Woody Guthrie1979Compil.
El Genuino Sabor AmericanoWoody Guthrie1979Compil.
Ballate, Canti Di Lavoro, Talking-Blues, Canzoni. Songs, Ballads & Work-SongsWoody Guthrie1978Album
Original Recordings Made By Woody Guthrie 1940-1946Woody Guthrie1977Album
This Land Is Your LandWoody Guthrie1977Album
Midnight Special vol. 3Leadbelly Con Woody Guthrie & Cisco Houston1977Album
Woody Guthrie RememberedWoody Guthrie1977Compil.
Bound For Glory - Original Motion Picture ScoreWoody Guthrie, Leonard Rosenman, David Carradine1976Album
StruggleWoody Guthrie1976Album
Goin' Down This Road Vol. 7Woody Guthrie Guest Artists: Cisco Houston, Sonny Terry, Bess Hawes1976Album
Woody Guthrie Vol.1Woody Guthrie1974Compil.
Woody Guthrie Vol.2Woody Guthrie1974Compil.
Immortal Woody GuthrieWoody Guthrie1973Album
V/A Folk And Blues Story Vol.3Lightnin' Hopkins, Big Bill Broonzy, Josh White, Cisco Houston, Sonny Terry, Leadbelly, Woody Guthrie1971Compil.
Poor BoyWoody Guthrie1968Compil.
In MemoriamWoody Guthrie1967Compil.
This Land Is Your LandWoody Guthrie1967Album
The Early YearsWoody Guthrie1965Compil.
Bonneville Dam & Other Columbia River SongsWoody Guthrie1965Album
Woody GuthrieWoody Guthrie1965Compil.
Bed On The FloorWoody Guthrie1965Album
Hard Travelin'Woody Guthrie1964Album
38 Favorite American Folk SongsLeadbelly, Woody Guthrie, Pete Seeger1964Compil.
Library Of Congress RecordingsWoody Guthrie1964Album
The Soil And The SeaPete Seeger, Woody Guthrie, Lee Hays, Peter Hawes1964Compil.
Sings Folk Songs, Vol. 2Woody Guthrie with Cisco Houston and Sonny Terry1964Album
Cowboy SongsWoody Guthrie, Cisco Houston1963Album
Chain Gang: Volume I & IIWoody Guthrie, Sonny Terry, Alek Stewart1963Compil.
Folk Songs - Volume 2Woody Guthrie & Cisco Houston1963Album
Sings Folk SongsWoody Guthrie With Leadbelly, Cisco Houston, Sonny Terry And Bess Hawes1962Album
Southern Mountain HoedownsWoody Guthrie, Cisco Houston, Sonny Terry, Alec Seward1962Album
Ballads Of Sacco & VanzettiWoody Guthrie1960Album
Woody Guthrie SingsWoody Guthrie1959Single
Songs To Grow On Volume One: Nursery DaysWoody Guthrie1958Album
Songs To Grow On For Mother And ChildWoody Guthrie1956Album
Bound For Glory (The Songs And Story Of Woody Guthrie)Woody Guthrie1956Album
Woody Guthrie SingsWoody Guthrie1955Single
Woody Guthrie SingsWoody Guthrie1955Single
More Songs By Woody Guthrie And Cisco HoustonWoody Guthrie And Cisco Houston1955Compil.
Chain Gang Volume TwoWoody Guthrie / Sonny Terry & Alek Stewart1954Compil.
Chain Gang Volume OneWoody Guthrie / Sonny Terry & Alek Stewart1954Compil.
Woody Guthrie, Vol. 1Woody Guthrie1952Album
Talking Dust BowlWoody Guthrie1950Album
Talking Sailor / Coolee DamWoody Guthrie1945Album
Buffalo Skinners / Pretty Boy FloydWoody Guthrie1945Album
Ranger's Command / Gypsy DavyWoody Guthrie1945Album
Glory / Poor LazarusSonny Terry, Alek Stewart, Woody Guthrie, Cisco Houston1945Album
Songs For Victory: Music For Political ActionThe Union Boys, Woody Guthrie, Josh White1944Album
The Gypsy Davy / Barbara AllenWoody Guthrie / Rebecca Tarwater1942Album
Dust Bowl Ballads: Sung By Woody Guthrie Volume 2Woody Guthrie1940Album
Tom JoadWoody Guthrie1940Album
Don't You Push Me / Jig Along HomeWoody Guthrie1940Album
Dust Bowl BalladsWoody Guthrie1940Album
Dust Bowl Ballads: Sung By Woody Guthrie Volume IWoody Guthrie1940Album
Dance Around / Put Your Finger In The AirWoody GuthrieAlbum
The Roots Of FolkJudy Collins, Pete Seeger, Eric Weissberg, Woody Guthrie, Sonny Terry, Carolyn HesterAlbum
Wake Up / Clean-OWoody GuthrieAlbum
Songs From The West Volume 16Pete Seeger - Woody Guthrie - Cisco HoustonCompil.
A Statement Of PurposeWoody GuthrieCompil.
The Greatest Songs Of Woody Guthrie, Vol.1Woody GuthrieCompil.
Whoopin' & Hollerin'Big Bill Broonzy ; Sonny Terry ; Brownie McGhee & Woody GuthrieCompil.
One Of A KindWoody GuthrieCompil.
Jesus Christ / N.Y. TownWoody GuthrieAlbum
Chicken Sneeze / Those Brown EyesWoody Guthrie, Sonny Terry, Cisco HoustonAlbum
John HenryWoody GuthrieSingle
Cowboy Songs / Southern Mountain HoedownsWoody GuthrieCompil.
Hey Lolly LollyWoody GuthrieSingle
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