Presents a Woody Guthrie Centennial Celebration 2:00 PM, Saturday, September 15, 2012 Performance Order C.J. Suitt of the Sacrificial Poets Welcome by Art Menius Charles Pettee - "Lonesome Valley" / "Jolly Banker" Kim Arrington & Victor Moore - “So Long its Been Good to Know Ya” plus a reading Blood Jar Creepers - "Pastures of Plenty" / "Hang Knot" Dr. Robert Cantwell – context for Woody Guthrie’s life & work Danny Gotham & Jim Watson - "Plane Wreck at Los Gatos (Deportees)" / "Do-Re-Mi" Katherine Whalen - "Ladies Auxiliary" / "1913 Massacre" Nathan Golub - "Going Down the Road" / "Gambling Man" Reader—Ellen Bland Jon Shain and Joe Newberry – “Vigilante Man” / instrumental Tim Stambaugh – “Wild Cyclone” / “Wood” Cyril Lance – "California Stars"/"I Ain't Got No Home In This World Anymore" Reader—Art Menius All—“This Land is Your Land”
As both icon and artist, Woody Guthrie’s impact on American popular culture remains strong 100 years after his birth in Okemah, Oklahoma on July 14, 1912.
Guthrie Selected Bibliography Bell, Judy and Nora Guthrie, ed. Woody Guthrie Songs. 1994.64p. Ludlow Music
Klein, Joe. Woody Guthrie: A Life. New York: Alfred Knopf, 1980. [Reprinted 1999] Longhi, Jim. Woody, Cisco,and Me: Seamen Three in the Merchant Marine. Urbana: University of Illinois Press, 1997.
Partridge, Elizabeth. This Land Was Made For You and Me: The Life and Songs of Woody Guthrie. 2002.218p. Viking Coombs, Karen Mueller. Woody Guthrie: America's (0-670-035-35-1)
Folksinger. 2002.120p. Lerner (08225-3750-8) Cray, Ed. Ramblin' Man: The Life & Times of Woody Guthrie. New York: W.W. Norton & Company, 2004. [Reprinted 2006] Guthrie, Woody. Bound for Glory. New York: E.P. Dutton & Co., 1943. [Reprinted 1995] Guthrie, Woody. Pastures of Plenty. Edited by Dave Marsh and Harold Leventhal. New York: Harper Collins, 1990. Guthrie, Woody. Seeds of Man: An Experience Lived and Dreamed. New York: Dutton, 1976. [Reprinted 1995] Guthrie, Woody and Marjorie Mazia Guthrie. Woody's 20 Grow Big Songs. New York: Harper Collins, 1992. [Children's Songbook]
Santelli, Robert and Emily Davidson, eds. Hard Travelin': The Life and Legacy of Woody Guthrie. Wesleyan University Press; Hanover, New Hampshire: University Press of New England, 1999.
Woody Guthrie Foundation and Archives T: (914) 864-1789 | F: (914) 864-1790 Preserving and continuing the legacy of Woody Guthrie, the Archives holds over 10,000 pieces including documents, photos, song lyrics and ephemera. The website provides classroom connections for teachers. The official Woody Guthrie website http:// www.woodyguthrie.org/index.htm
The ArtsCenter acknowledges the generous cooperation of the Woody Guthrie Foundation & Archives and Woody Guthrie Publications THIS LAND IS YOUR LAND words and music by Woody Guthrie Chorus: This land is your land, this land is my land From California, to the New York Island From the redwood forest, to the gulf stream waters This land was made for you and me As I was walking a ribbon of highway I saw above me an endless skyway I saw below me a golden valley This land was made for you and me Chorus I've roamed and rambled and I've followed my footsteps To the sparkling sands of her diamond deserts And all around me a voice was sounding This land was made for you and me Chorus The sun comes shining as I was strolling
The wheat fields waving and the dust clouds rolling The fog was lifting a voice come chanting This land was made for you and me Chorus As I was walkin' - I saw a sign there And that sign said - no tress passin' But on the other side .... it didn't say nothin! Now that side was made for you and me! Chorus In the squares of the city - In the shadow of the steeple Near the relief office - I see my people And some are grumblin' and some are wonderin' If this land's still made for you and me. Chorus (2x) ÂŠ1956 (renewed 1984), 1958 (renewed 1986) and 1970 TRO-Ludlow Music, Inc. ( BMI)