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  • Woody Guthrie Special to Air on PBS on June 1

    Thu, 09 May 2013 10:09:11

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    • Woody Guthrie - NEW YORK, NY - APRIL 17: Liz Phair performs Woody Guthrie's 'This Land Is Your Land' with Everclear at the Private New York Premiere of 'Farmland' by Academy Award-Winning Director James Moll during the Tribeca Film Festivalat Tribeca Cinemas on April 17, 2014 in New York City.
    • Woody Guthrie - NEW YORK, NY - APRIL 17: Liz Phair performs Woody Guthrie's 'This Land Is Your Land' with Everclear at the Private New York Premiere of 'Farmland' by Academy Award-Winning Director James Moll during the Tribeca Film Festivalat Tribeca Cinemas on April 17, 2014 in New York City.
    • Woody Guthrie - NEW YORK, NY - APRIL 17: Liz Phair performs Woody Guthrie's 'This Land Is Your Land' with Art Alexakis and Everclear at the Private New York Premiere of 'Farmland' by Academy Award-Winning Director James Moll during the Tribeca Film Festivalat Tribeca Cinemas on April 17, 2014 in New York City.

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    John Mellencamp, Jackson Browne, Tom Morello, Donovan, Ani DiFranco, Rosanne Cash, Old Crow Medicine Show and more teamed up for a special centennial celebration of the birth of America's greatest folk singer/songwriter, Woody Guthrie. The special, Woody Guthrie at 100! Live at the Kennedy Center, airs on June 1.

    Recorded live at the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts in Washington, D.C., this concert honors the music and the man, with performances of "This Land Is Your Land," "This Train Is Bound for Glory," and many other Guthrie greats.

    The centennial concert was produced in collaboration with the GRAMMY Museum Foundation, Woody Guthrie Publications, and The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts.

    The following performances took place:

    • "Union Maid" - Old Crow Medicine Show
    • "Ramblin' Reckless Hobo" - Joel Rafael
    • "Pretty Boy Floyd" - Rosanne Cash with John Leventhal
    • "I've Got to Know" - Sweet Honey in the Rock
    • "Ease My Revolutionary Mind' - Tom Morello
    • "Riding in My Car" - Donovan
    • "Deportee" - Ani DiFranco with Ry Cooder and Dan Gellert
    • "Do Re Mi" - John Mellencamp
    • "You Know the Night" - Jackson Browne with Rob Wasserman
    • "So Long, It's Been Good to Know Yuh" - The Del McCoury Band with Tim O'Brien
    • "This Land Is Your Land" - All Performers
    • "This Train Is Bound for Glory" - All Performers

    Watch a clip below:



    And tune in on June 1 to PBS.

    What is your favorite folk song?

    —Katie Sheehan
    05.09.13



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    Tags: Woody Guthrie, John Mellencamp, Jackson Browne, Tom Morello, Donovan, Ani DiFranco, Rosanne Cash, Old Crow Medicine Show, Joel Rafael, John Leventhal, Sweet Honey in the Rock, Ry Cooder, Dan Gellert, Rob Wasserman, The Del McCoury Band, Tim O'Brien

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