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2014-01-29 16:25:38

Previously-announced event celebrating Seeger will still take place on Feb 22, musical acts to be determined TULSA, Okla., Jan. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Tulsa-based Woody Guthrie Center and the L.A.-based GRAMMY Museum will move forward with their plans to celebrate the late American folk singer Pete Seeger with the first ever Woody Guthrie Prize during an event Saturday, Feb. 22 at the Peter Norton Symphony Space in New York City. The event and award presentation will serve as...

2014-01-09 12:24:05

Annual award recognizes artists who embody the spirit of Woody Guthrie TULSA, Okla., Jan. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- An award that honors those who embody the spirit of legendary folk singer/songwriter Woody Guthrie will be presented to American folk singer Pete Seeger during an inaugural event Saturday, Feb. 22 at the Peter Norton Symphony Space in New York City. The Woody Guthrie Prize will be given annually to the artist who best exemplifies the spirit and life's work of Woody...

2013-05-02 12:25:54

FEATURING JACKSON BROWNE, ROSANNE CASH, JUDY COLLINS, JEFF DANIELS, ANI DiFRANCO, DONOVAN, RAMBLIN' JACK ELLIOTT, JOHN MELLENCAMP, AND MORE NEW YORK, May 2, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- WOODY GUTHRIE AT 100! LIVE AT THE KENNEDY CENTER pays homage to the artistry of American folk musician Woody Guthrie. This new CD+DVD commemorative package captures the historic all-star concert staged in his honor last October in Washington, DC. Featuring performances from Jackson Browne, Rosanne...

2013-04-18 12:22:21

Center will display Guthrie's original handwritten copy of "This Land Is Your Land" TULSA, Okla., April 18, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- A portion of legendary folk singer/songwriter Woody Guthrie's comprehensive archives, including the original, handwritten version of Guthrie's landmark anthem, "This Land Is Your Land," will be available for viewing at the grand opening of the Woody Guthrie Center in Tulsa, Okla. at 1 p.m. Saturday, April 27 at 102 East Brady in Tulsa, Okla. The...

2012-11-15 12:26:52

LOS ANGELES, Nov. 15, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- California songwriter and seminal folk artist Joel Rafael will be participating in Huntington's Disease Society of America Inc. Pacific Southwest Region's Team Hope Walk on November 17th. Rafael, a foremost Woody Guthrie interpreter will be walking with Guthrie's first wife Mary, who is now 95. Both Guthrie and his two daughters with Mary died from Huntington's Disease. The walk will commence at 10AM. At 10:30 AM Rafael will play a live set of...

2012-09-18 06:26:04

LOS ANGELES, Sept. 18, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Singer-songwriter Jackson Browne will perform "You Know The Night," a song he co-wrote with Rob Wasserman and Woody Guthrie on Late Night with Jimmy Fallon on October 11(th). The song was released earlier this year to kick off the Centennial Celebration for Woody Guthrie on GRAMMY award winning bassist and collaborator Rob Wasserman's Woody Guthrie tribute album Note of Hope. Note of Hope released as a celebration of the words and music...

2012-03-06 14:38:00

LOS ANGELES, March 6, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Southern California based songwriter Joel Rafael began his career in the 70s touring extensively as an opener for acts including Emmylou Harris, John Lee Hooker, Taj Mahal and more. Rafael's signature style - troubadour eloquence and timeless folk phrasing mixed with astute political observation - has always been heavily influenced by the life and work of Woody Guthrie. This simpatico sensibility paired with his vast knowledge of the Guthrie...

2012-01-11 11:00:00

LOS ANGELES, Jan. 11, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- As Woody Guthrie's centennial year begins, singer-songwriter Joel Rafael will present his program "Woody Guthrie's American Road" before the Friday, January 20 performance of the world premiere workshop production of A Hammer, A Bell, and a Song To Sing at San Diego Repertory (Jan. 10-29, www.sdrep.org). Rafael, known for his interpretations of Guthrie's work, takes the stage at 7PM, to paint a vivid portrait of the American folk...

2011-12-28 11:01:00

TULSA, Okla., Dec. 28, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Oklahoma soon will be home to legendary folk singer Woody Guthrie's comprehensive archives, which were recently purchased by George Kaiser Family Foundation (GKFF) from Woody Guthrie Publications in New York. "It is a privilege for GKFF to help bring the Woody Guthrie Archive home to Oklahoma," said Ken Levit, GKFF executive director. "The Guthrie family has inspired us through its brilliant and creative stewardship of these remarkable...

2011-09-26 05:03:00

SANTA MONICA, Calif., Sept. 26, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- As the centennial of his birth approaches, the words of Woody Guthrie - America's greatest folksinger - seem more relevant than ever on Note of Hope, due out tomorrow on 429 Records. The Amazon.com Mp3 Store (www.Amazonmp3.com) is celebrating its release by making it the "Daily Deal" today only. Fans can purchase Note of Hope for $3.99 at: http://www.amazon.com/Note-Hope-Celebration-Woody Guthrie/dp/B005MW6HBM/ref=mb_oe_o (Logo:...