woody guthrie

Bob Dylan: Our 1985 Cover Story

This article originally appeared in the December 1985 issue of SPIN. Bob Dylan, poet laureate, prophet in a motorcycle jacket. Mystery tramp. Napoleon…
Scott Cohen / September 8, 2019

Wu-Tang Clan, Notorious B.I.G. And Woody Guthrie Are Getting Their Own NYC Street Names

New York City might be getting a few new street names to honor some of its most well-known musicians. As WNYC/Gothamist reports, New York City Council voted 48-0…
Rob Arcand / December 24, 2018

Listen to a Lost Woody Guthrie Song From 1954

On the 20th anniversary year of Mermaid Avenue, the album Wilco and Billy Bragg recorded of lost Woody Guthrie lyrics set to music, a lost…
Winston Cook-Wilson / December 19, 2018

Phosphorescent – “This Land Is Your Land”

Donald Trump has been president now for 100 days, which means, among other things, that we’ve reached the end of the anti-Trump compilation Our First…
Taylor Berman / April 29, 2017

Watch Billy Bragg’s Stirring Tribute to Woody Guthrie at the BBC Folk Awards

Woody Guthrie was the hall of fame inductee at last night's BBC Radio 2 Folk Awards, which sort of makes you wonder who's in the…
Andy Cush / April 6, 2017

Reed, Wilco, James Celebrate Woody Guthrie’s 100th

Woody Guthrie, one of music's most important songwriters who inspired everyone from Bob Dylan and Pete Seeger to any aspiring musician who picked up a…
Kevin O'Donnell / August 26, 2011

Mumford, Sharpe, Old Crow Cover Guthrie Live

Last month, roots rock's biggest new stars Mumford & Sons toured via railroad with Old Crow Medicine Show and Edward Sharpe and the Magnetic Zeros.
Kevin O'Donnell / May 20, 2011