by Robert Santelli and Nora Guthrie
Hardcover, 252,  p., Perseus Books Group, List Price: $24 | purchase
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With rare photographs, a removable poster, and original interviews with many music icons, an account of the creation of America's most celebrated folk song also details Guthrie's journey from Oklahoma to New York in 1940.
Woody Guthrie singing aboard a New York City subway train.
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July 5, 2012 A poet of the people, the balladeer wrote some of the United States' most important songs, including "This Land Is Your Land." He captured the heart of hard economic times and war while struggling with poverty and personal demons. He would have been 100 this year.
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