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Ramblin' Man

The Life And Times of Woody Guthrie

by Ed Cray

Paperback, 488 pages, W W Norton & Co Inc, List Price: $17.95 |


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The life and career of the most recognized and beloved folk musician of the twentieth century are recalled here, with details of his hobo days as well as his marriage, his "subversive" activities, and his eventual death from Huntingdon's Disease. Reprint. 10,000 first printing.

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