26 Songs in 30 Days: Woody Guthrie's Columbia River Songs - download pdf or read online

By Greg Vandy, Daniel Person

ISBN-10: 1570619700

ISBN-13: 9781570619700

In 1941, Woody Guthrie wrote 26 songs in 30 days—including classics like “Roll On Columbia” and “Pastures of Plenty”—when he was once employed by way of the Bonneville energy management to advertise the advantages of affordable hydroelectric energy, irrigation, and the Grand Coulee Dam. Timed to have a good time the seventy fifth anniversary of this undertaking, KEXP DJ Greg Vandytakes readers contained in the strange partnership among one in all America’s nice folks artists and the government, and indicates how the yankee folks revival used to be a reaction to not easy times.

26 Songs In 30 Days plunges deeply into the old context of the time and the innovative politics that embraced Social Democracy in the course of an period within which the us were seriously struggling with the nice melancholy. And notwithstanding it is a musical heritage of a colourful American musical icon and a selected a part of the rustic, it couldn’t be a greater reminder of ways undying and expansive such subject matters are in today’s political discourse.

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In fact, so far as ‘love’ was concerned, I had been living for some years past in a rather makeshift manner. This was not because I felt the matter to be of little interest, like a man who hardly cares what he eats provided hunger is satisfied, or one prepared to discuss painting, should the subject arise, though never tempted to enter a picture gallery. On the contrary, my interest in love was keen enough, but the thing itself seemed not particularly simple to come by. In that direction, other people appeared more easily satisfied than myself.

In fact, if taxed, there can be no doubt that he would have denied any such thing.

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