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A List of Material Relating to Woodrow Wilson (Woody) Guthrie

Compiled by Joseph C. Hickerson
Publication Date: March 4, 1977

Adams, Camilla.
"Woody Guthrie in the Days of the Almanac Singers." Broadside. Number 71, June 1966, pp. 7-10.

Asch, Moses, ed.
American Folksong: Woody Guthrie. New York: Disc Company of America, 1947. Reprint edition, New York: Oak Publications, 1961.

Bierl, Ray.
"Heavy Load and Worried Mind: The Songs of Woody Guthrie." Khrome Kazoo, number 3, 1967, pp. 6-7; number 4, 1967, p. 3; number 5, 1967, pp. [20]-[21].

Denisoff, R. Serge.
Great Day Coming: Folk Music and the American Left. Urbana: University of Illinois Press, 1971.

"'Take It Easy, But Take It': The Almanac Singers." Journal of American Folklore, volume 83, number 327, January-March 1970, pp. 21-32.

Fowke, Edith.
"A Few Comments About Woody from Canada." Little Sandy Review, number 5, [1960], pp. 21-24.

Friesen, Gordon.
"Calling Dr. Greenway." Broadside, number 46, May 30, 1964, pp. [6]-[8].

"The Man Woody Guthrie." Broadside, number 57, April 10, 1965, pp. [9]-[11].

"Woody Guthrie: Hard Travellin'." Mainstream, volume 16, number 8, August 1963, pp. 4-11.

Goldblatt, Burt and Robert Shelton.
The Country Music Story. Indianapolis: Bobbs-Merrill, 1966. Pp. 85-89.

Greenway, John.
American Folksongs of Protest. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 1953. Reprint edition, New York: Octagon Books, 1970. Pp. 275-302, "Woody Guthrie."

"The Anatomy of a Genius: Woody Guthrie." Hootenanny, volume 1, number 3, May 1964, pp. 16-17, 69-72.

"Woodrow Wilson Guthrie (1912-1967)." Journal of American Folklore, volume 81, number 319, January-March 1968, pp. 62-65. Reprinted in Folklore of the Great West, edited by John Greenway, Palo Alto: American West Pub. Co., 1969, pp. 277-281.

"Woody Guthrie: The Man, The Land, The Understanding." The American West, volume 3, number 4, Fall 1966, pp. 24-30. Reprinted in The Folk Scene: Dimensions of the Folksong Revival, edited by David A. DeTurk and A. Poulin, Jr., New York: Dell, 1967, pp. 184-202.

Guthrie, Woody.
Ballads of Sacco and Vanzetti. New York: Oak Publications, 1960.

Born to Win. New York: Macmillan, 1965.

Bound for Glory. New York: E. P. Dutton, 1943, 1968, 1976.

Seeds of Man. New York: E. P. Dutton, 1976.

"Woody." Sing Out!, volume 17, number 6, December-January 1967-1968, pp. 2-13.

Woody Sez. New York: Grosset and Dunlap, 1975.

Guthrie, Woody, Millard Lampell and Hally Wood.
A Tribute to Woody Guthrie. New York: Ludlow Music, 1972.

Hector, Chris.
"Memorial to Woody Guthrie -- Born to Win." Australian Tradition, number 15, December 1967, pp. 7-8.

Hentoff, Nat.
"The Odyssey of Woody Guthrie: The Rebel Who Started the Folk-Song Craze." Pageant, March 1964, pp. 102-108.

Jaffe, Eli.
"Woody Guthrie / A Remembrance." Broadside, number 89, February-March 1968, pp. 10-11.

Lampell, Millard, ed.
California to the New York Island. New York: Oak Publications, 1960.

Lawless, Ray M.
Folksingers and Folksongs in America. New York: Duell, Sloan and Pearce, 1960. Revised edition, 1965.

Leary, Jim.
"'Pretty Boy Floyd': An Aberrant Outlaw Ballad," Popular Music and Society, volume 3, number 3, 1974, pp. 215-226.

Leventhal, Harold and Marjorie Guthrie, eds.
The Woody Guthrie Songbook. New York: Grosset and Dunlap, 1976.

Logsdon, Guy.
"Woody Guthrie: Poet of the People." University of Tulsa Magazine, volume 9, number 2, October 1970, pp. 2-6.

Lomax, Alan.
The Folk Songs of North America in the English Language. New York: Doubleday, 1960. Pp. 426-444, "The Last West."

Lomax, Alan, Woody Guthrie and Pete Seeger.
Hard Hitting Songs for Hard-Hit People. New York: Oak Publications, 1967.

Malone, Bill C.
Country Music U.S.A.: A Fifty-Year History. Austin: University of Texas Press (Memoirs of the American Folklore Society, volume 54), 1968, pp. 136-139.

Marrs, Ernie.
"The Rest of the Song." Broadside, number 88, January 1968, pp. [8]-[9].

Portelli, Alessandro.
La Canzone Papolare in America: La Rivoluzione Musicale di Woody Guthrie. Bari, Italy: De Donato, 1975.

Reddy, John.
"Woody Guthrie: Father of the Folk Singers." Readers' Digest, volume 92, number 554, June 1968, pp. 229-236.

Reuss, Richard A.
"Woody Guthrie and His Folk Tradition." Journal of American Folklore, volume 83, number 329, July-September 1970, pp. 273-303.

A Woody Guthrie Bibliography: 1912-1967. New York: Guthrie Children’s Trust Fund (200 West 57th Street, N.Y.C. 10019), 1968.

"Woody Guthrie's Okemah Revisited." Broadside, number 80, April-May 1967, pp. 13-16.

Reynolds, Malvina.
"Something about Woody." Little Sandy Review, number 5, [1960], pp. 12-19.

Rodnitzky, Jerome L.
Minstrels of the Dawn: The Folk-Protest Singer As a Cultural Hero. Chicago: Nelson-Hall, 1976.

"The Mythology of Woody Guthrie." Popular Music and Society, volume 2, number 3, Spring 1973, pp. 227-243.

Seeger, Peter.
The Incompleat Folksinger. New York: Simon and Schuster, 1972. Pp. 41-61, "Woody."

"Remembering Woody." Mainstream, volume 16, number 8, August 1963, pp. 27-33.

Woody Guthrie Folk Songs: A Collection of Songs by America's Foremost Balladeer. New York: Ludlow Music; London: Essex Music, 1963.

"Woody Guthrie -- Some Reminiscences." Sing Out!, volume 14, number 3, July 1964, pp. 25-29.

"Woody Guthrie, Songwriter." Remparts, volume 7, number 8, November 30, 1968, pp. 28-33.

Silverman, Jerry.
"Ia Rasskazu Vam o Vudi Gafri." Sovetskaia Muzyka, volume 32, number 12, 1968, pp. 132-137.

Stambler, Irwin and Grelun Landon.
Encyclopedia of Folk, Country and Western Music. New York: St. Martin's Press, 1969. "Guthrie, Woody." Pp. 119-21.

Stekert, Ellen J.
"Cents and Nonsense in the Urban Folksong Movement: 1930-1960." In Folksong & Society: Essays in honor of Benj. A. Botkin, edited by Bruce Jackson, Hatboro, Penna.: Folklore Associates, 1966, pp. 153-168.

Terkel, Studs.
"Woody Guthrie: Last of the Great Balladeers." Climax, volume 9, number 3, December 1961, pp. 54-69.

"Woody Guthrie." Folk-Style, number 16, 1968, pp. 127-130.

Yurchenco, Henrietta.
A Mighty Hard road: The Woody Guthrie Story. New York: McGraw-Hill, 1970.

 

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