Woody Guthrie

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Woodrow Wilson "Woody" Guthrie (July 14, 1912 – October 3, 1967) was an American singer-songwriter and musician whose musical legacy includes hundreds of political, traditional and children's songs, ballads and improvised works. He frequently performed with the slogan This machine kills fascists displayed on his guitar. His best-known song is "This Land Is Your Land." Many of his recorded songs are archived in the Library of Congress. Songwriters such as Bob Dylan, Phil Ochs, Bruce Springsteen, Robert Hunter, Harry Chapin, John Mellencamp, Pete Seeger, Andy Irvine, Joe Strummer, Billy Bragg, Jerry Garcia, Jay Farrar, Bob Weir, Jeff Tweedy, Bob Childers and Tom Paxton have acknowledged Guthrie as a major influence.

Age: 55 (age at death)
Nationality: American
Claim to Fame: Folk singer


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1940 The Fight for Life Citizen
2010 So Long, It's Been Good to Know Yuh -
1997 This Land Is Your Land: The Animated Kids' Songs of Woody Guthrie -
1948 They Live by Night -
2001 2002 -
2014 Foxcatcher -
2013 Grudge Match -
2013 Trophy Wife -
2013 Bad Words -
2013 Charlie Victor Romeo -
2012 The Mindy Project -


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