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‘I was there more as a servant’: Bob Dylan remembers seminal visits with Woody Guthrie

‘I was there more as a servant’: Bob Dylan remembers seminal visits with Woody Guthrie

Bob Dylan spoke as part of a forthcoming Guthrie-related audio book.

Smithsonian Folkways to release Woody at 100 box set; hear a previously unreleased Woody Guthrie song!

Smithsonian Folkways Recordings is preparing a new box set in honor of the Woody Guthrie Centennial. Called simply Woody at 100, it’s set for release on July 10, 2012, four days before the treasured musician would have turned 100 years old.

Jay Farrar, Will Johnson, Anders Parker and Yim Yames – New Multitudes (2012)

Although New Multitudes is bound to draw some comparisons to Mermaid Avenue — the similarly Woody Guthrie themed project from Wilco and Billy Bragg from about a decade ago — the timing for a record like this couldn’t be better.

Something Else! sneak peek: Jay Farrar, Yim Yames take on lost Woody Guthrie material

A dream team of Americana stars including Jay Farrar (Son Volt), Will Johnson (Centro-matic), Anders Parker (Varnaline), and Yim Yames (actually Jim James of My Morning Jacket) have gathered to reinterpret unrecorded lyrics from Woody Guthrie. Preview a track here!

Thousands of legendary recordings from folklorist Alan Lomax will be available for streaming soon

Folklorist Alan Lomax spent his life making priceless recordings of some of the most important early figures in American music — from his famed recordings of Huddie “Lead Belly” Ledbetter to Jelly Roll Morton, from Muddy Waters to Woody Guthrie.

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