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Spectacular Tribute to Woody Guthrie at Los Angeles Concert Honoring Legendary Icon


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Michael
- 831 days ago - opednews.com
How to honor Woody on what would have been his 100 year Birthday would be for the World to fulfill what he spent his life singing about. This world is our world, its not the Oil Companies. Arlo says they sing this land in China, just different direction.



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Michael Dewey (1039)
Wednesday April 18, 2012, 12:54 am
1913 Massacre This is how the rich used to treat unions in our country, and if people don't watch out, they will again.
 

Arild Warud (159)
Wednesday April 18, 2012, 1:57 am
Wish I could have been there,thanks Michael.
 

Michael Carney (207)
Wednesday April 18, 2012, 2:12 am
Noted...We could sure use Woody, today...
 

Judy C. (106)
Wednesday April 18, 2012, 2:43 am
Beautiful! Thanks for sharing this, Michael.
 

Bob P. (425)
Wednesday April 18, 2012, 4:33 am
thanks for sharing
 

Lindsey Williams (234)
Wednesday April 18, 2012, 4:43 am
Thanks for this Michael. He is a legend. I am glad they held a big tribute concert for him.
 

Terry King (108)
Wednesday April 18, 2012, 4:51 am
Excellent... Shared on Facebook!
 

Raymond G. (12)
Wednesday April 18, 2012, 4:54 am
Economic commodities = The working man/woman. (In Laymens Terms....SLAVES).
 

Carol H. (229)
Wednesday April 18, 2012, 5:01 am
noted and shared, thank you Michael!!
 

Richard Zane Smith (86)
Wednesday April 18, 2012, 5:27 am
We ALL slowly die when we stop pushing against restriction to freedom.
When we yield...give in...we're dead weight to others fighting oppression.
Each of us has an obligation to hold strong in our own community or circle.
The current of conformity, regimentation control and coop mentality is strong.

Woody took it to the road...the voice of the voiceless
an example for all of us to NOT give in to complacency.
 

Dandelion G. (381)
Wednesday April 18, 2012, 5:38 am
You got that right in your first comment Michael D. As Arild said, wish I could of been there.
 

Victoria Pohrebna (269)
Wednesday April 18, 2012, 5:41 am
Noted. Thanks!:)
 

Jennifer C. (172)
Wednesday April 18, 2012, 5:44 am
Thanks for sharing.
 

Nancy M. (201)
Wednesday April 18, 2012, 6:04 am
Thanks for posting this article Michael.
 

Alice C. (1797)
Wednesday April 18, 2012, 6:36 am
Woody knew how to put truth to music.
 

Patricia Cannell (748)
Wednesday April 18, 2012, 6:43 am
Noted. Thanks for sharing!
 

Craig Pittman (45)
Wednesday April 18, 2012, 6:53 am
Wonderful stuff. Woody captured the times and expressed it so memorably.
Thanks Michael.
 

Michela m. (3813)
Wednesday April 18, 2012, 7:28 am
Noted
 

John Gregoire (257)
Wednesday April 18, 2012, 7:34 am
Woody was terrific
 

Calle J. (70)
Wednesday April 18, 2012, 8:00 am

Woody Guthrie IS a 100Years now.

He lives on in the hearts of his fans Michael.

Thanks for reminding.
 

tasunka m. (333)
Wednesday April 18, 2012, 8:25 am
love both woody and arlo (alice's restaurant)....this country is steaming backwards at a breakneck speed.Wish there would be a Classic voice to relate to.
thanks Michael
 

Danny AWAY M. (77)
Wednesday April 18, 2012, 8:39 am
Noted. Thank you Michael!
 

Constance F. (436)
Wednesday April 18, 2012, 9:10 am
O thank you for posting !
 

Joe R. (189)
Wednesday April 18, 2012, 9:13 am
Thanks for the links to some great music.
 

Dotti Lydon (116)
Wednesday April 18, 2012, 9:35 am
I will join my friend, Joe in thanking you for the links.
 

Jonjon Hoy (146)
Wednesday April 18, 2012, 9:44 am
Maybe congress needs to listen real well to his music but their to greedy to take the time to face the truth.
 

. (0)
Wednesday April 18, 2012, 9:50 am
I wish I could have been there too. He deserved a special tribute for being a true voice of our time. Thanks for sharing, Michael
 

LaurenAWAY Kozen (153)
Wednesday April 18, 2012, 9:57 am
Noted. Thanks for sharing Michael.
 

Ms Noting Commentator (21)
Wednesday April 18, 2012, 10:14 am
It is a very nice article!
 

Carmen S. (606)
Wednesday April 18, 2012, 10:35 am
Beautiful, thanks for sharing this, Michael
 

Carmen S. (606)
Wednesday April 18, 2012, 10:41 am
Beautiful, thanks Michael for sharing this
 

Past Member (0)
Wednesday April 18, 2012, 10:46 am
Thank you, Michael! Noted!
 

Cam V. (417)
Wednesday April 18, 2012, 12:17 pm
Takes me back .... wayyyy back!
 

Lisa Neste (695)
Wednesday April 18, 2012, 12:19 pm
Thanks for posting Michael.
 

Stella AWAY W. (258)
Wednesday April 18, 2012, 12:21 pm
Thanks for sharing, Michael and thanks for the links - yes the 'rich are still at it' today? May we as 'the world' fulfil his wishes in our lifetime!
 

Dave C. (213)
Wednesday April 18, 2012, 12:35 pm
noted, thanks.....
 

Liliana D. (124)
Wednesday April 18, 2012, 1:25 pm
noted, thanks for sharing
 

Athanassia M. (25)
Wednesday April 18, 2012, 3:42 pm
Michael thanks for posting
 

Norm C. (74)
Wednesday April 18, 2012, 4:23 pm
Woody Guthrie was (and still is) a national treasure almost without equal. I have everything he ever recorded.

As much as I treasure him and his music, why have we not elevated our current troubadours to Woody's stature? Why do so many still labor in virtually total obscurity? Why isn't Jim Page a household name? Why isn't _________________ a household name? Fill in the blank. We have dozens of modern day Woody Guthries all over the land. Why are we spending all our time and money on commercially successful sellouts?
 

Patricia E. G. (50)
Wednesday April 18, 2012, 4:29 pm
The woodman moved a generation with Peter, Paul & Mary, The Kingston Trio.
The folk singers of OUR time who gave us hope. We listened to their stories.
Not knowing that Bob Dylan would soon become the master of Folk music.

Woodies seeds sprouted more talent in the form of Arlo. Who rocked us in a big air liner and let us spend many hours in Alice's Restaurant.
Great Videos Micheal especially the finale....Where is Arlo?
 

Pat B. (354)
Wednesday April 18, 2012, 5:02 pm
Thanks, Michael for this one!! Awesome music!!
 

Penny C. (79)
Wednesday April 18, 2012, 6:31 pm
Thanks for this Michael.
 

Lyn Z. (295)
Wednesday April 18, 2012, 6:48 pm
Thanks Michael!!!
 

Debbie Johnson (116)
Wednesday April 18, 2012, 8:13 pm
A true legend....He sang with courage and integrity the words that have been etched upon the minds and hearts of Americans for decades...Dare I say even centuries. Timeless.
 

Betsy Bee (1045)
Wednesday April 18, 2012, 8:39 pm
Stirs very deep feelings. Thank you, Michael.
 

Kim O. (403)
Wednesday April 18, 2012, 11:53 pm
Ditto to Debbie J!! Thanks for this one Michael!
 

Michael Dewey (1039)
Thursday April 19, 2012, 2:06 am
Patrica, Arlo was out on the road on a tour, forget where, when this Concert in LA was held. He was at the one in Woody's Home Town of Oklahoma when this 100th Birthday National Tour started a month or so back.

Ya Norm, we have Woody's and such all over the Country. Jim Page should be a household name.
 

Suzy F. (94)
Thursday April 19, 2012, 7:50 am
Wish I could have been there! Thanks, Michael.
 

Brian M. (145)
Thursday April 19, 2012, 8:20 am
This nation and this world needs more people like Woody Guthrie, Utah Phillips, and Pete Seeger.
 

Angelika R. (146)
Thursday April 19, 2012, 9:44 am
Thanks Michael, beautiful ! At least a square named after him, thats better than nothing.
Here's to Woody and here's to all the Woodies on C2, I think there are also some...May his spirit live on and keep inspiring forever.
 

Vicki P. (132)
Thursday April 19, 2012, 6:44 pm
Noted with thanks Michael...some of my youth's favs!
 

pam w. (191)
Thursday April 19, 2012, 6:50 pm
Thanks very much! Woody would've been smiling!
 

ellen m. (233)
Thursday April 19, 2012, 9:46 pm
Nice post Michael..I told you i was going, and i did!. I got to see Arlo in Tacoma last Saturday :-p

Woody, Joan, Joni, Bob Dylan and the rest will always be in our hearts, but let's not forget Pete Seeger, who is still an activist, and will not stop till his last breath has left his body...
God how i wish i could have seen the big concert though!
And my Jackson :-)
 

Michael Dewey (1039)
Friday April 20, 2012, 3:10 am
Ellen, You saw Arlo on the day his Dear Friend and Guru Ma Ja left her body to watch over Mankind from above. I just read a mind blowing story about how her life effected Arlo. Will be posting it here, as soon as we figure out how to post ''Hot Link'' Articles on OEN.

(I made a lot of friends playing 3-cushion at Elks Club in Tacoma, while wiring a Boeing Job, out of IBEW #76. They would get a kick out me right now, playing 3-cushion in Belgium, where I just met Raymond Cuelamans, 29 time World Champion at 3-c.)
 

Kristen H. (25)
Friday April 20, 2012, 6:19 am
How awesome.
 

Past Member (0)
Sunday April 22, 2012, 1:24 pm
The music tells the story best.
Following are a list of links to the videos I shot of the concert.
Click on the songs to view and enjoy.
You won't be disappointed:
The Ghost of Tom Joad,
Tom Joad,
Ease My Revolutionary Mind -- Tom Morello
Which Side Are You On? -- Jackson Browne
Almost Gone (Ballad Of Bradley Manning) -- Graham Nash
Do Re Mi -- John Doe, Val McCallum & Cindy Wasserman
Pastures of Plenty -- Van Dyke Parks
New York Town -- Joe Henry & Jackson Browne
Here Comes That Rainbow -- Kris Kristofferson
Ramblin' Round -- Joe Henry & Kris Kristofferson
There'll Be No Church Tonight - Sarah Lee Guthrie & Johnny Irion
Bound for Glory -- Entire Ensemble
This Land is Your Land (Rousing Finale) -- Entire Ensemble
http://www.cesinaction.org/
 

Diane F. (31)
Sunday April 22, 2012, 3:38 pm
Noted & signed. Thanks!
 

HELEN V. (51)
Monday April 23, 2012, 7:03 pm
noted and thanks for sharing
 

Michael Dewey (1039)
Tuesday April 24, 2012, 12:10 am
This Computer kills fascist too.
 

Mary L. (138)
Wednesday April 25, 2012, 9:31 pm
Amazing! Oh what a night it must have been.
 

Michael Dewey (1039)
Thursday April 26, 2012, 3:46 am
This is an on going Tour around America. Am not sure where all of the Concerts are scheduled, but there are to be more.
 

Nancy C. (797)
Monday April 30, 2012, 5:41 pm
Fantastic Michael and John...I'll be back to listen. This land was made for you and me...
 

Michael Dewey (1039)
 

Anna L. (81)
Wednesday June 27, 2012, 3:56 am
Noted.
 
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