Download PDF by Greg Vandy: 26 Songs in 30 Days: Woody Guthrie's Columbia River Songs

By Greg Vandy

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 used to be employed by means of the Bonneville energy management to advertise some great benefits of affordable hydroelectric strength, irrigation, and the Grand Coulee Dam. Timed to have fun the seventy fifth anniversary of this undertaking, KEXP DJ Greg Vandy takes readers contained in the strange partnership among one in all America’s nice folks artists and the government, and exhibits how the yankee people revival used to be a reaction to tough times.

26 Songs In 30 Days plunges deeply into the ancient context of the time and the revolutionary politics that embraced Social Democracy in the course of an period during which the U.S. have been seriously struggling with the good melancholy. And even though it is a musical heritage of a colourful American musical icon and a particular 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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