Woody Guthrie

Woody Guthrie personally owned typed lyrics for three of his songs, with handwritten notes in the margin of one page

Three pages of typed lyrics dated February 3, 1947 for a song "Whyo Whyo Why?" which appeared on Songs to Grown On. The other song "Question Box" is unpublished and includes margin notes by Guthrie: "Holler tune - high hope - 'Head Rise'". Another tune "Jesus Christ" typed on February 5, 1947, was not published. Woodrow "Woody" Guthrie (1912-1967) was a highly influential and prolific American folk musician noted for his identification with the common man, and for his abhorrence of fascism, politicians, hypocrisy and economic exploitation. He is best known for his song "This Land Is Your Land". He is the father of folk musician Arlo Guthrie and grandfather of Sarah Lee Guthrie.

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Woody Guthrie
Woody Guthrie
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