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This Historic Day In Music: “God Blessed America”

The day was February 23, 1940 and Woody Guthrie was in New York City. He’d arrived a few weeks earlier having hitchhiked from Pampa, Texas, a journey begun just after New Year’s Day. On that day, Woody’s “home” was Hanover House, a cheap hotel on the corner of 43rd Street … Continue reading

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This Historic Day In Music: Woody Guthrie

When he was born, he was the third child of Nora Belle Sherman Guthrie. Nora, 24, soon started singing to her newborn son and as she had with her other children – 8-year-old Clara and 6-year-old Lee Roy – filled his childhood … Continue reading

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