Woody Guthrie’s Archive Sparks Songstress’ Creativity

I’ve always been a fan of folk music … so this news item caught my interest.

What a unique opportunity, when someone allows you to co-write, or re-do songs that were started so long ago … sort of like being placed in a time machine … with someone as great as Woody Guthrie. Wow.

Woody Guthrie’s archive sparks songstress’ creativity

From the article: 

“It’s the rare artist who gets to collaborate with a true legend — especially one who passed away 41 years ago. Jonatha Brooke was invited by Nora Guthrie, the daughter of Woody Guthrie, to go through the songwriter’s archives and pick lyrics she would adapt to song.”



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