100 Years of Woody Guthrie – Tom Joad

Episode Air Date: August 16, 2012
Artist: Woody Guthrie
Recording Title: The Ballad of Tom Joad

When John Steinbeck read the lyrics to Woody Guthrie’s Ballad of Tom Joad…well, we’ll let Anna tell it.

(Interview)

The two men admired each other greatly…fitting, then, that 2012’s Woody Guthrie Centennial celebration included an event with the National Steinbeck Festival.

And the Guthrie/Steinbeck collaborations don’t end there…

(Interview)

Talk about Dust Bowl Royalty.

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