Essays Tagged: "Woody Guthrie"

The Dust Bowl: Could We Face It Again.

find work because the barren land was unable to produce crops to support their farming lifestyles. Woody Guthrie sings, "On the fourteenth day of April of 1935, there struck the worst of dust storms ... chem, James C.Malin, Nyle H. Miller. Topeka, Kansas State Historical Society 1946. 129-130.Guthrie, Woody. "The Dust Storm." NOAA Photo Library. 15 Nov. 2000. 20 Feb. 2003.Worster, Donald. "In Oklahom ...

(6 pages) 62 0 3.0 May/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Woody guthrie- a great american.

e. I am out to fight those kind of songs to my every last breath of air and my last drop of blood."-Woody GuthrieMany in my generation do now not know Woody Guthrie yet his songs are still known by ne ... ives after the depression and having heard over and over again Irving Berlin's "God Bless America," Woody got angry. The quote sited about describe his feelings about songs of this nature. He felt tha ...

(9 pages) 49 0 5.0 Feb/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers

Woody Guthrie Life in the 1930's

Woody Guthrie was born July 14, 1912 in Okemah, Oklahoma, a farming town that later experienced an o ... boom in the 1920's. Guthrie's childhood was a heartbreaking experience. The family fell apart when Woody's mother, Nora, set her husband, Charley, on fire with a kerosene lamp. Charley survived and w ... o Pampa, Texas, to live with his sister, while Nora was institutionalized for the rest of her life. Woody's younger siblings went to Pampa while he and his older brother remained in Okemah. By the tim ...

(3 pages) 47 0 5.0 Feb/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Biographies

Sex Roles and Gender Identity in the Music of Bruce Springsteen

young African-Americans claim that a lot of it speaks directly to their hopes, fears and concerns. Woody Guthrie, the composer of "This Land is Your Land," could at points in his life have been ident ...

(5 pages) 57 0 5.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: Art Essays > Music History & Studies > Performers & Composers


rces----our sense of adventure, pioneering spirit, and tenacity. Irving Berlin's God Bless America, Woody Guthrie's This Land is Your Land, and Samuel Smith's America all declare a love and respect fo ...

(3 pages) 36 0 3.8 Jul/2005

Subjects: Science Essays > Zoology

The History of Bob Dylan - A summary about Bob Dylan's childhood to success.

the roots of rock music led him to the blues and American folk music. His discovery of the music of Woody Guthrie was a turning point in his career. Bob Dylan's realization that music could be used fo ... Minnesota after three semesters and then moved to Greenwich Village in New York City. Encouraged by Woody Guthrie, Dylan began to write and perform his own songs, his best early song being "Song to Wo ...

(2 pages) 52 0 4.0 Dec/2005

Subjects: Art Essays > Music History & Studies > Performers & Composers

Rap vs. folk music. Is rap the new Folk music?

it is hard to pin-point an exact example of Folk music, many associate the genre with Bob Dylan and Woody Guthrie. When a search of 'Folk Music' was performed on, the definition came out to ...

(3 pages) 35 0 3.0 Apr/2006

Subjects: Art Essays > Music History & Studies

Bob Dylan

nding the University of Minnesota in 1959, Dylan became attracted to folk music and artists such as Woody Guthrie and Peter Seeger. Folk music is a simple, acoustic style of music about common people ...

(7 pages) 12 0 0.0 Feb/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Southern Music

nce impressed not only the jazz world but all of popular music.Woodrow Wilson Guthrie also known as Woody Guthrie was born in the south of Oklahoma. After serving in WWII, he continued to perform for ... use he was an African-American, he was a profound influence on folk performers of the 1940s such as Woody Guthrie and Pete Seeger, who in turn influenced the folk revival and the development of rock m ...

(6 pages) 2 0 0.0 Oct/2014

Subjects: History Term Papers > Middle Eastern History