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Unreleased Woody Guthrie recordings released in new box set

on May 01, 2012, 4:32pm

woody guthrie set Unreleased Woody Guthrie recordings released in new box set

To coincide with his 100th birthday celebration, Smithsonian Folkways will release a new Woody Guthrie box set on July 10th. Woody at 100: The Woody Guthrie Centennial Collection is a 150-page large-format book containing three CDs with 57 tracks, 21 of which are previously unreleased. Of particular note are four unreleased performances believed to be Guthrie’s earliest known recordings, made in 1939 while he was working for KFVD radio station in Los Angeles.

Check out the full tracklist below, and head to the Folkways’ website to pre-order the set and grab a free mp3 download of the unreleased song “Big City Ways”.

Woody at 100: The Woody Guthrie Centennial Collection Tracklist:
Disc One
01. This Land Is Your Land (Alternate Version)
02. Pastures of Plenty
03. Riding in My Car (Car Song)
04. The Grand Coulee Dam
05. Talking Dust Bowl
06. So Long, It’s Been Good to Know Yuh (Dusty Old Dust)
07. Ramblin’ Round
08. Philadelphia Lawyer
09. Hard Travelin’
10. Pretty Boy Floyd
11. Hobo’s Lullaby
12. Talking Columbia
13. The Sinking of the Reuben James
14. Jesus Christ
15. Gypsy Davy
16. New York Town
17. Going Down the Road (Feeling Bad)
18. Hard, Ain’t It Hard
19. The Biggest Thing That Man Has Ever Done (The Great Historical Bum)
20. This Land Is Your Land (Standard Version)
21. Jarama Valley
22. Why, Oh Why?
23. I’ve Got to Know

Disc Two
01. Better World A-Comin’
02. When That Great Ship Went Down (The Great Ship)
03. A Dollar Down and a Dollar a Week
04. Talking Centralia
05. 1913 Massacre
06. Dirty Overalls
07. My Daddy (Flies a Ship in the Sky)
08. Worried Man Blues
09. Hangknot, Slipknot
10. Buffalo Skinners
11. Howdi Do
12. Jackhammer John
13. The Ranger’s Command
14. So Long, It’s Been Good to Know You (WWII Version)
15. What Are We Waiting On?
16. Lindbergh
17. Ludlow Massacre
18. Bad Lee Brown (Cocaine Blues)
19. Two Good Men
20. Farmer-Labor Train
21. The Jolly Banker
22. We Shall Be Free

Disc Three
The Los Angeles Recordings
01. I Ain’t Got No Home (In This World Anymore) *
02. Them Big City Ways **
03. Do Re Mi *
04. Skid Row Serenade **
05. Radio Program: The Ballad Gazette With Woody Guthrie
This Land Is Your Land *
What Did the Deep Sea Say? *
Blow Ye Winds*
Trouble on the Waters **
Blow the Man Down *
Normandy Was Her Name **
The Sinking of the Reuben James *
06. BBC: Children’s Hour July 7, 1944
Intro-Wabash Cannonball *
900 Miles *
Stagger Lee *
Pretty Boy Floyd *
07. People’s Songs Hootenanny
Ladies Auxiliary
Weaver’s Life *
08. WNYC Radio Program: Folk Songs of America December 12, 1940
John Hardy *
Jesse James *
Tom Joad *
09. Reckless Talk **
10. All Work Together
11. My Little Seed
12. Goodnight Little Cathy **

* = Previously Unreleased
** = Previously Unreleased Original Song

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