Woody at 100 – “…they tied their laws with a hang knot.”

In our centennial celebration of Woody Guthrie’s murder ballads, we’ve seen that murder and death in his songs are tools to illustrate his fundamental concept of justice.  Sometimes it’s personal, as with “The Philadelphia Lawyer” and “East Texas Red“.  More often it’s political, as with “Ludlow Massacre” and “1913 Massacre” … → read more