BD ROCK & FOLK
The biography of Woody Guthrie by Jean William Thoury , illustrated by Thierry Murat and accompanied by 2 compact discs.
Uncompromising, rebellious, marginal bard , Woody Guthrie is certainly one of the most legendary American singers of the 20th century. He served in particular as a model for committed folk singers of the 60s and 70s, in particular Bob Dylan , one of whose first compositions was Tribute to Woody !
But beyond his legend, fueled by an exacerbated individualism and a tragic destiny, Woody remains one of the most skillful and fertile lyricists of Country Music of the 30s and 40s. Many of his compositions have become music standards. folk , covered and translated around the world. His famous ballad This land is your land was voted one of the three most important American songs of the 20th century!