Tag Archives: This Land is Your Land

On July 1, 2008.

On July 1, 2008, “429 Records” label released “Join the Band”, the fifteen Little Feat studio album. It was recorded in 2008, and was produced by Mac McAnally and Bill Payne.

Personnel:

  • Paul Barrere- vocals, guitars
  • Sam Clayton- percussion, vocals
  • Kenny Gradney- bass
  • Richie Hayward- drums, backing vocals
  • Shaun Murphy- vocals
  • Bill Payne- keyboards, vocals
  • Fred Tackett- guitars, mandolin, trumpet, backing vocals
  • Brad Paisley – guitar
  • Mike Gordon – bass
  • Emmylou Harris – vocals
  • Bob Seger – vocals
  • Béla Fleck – banjo
  • Vince Gill – vocals, acoustic guitar
  • Sonny Landreth – slide guitar
  • Jim Mayer – slap and standing bass
  • Michael Utley – Hammond organ, background vocals
  • Alan Schulman – background vocals, engineer, mixing
  • David Alan Kogut – art direction

Track listing:

  1. Fat Man in the Bathtub – Lowell George
  2. Something in the Water – Al Anderson, Jeffrey Steele, Bob DiPiero
  3. Dixie Chicken – Lowell George, Fred Martin
  4. See You Later Alligator – Robert Guidry
  5. Champion of the World – Will Kimbrough
  6. The Weight – Robbie Robertson
  7. Don’t You Just Know It – Huey “Piano” Smith
  8. Time Loves a Hero – Paul Barrère, Kenny Gradney, Bill Payne
  9. Willin’ – Lowell George
  10. This Land Is Your Land – Woody Guthrie
  11. Oh Atlanta – Bill Payne
  12. Spanish Moon – Lowell George
  13. Trouble – Lowell George
  14. Sailin’ Shoes – Lowell George
  15. I Will Play for Gumbo – Jimmy Buffett (bonus track)
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On June 5, 1961.

On June, 1961, “Capitol” label released “Goin’ Places”, the tenth Kingston Trio album. It was recorded in January 1961, at “Capitol Studios” in Los Angeles and was produced by Voyle Gilmore.

Personnel:

  • Dave Guard– vocals, banjo, guitar
  • Bob Shane– vocals, guitar
  • Nick Reynolds– vocals, tenor guitar, bongos, conga
  • David “Buck” Wheat– bass, guitar

Track listing:

  • You’re Gonna Miss Me – John Cohen, Dave Guard, Tom Paley, Mike Seeger
  • Pastures of Plenty – Woody Guthrie
  • Coast of California – Jane Bowers, Dave Guard
  • It Was a Very Good Year – Ervin Drake
  • Guardo el Lobo – Erich Schwandt
  • Razors in the Air – Erich Schwandt
  • Billy Goat Hill – George Arno, James Day
  • This Land Is Your Land – Woody Guthrie
  • Run Molly, Run – Bill Monroe
  • Senora – Jane Bowers, Dave Guard
  • Lemon Tree – Will Holt
  • You Don’t Knock – Roebuck “Pops” Staples, William Westbrook

On October 3, 1967.

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On October 3, 1967, Woodrow Wilson “Woody” Guthrie died aged 55. He was musician, singer-songwriter and musician whose musical legacy includes hundreds of political, traditional, children’s songs, along with ballads and improvised works. He performed with the slogan “This machine kills fascists” displayed on his guitar. His song “This Land Is Your Land” has become one of the most popular music pieces in the history of the American popular music, and is regularly sung in American schools Big number of famous musicians and authors have acknowledged Guthrie as their major influence, including:Bob Dylan, Johnny Cash, Bruce Springsteen, Harry Chapin, John Mellencamp, Pete Seeger,  Joe Strummer, Billy Bragg,Jerry Garcia, Bob Weir, Jeff Tweedy, and Tom Paxton.