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Woody Guthrie At 100! Live At The Kennedy Center

Airs Sunday, June 2, 2013 at 9:30 p.m. on KPBS TV

Above: Renowned performers gather for a special centennial celebration of the birth of the great American folk singer/songwriter, Woody Guthrie (pictured), recorded live at the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts in Washington, D.C.

Join John Mellencamp, Jackson Browne, Tom Morello, Donovan, Ani DiFranco, Rosanne Cash, Old Crow Medicine Show and more for a special centennial celebration of the birth of the great American folk singer/songwriter, Woody Guthrie.

Recorded live at the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts in Washington, D.C., this concert honors the music and the man, with performances of “This Land Is Your Land,” “This Train Is Bound for Glory” and many other Guthrie greats.

Produced and directed by four-time Emmy® Award-winning filmmaker Jim Brown, the centennial concert was produced in collaboration with The GRAMMY Museum Foundation, Woody Guthrie Publications, and The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts.

The song list includes: “Union Maid” – Old Crow Medicine Show; “Ramblin’ Reckless Hobo” – Joel Rafael; “Pretty Boy Floyd” – Rosanne Cash with John Leventhal; “I’ve Got to Know” – Sweet Honey in the Rock; “Ease My Revolutionary Mind’ – Tom Morello; “Riding in My Car” – Donovan; “Deportee” – Ani DiFranco with Ry Cooder and Dan Gellert; “Do Re Mi” – John Mellencamp; “You Know the Night” – Jackson Browne with Rob Wasserman; “So Long, It’s Been Good to Know Yuh” – The Del McCoury Band with Tim O’Brien; “This Land Is Your Land” – All Performers; “This Train Is Bound for Glory” – All Performers.

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Preview: Woody Guthrie At 100! Live At The Kennedy Center

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Avatar for user 'patersondave'

patersondave | June 1, 2013 at 9:23 p.m. ― 1 year, 2 months ago

woody guthrie is all you claim, but pete seeger should be there if anybody is, and jack elliott should be on a throne next to seeger. phooey on pbs carrying on the tradition of the mccarthy blacklist. phooey

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monkeysnotwar | June 9, 2013 at 6 p.m. ― 1 year, 2 months ago

I agree, I'm sad to see neither Pete Seeger nor Arlo Guthrie were performing. Very disappointing.

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