By Greg Vandy, Daniel Person
In 1941, Woody Guthrie wrote 26 songs in 30 days—including classics like “Roll On Columbia” and “Pastures of Plenty”—when he was once employed via the Bonneville energy management to advertise the advantages of affordable hydroelectric strength, irrigation, and the Grand Coulee Dam. Timed to rejoice the seventy fifth anniversary of this undertaking, KEXP DJ Greg Vandytakes readers contained in the strange partnership among one among America’s nice folks artists and the government, and indicates how the yank folks revival was once a reaction to challenging times.
26 Songs In 30 Days plunges deeply into the ancient context of the time and the revolutionary politics that embraced Social Democracy in the course of an period during which the us have been significantly struggling with the nice melancholy. And although this can be a musical background of a colourful American musical icon and a particular a part of the rustic, it couldn’t be a greater reminder of the way undying and expansive such subject matters are in today’s political discourse.
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26 Songs in 30 Days: Woody Guthrie's Columbia River Songs and the Planned Promised Land in the Pacific Northwest by Greg Vandy, Daniel Person