Notes: Biography written from secondary sources by a
regular contributor to Rolling Stone & Esquire. Appears factual; presents
Guthrie as a plain man with faults, often arrogant, but the father of the
protest song. Has a 22 p. section on his relationship with Dylan, including
a quote of Dylan's postcard to friends after meeting Woody ("I know Woody ...
I know Woody ... I know him and met him and saw him and sang to him. I know
Woody- Goddamn.") Also Woody's critique of Dylan ("That boy's got a voice...
Maybe he won't make it with his writing, but he can sing it. He can really
Subjects: Biography: Woody Guthrie
ISBN: 0-345-33519-8 (1992); 0-345-29628-1 (1982)
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