The Record Collection

Woody Guthrie: Woody at 100: The Woody Guthrie Centennial Collection (2012)

Smithsonian Folkways SFW 40200

Track list:

Disc 1:
01. This Land Is Your Land (Alternate Version) 2:44
02. Pastures Of Plenty 2:25
03. Riding In My Car (Car Song) 1:49
04. The Grand Coulee Dam 2:10
05. Talking Dust Bowl 1:51
06. So Long, It’s Been Good To Know Yuh (Dusty Old Dust) 3:40
07. Ramblin’ Round 2:14
08. Philadelphia Lawyer 2:28
09. Hard Travelin’ 2:31
10. Pretty Boy Floyd 3:00
11. Hobo’s Lullaby 2:23
12. Talking Columbia 2:28
13. The Sinking Of The Reuben James 3:00
14. Jesus Christ 2:37
15. Gypsy Davy 2:49
16. New York Town 2:35
17. Going Down The Road (Feeling Bad) 2:56
18. Hard, Ain’t It Hard 2:42
19. The Biggest Thing That Man Has Ever Done (The Great Historical Bum) 2:17
20. This Land Is Your Land (Standard Version) 2:16
21. Jarama Valley 2:52
22. Why, Oh Why? 3:27
23. I’ve Got To Know 5:32

Disc 2:
01. Better World A-Comin’ 3:05
02. When That Great Ship Went Down (The Great Ship) 3:17
03. A Dollar Down And A Dollar A Week 1:35
04. Talking Centralia 3:24
05. 1913 Massacre 3:35
06. Dirty Overalls 1:55
07. My Daddy (Flies A Ship In The Sky) 2:33
08. Worried Man Blues 2:58
09. Hangknot, Slipknot 2:30
10. Buffalo Skinners 2:16
11. Howdi Do 1:40
12. Jackhammer John 2:36
13. The Ranger’s Command 2:49
14. So Long, It’s Been Good To Know You (WWii Version) 2:45
15. What Are We Waiting On? 2:07
16. Lindbergh 3:10
17. Ludlow Massacre 3:28
18. Bad Lee Brown (Cocaine Blues) 2:14
19. Two Good Men 3:45
20. Farmer-Labor Train 2:49
21. The Jolly Banker 2:50
22. We Shall Be Free 3:01

Disc 3:
The Los Angeles Recordings
01. I Ain’t Got No Home (In This World Anymore)* 3:26
02. Them Big City Ways** 2:27
03. Do Re Mi* 3:33
04. Skid Row Serenade** 3:00
05. Radio Program : The Ballad Gazette With Woody Guthrie 14:20
This Land Is Your Land*, What Did The Deep Sea Say?*, Blow Ye Winds*,
Trouble On The Waters**, Blow The Man Down, Normandy Was Her Name**,
The Sinking Of The Reuben James*

06. BBC: Children’s Hour July 7, 1944 10:19
Intro–Wabash Cannonball*, 900 Miles*, Stagger Lee*, Pretty Boy Floyd*

07. People’s Songs Hootenanny 8:53
Ladies Auxiliary, Weaver’s Life*

08. WNYC Radio Program: Folk Songs Of America December 12, 1940 16:24
John Hardy*, Jesse James*, Tom Joad*

09. Reckless Talk** 1:42
10. All Work Together 2:39
11. My Little Seed 2:30
12. Goodnight Little Cathy** 2:20

* Previously unreleased
** Previously unreleased original song

Credits:

Produced by: Jeff Place; Robert Santelli;

Liner Notes by: Jeff Place; Robert Santelli; Peter LaChapelle ; Guy W. Logsdon;

Audio restoration by: Pete Reiniger; Eric Conn; Joe Gastwirt; David Glasser; Mickey Hart; Charlie Pilzer; LeAnn Sonenstein;

Mastered by Pete Reiniger; Design by Visual Dialogue

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In honor of the Woody Guthrie Centennial, Smithsonian Folkways presents an in-depth commemorative collection of songs, photos and essays on one of America’s most treasured 20th-century icons.

Woody at 100: The Woody Guthrie Centennial Collection is a 150-page large-format book with 3 CDs containing 57 tracks, including Woody’s most important recordings such as the complete version of “This Land Is Your Land,” “Pretty Boy Floyd,” “I Ain’t Got No Home in This World Anymore,” and “Riding in My Car.”

The set also contains 21 previously unreleased performances and six never-before-heard original songs, including Woody’s first known—and recently discovered—recordings from 1939.
–folkways.si.edu
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