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Darryl Holter Reviews The Book 26 Songs in 30 Days

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Darryl Holter Reviews 26 Songs in 30 Days: Woody Guthrie’s Columbia River Songs and the Planned Promised Land in the Pacific Northwest. for Woody Guthrie Annual The Woody Guthrie Annual is an open-access peer-reviewed journal containing the most up-to-date scholarship on Woody Guthrie, his work and his cultural and political[…]

Julia Holter Premieres New Film Soundtrack

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Julia Holter Premieres New Film Soundtrack, LA Times Review by Randall Roberts, LA Times Nov 10 2016 Over the last five years the Los Angeles composer and avant-pop singer Julia Holter has moved from issuing vinyl-only compositions based on ancient Greek plays and musique concrete-inspired mixtapes to becoming an interdisciplinary[…]

Remembering Tom Hayden

I was saddened to learn this morning about the death of Tom Hayden.  I read a lot of his writings in the late 60s and early 70s, especially the very important political document of the times, The Port Huron Statement.  I talked to Tom once in an airport when he[…]

Unconfined by Expectation

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Los Angeles Central Library review on LA Review of Books by Darryl Holter Darryl Holter is a historian, entrepreneur, musician, and owner of an independent bookstore. He has taught history at the University of Wisconsin and UCLA and is an adjunct professor at USC. LOS ANGELES BOOMED in the early[…]

Woody Guthrie Tulsa International Airport

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Look who’ll be at both baggage claim areas to greet you the next time you fly to Tulsa International Airport! TULSA, Okla. — It took Woody Guthrie’s hometown of Okemah more than 30 years after his death to finally celebrate his life and work with an annual music festival, and[…]

Country Music People Magazine Review

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Read the review of Darryl Holter’s New Album, ‘Radio Songs by Woody Guthrie’ Country Music People magazine by Paul Riley Archive: Jun 2015 DARRYL HOLTER Radio Songs: Woody Guthrie In Los Angeles 1937-1939 Any discussion about American folk music should begin with Woody Guthrie. He died in 1967 and since[…]

New Video: Welcome to the New Depression

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Welcome to the New Depression: A New Song by Darryl Holter To write a song about the state of today’s economy I thought it would be useful to look at how other songwriters wrote about the Great Depression in the 1930s. The famous Carter Family had a very popular song[…]

Darryl Holter at GRAMMY Museum

Darryl Holter at GRAMMY Museum

In conjunction with the recent release of their new co-authored book, Woody Guthrie L.A. 1937 to 1941, historians William Deverell and Darryl Holter joined GRAMMY Museum Executive Director Bob Santelli for a conversation surrounding the book and the legacy of one of the most iconic and influential songwriters of the[…]