LOS ANGELES (June 26, 2017) Angel City Press announces that Woody Guthrie L.A. 1937 to 1941 by Darryl Holter and William Deverell has earned a gold medal in the category of Performing Arts and Music (Adult Nonfiction) in the 19th annual Foreword Reviews Book of the Year Awards. The announcement[…]
Podcast Interview on The Trump Survival Guide Hosts Howard Jacobson and Gene Stone With guest Darryl Holter Resisting Trump in the Tradition of Woody Guthrie with Darryl Holter Listen to it here. Darryl Holter grew up playing the guitar and singing country and rock and roll songs in Minneapolis, Minnesota.[…]
Can the Center Hold? Dodger Stadium and Downtown Los Angeles Book Review by Darryl Holter Los Angeles Review of Books BRINGING THE RAMS BACK to Los Angeles took decades, but I had no idea about the bruising five-year battle waged by Walter O’Malley to build a new home for the[…]
To Friends Appalled by the Trump Presidency I’m hosting a Swing Left organizing event on Saturday, March 04, 2017 at 4:00 PM at my home in Los Angeles. Have you heard about Swing Left? Swing Left is an online network that helps people find their closest Swing District (Congressional districts[…]
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[…]
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[…]
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[…]
Woody Guthrie’s Years in Los Angeles by Los Angeles Review of Books Radio Hour featuring guests Darryl Holter and William Deverell From January 21, 2016: LARB discusses Woody Guthrie L.A.: 1937 to 1941, a chronicle of Guthrie’s formative years in Los Angeles, during which he not only experimented and refined his music but[…]
Folkworks Review Darryl Holter Tangled Up in Dylan at the Caña Rum Bar – February 19, 2016 By Ross Altman, PhD Dateline, Los Angeles~ The hottest ticket in town turned out to be in a hidden rum bar in the unknown Petroleum Building in the 700 block of Olympic Blvd[…]
Power of the People, Pasadena Weekly Power of the People | Pasadena Weekly Singer-songwriter Darryl Holter and fellow historian William Deverell discuss their new book ‘Woody Guthrie L.A. 1937 to 1941’ and Holter performs at Grammy Museum Tuesday Article by By Bliss Bowen Pasadena Weekly 27 Feb 2016 Woody Guthrie’s been[…]
Darryl Holter grew up playing the guitar and singing country and rock and roll songs in Minneapolis, Minnesota. His current brand of Americana music draws from country, blues and folk traditions and often tells stories about people, places and events.
Besides his music, Holter has worked as an academic, a labor leader, an urban revitalization planner, and an entrepreneur. Darryl Holter is also a historian who has written on Woody Guthrie and a contributor to the Los Angeles Review of Books.