89.3 KPCC Interview: Local authors explore Woody Guthrie’s time in Los Angeles 19 Jan 2016 89.3 KPCC Interview: AirTalk Lively and in-depth discussions of city news, politics, science, entertainment, the arts, and more. Hosted by Larry Mantle Listen to the Interview Here Guests: Darryl Holter, co-author of “Woody Guthrie L.A. 1937[…]
Julia’s Holter’s CD Named “Album of the Year” by Two British Music Magazines A couple weeks back Randall Roberts, the LA Times music critic, named Julia Holter’s new album, “Have You in My Wilderness” as one of the top ten albums of 2015. Then two UK magazines, Mojo and Uncut, in[…]
When Woody Guthrie was the Troubadour of Los Angeles Los Angeles Daily News | Book Review: “Woody Guthrie L.A. 1937 to 1941” by Larry Wilson We associate Woody Guthrie, America’s greatest political troubadour and most prolific songwriter, with his Oklahoma and Texas Panhandle Dust Bowl roots, and with his later[…]
Over the past few weeks, pedestrians gathered to watch Brazilian artist Eduardo Kobra paint his five-story mural of Bob Dylan near 5th and Hennepin in downtown Minneapolis. Named ‘The Times They Are A-Changin’, it is 160 feet wide and five stories tall. Kobra and his team of five artists completed the massive[…]
Darryl Holter’s album “Radio Songs” ranked #5 on the Roots Music Report for Alternative Folk albums for the week ending September 2. Meanwhile three singles from the album were ranked in the top 25 in the national RMR reports. “Talking Dust Bowl Blues” continued to hold the #1 spot that[…]
Darryl Holter’s Radio Songs on the Charts & Berkley Music B-Side Interview Darryl Holter, Radio Songs,| Roots Report Chart Results for the Week of Aug 20, 2015: Top 50 Alternative Folk Song Chart: Darryl Holter | Talking Dust Bowl Blues | Number 1 Darryl Holter | Big City Ways | Number[…]
Woody Guthrie Annual CD/DVD Review Darryl Holter Radio Songs Woody Guthrie Annual, (2015): Will Kaufman, Review, Radio Songs CD/DVD Review: Darryl Holter, Radio Songs: Woody Guthrie in Los Angeles, 1937-1939 – Will Kaufman Purchase & listen today! Bandcamp: Radio Songs on Bandcamp Spotify: Radio Songs on Spotify In spite of all[…]
Darryl Holter Article Los Angeles Times Woody Guthrie’s ‘California Stars’ Premiere: Darryl Holter and Woody Guthrie’s ‘California Stars’ BY Randy Lewis March 3, 2015 One of the big archival folk music releases of 2014 was “My Name is New York: Ramblin’ Around Woody Guthrie’s Town,” examining the years in the[…]
New Owners Bringing Renewed Life to Chevalier’s Books 28 Oct 2014 Larchmont Village shoppers have been wondering about the next chapter for Chevalier’s Books. Window shoppers along Larchmont Boulevard were delighted to see the recent signage posted at 126 N Larchmont announcing Chevalier’s Books is “turning the page to a new[…]
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.