- Record Label: Rounder
- Release Date: Oct 22, 2013
- Summary: The seven-disc set collects the folk singer's sessions recorded by Alan Lomax for the Library of Congress plus songs he wrote for the Bonneville Power Administration, the Office of War Information, and VD education.
- Record Label: Rounder
- Genre(s): Political Folk, Protest Songs, Traditional Folk, Field Recordings
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Positive: 9 out of 9
Mixed: 0 out of 9
Negative: 0 out of 9
UncutNov 1, 2013Guthrie's work here gives birth to social conscience in pop culture, and this 157-track set, gets it all down in the context it deserves. [Dec 2013, p.82]
MagnetNov 27, 2013This portable section of the Library of Congress plays as well as it reads. [No. 104, p.56]
Oct 29, 2013Surveys of his life and work still manage to produce fresh revelations, and American Radical Patriot, Rounder Records’ just-released collection of government-related Guthrie recordings, provides extraordinary new insight into the complex mind of this simple-sounding folk icon.
Oct 29, 2013Guthrie truly believed that songs should be of social service, and when the country asked for his songs, he brought them, as any patriot would. That dozens of these songs are enduring, beautiful, and wise makes Guthrie even more than that. It makes him an American treasure.
Positive: 3 out of 3
Mixed: 0 out of 3
Negative: 0 out of 3
Jan 14, 2014Anyone who gave this under a 9 is crazy. This is the good stuff; This is how music is supposed to be.
“Any fool can make somethingAnyone who gave this under a 9 is crazy. This is the good stuff; This is how music is supposed to be.
“Any fool can make something complicated. It takes a genius to make it simple.”
― Woody Guthrie… Expand
Nov 17, 2013How Could you people give this a negative score? The #^$#s your problem?
It's Woody Guthrie and he is a legend. It may not be your musicalHow Could you people give this a negative score? The #^$#s your problem?
It's Woody Guthrie and he is a legend. It may not be your musical bag but show some respect.… Collapse
Nov 18, 2013"How Could you people give this a negative score? The #^$#s your problem?
It's Woody Guthrie and he is a legend. It may not be your musical"How Could you people give this a negative score? The #^$#s your problem?
It's Woody Guthrie and he is a legend. It may not be your musical bag but show some respect."
+1 to that… Expand
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