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Son Records: Woody Guthrie...
April 17, 2011 - Ray Eckenrode
Son Records: A weeklong look at portrayals and images of Jesus Christ in popular music
PALM SUNDAY: “Jesus Christ,” Woody Guthrie
The uninitiated often think of Guthrie as a hayseed folkie, but he was actually a smart, subversive artist who loved danger and discord. And there’s nothing more dangerous in popular culture than mixing religion and politics, so that’s exactly what he did.
YouTube: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EDS00Pnhkqk (cut and paste this URL or click the link at right)
Tomorrow: Kinky Friedman
The quintessential Guthrie...