Music: Bringing It Together

When Folk Singer Woody Guthrie died in 1967 at the age of 55, he was already a legend. It was only natural that when his friends, loved ones and musical kinfolk gathered in New York's Carnegie Hall the next year to pay him tribute in song, their mood was not entirely somber. It was also touched by a joyful awareness of the continuing life in Guthrie's music.

At least that is the impression one gets from listening to two new LPs drawn from tapes of the Carnegie concert and another Guthrie Memorial held at the Hollywood Bowl in 1970. Especially intriguing is...

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