Dust Bowl Ballads

Woody Guthrie - Dust Bowl Ballads
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This is powerful music, rendered simply and directly. It was devastatingly effective when first released, and it helped define all the folk music that followed it.
Even if it seems more worthy of a mythe, Dust Bowl Ballads would unofficially be the first album in the history of albums, released in a first edition in 1940, which is simply incredible. If I only relied on the archives and the first version released, even though I probably listened to the songs a minimum of remastered. It's a visionary UFO.

Woody Guthrie is one, if not the founding father of Folk/Country who influenced Johnny Cash and then Bob Dylan to name but the best examples. Which is ... read more
Hi everyone!

I'm going to follow DoubleZ's list "The History of the Albums" and rate them based on my personal enjoyment!!
I think I respect this more than I actually enjoy it. I of course do think it's good though. Probably just needs a few more listens to "click"
Put down your copy of Grapes of Wrath and get your tater stew ready. Can't say this is something I'd listen to on the regular but it's certainly a lyrical blast from the past.

Fav - Dusty Old Dust (So Long It's been God to Know Yuh)
I would never listen to this outside of this project. Maybe if it was incorporated into a movie. But never as a stand alone album. Just isn't my style. At all.

Favorite track: Vigilante Man
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Added on: November 26, 2015