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Woody Guthrie Quotes

When we first met, i had no idea you would be so important to me - Love Quotes
Having you in my life made everything better - Love Quotes
I meant to behave but there were too many other options - Funny Quotes
Insanity is doing the same thing over and over again and expecting different results - Albert Einstein Quotes
I like me a little bit more when i'm with you - Love Quotes
Dogs teach us a lot of things but none more important than to love unconditionally - Dog Quotes
Don't look back you're not going that way - Inspirational Quotes
I have not failed. I've just found 10,000 ways that won't work - Fail Quotes
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Some men rob you with a six-gun -- others rob you with a fountain pen  (Woody Guthrie Quotes) Left wing, chicken wing, it don’t make no difference to me  (Woody Guthrie Quotes) If we fix it so’s you can’t make money on war, we’ll all forget what we’re killing folks for.  (Woody Guthrie Quotes) I don’t think I have any right to say I belong to that [Woody Guthrie/Bob Dylan tradition]. I think that’s something that eventually maybe you get inducted into. I’m just experimenting  (Woody Guthrie Quotes) Life has got a habit of not standing hitched. You got to ride it like you find it. You got to change with it. If a day goes by that don’t change some of your old notions for new ones, that is just about like trying to milk a dead cow.  (Woody Guthrie Quotes) It’s a folk singers job to comfort disturbed people and to disturb comfortable people  (Woody Guthrie Quotes) I did admire the comments and the music of Pete Seeger and Woody Guthrie. And that didn’t fly too well in the Deep South. It was not quite redneck enough.  (Woody Guthrie Quotes) I got started in Oklahoma. That’s where I was born. Population down there is one-third Indians, one-third Negroes and one-third white people  (Woody Guthrie Quotes) I came along and was a teenager in the Depression, and nobody had jobs. So I went out hitchhiking, when I met a man named Woody Guthrie. He was the single biggest part of my education  (Woody Guthrie Quotes) I fell in love with folk music at Surprise Lake Camp. It was the songs of Woody Guthrie and the Weavers  (Woody Guthrie Quotes) A lot of Woody Guthrie’s songs were taken from other songs. He would rework the melody and lyrics, and all of a sudden it was a Woody Guthrie song.  (Woody Guthrie Quotes) What I’m doing is basically the same as Bob Dylan did with folk songs and Woody Guthrie songs, the same as folk music’s always done. I’m not going to sing about ploughing, but I’ll write a song that sounds like it should be about ploughing  (Woody Guthrie Quotes) I know the police cause you trouble They cause trouble everywhere But when you die and go to heaven You find no policeman there  (Woody Guthrie Quotes) The fact that they stole their whole shtick from Woody Guthrie and the coal-mining bards. While the alternative nation meows about personal fashion angst, the Appalachian nation still sings about unemployment  (Woody Guthrie Quotes) This land is your land, this land is my land, from California to the New York Island. From the redwood forest to the Gulf Stream waters This land was made for you and me  (Woody Guthrie Quotes) Like most kids, I grew up singing ‘This Land Is Your Land’ in grammar school, but with the most radical verses neatly removed. This was before I knew it was a Woody Guthrie song  (Woody Guthrie Quotes) Some will rob you with a six gun, and some with a fountain pen  (Woody Guthrie Quotes) You can’t write a good song about a whorehouse unless you’ve been in one  (Woody Guthrie Quotes) What created democracy was Thomas Paine and Shays’ Rebellion, the suffragists and the abolitionists and on down through the populists and the labor movement, including the Wobblies. Tough, in your face people... Mother Jones, Woody Guthrie... Martin Luther King and Caesar Chavez. And now it’s down to us  (Woody Guthrie Quotes) So long, it’s been good to know you  (Woody Guthrie Quotes) A song ain’t nothing but a conversation fixed up to where you can talk it over and over without getting tired of it.  (Woody Guthrie Quotes) We don’t need another Woody. Even Bob Dylan knew he couldn’t be Woody Guthrie... I like Woody Guthrie fine, but I don’t need the 50th generation version of it.  (Woody Guthrie Quotes) Left wing. Right wing. Chicken wing  (Woody Guthrie Quotes) If Woody Guthrie set the bar for American songwriters, Bob Dylan jumped right over it. No one I know will ever come close to possessing the beauty of melody and the use of language that Dylan shares with us, with ease  (Woody Guthrie Quotes) Anyone who used more than three chords is just showing off  (Woody Guthrie Quotes) All you can write is what you see  (Woody Guthrie Quotes) This land is your land, this land is my land  (Woody Guthrie Quotes) If you play more than two chords, you’re showing off  (Woody Guthrie Quotes) Left wing, chicken wing, it don’t make no difference to me  (Woody Guthrie Quotes) This machine kills fascists  (Woody Guthrie Quotes)
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