John Steinbeck en The Life & Times of Woody Guthrie <p>&ldquo;This Land is Your Land&rdquo; isn&rsquo;t the country&rsquo;s national anthem, but the 1940 tune by Woody Guthrie still touches many Americans&rsquo; hearts &ndash; maybe more now than ever. The 100th anniversary of Guthrie&rsquo;s birth is this week, a nice time to reflect on times and tunes. Woodrow Wilson Guthrie was a skinny, angry but ultimately optimistic singer with an unrefined voice, a sophisticated appreciation for regular people, and a beat-up Martin guitar with a small sign that read, &ldquo;This Machine Kills Fascists.&rdquo;<br /> Wed, 11 Jul 2012 15:59:14 +0000 Bill Knight 18099 at The Life & Times of Woody Guthrie