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Fascinatin’ Rhythm: Dust Bowl Ballads, 10/13/18

Oct 9, 2018


Episode # 1841

Explore the heartbreaking history of the Great Depression by listening to the first album of iconic American folk-singer, Woody Guthrie. 

10/13    Dust Bowl Ballads Woody Guthrie’s Dust Bowl Ballads are among the defining songs of The Great Depression. They offered an alternative to the urban fare of Tin Pan Alley and Broadway as they stretched across the country, their music and lyrics helping to create the sound and feel of their time.