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Topic: centennial
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Gander at Guthrie

The making of 'Woody at 100.'

With all the Woody Guthrie coverage in today’s Gazette to commemorate the Okie folkie’s centennial, you may wish to take a peek at the mini-documentary The Making of Woody at 100.

It details Smithsonian Folkways’ efforts at compiling the new, three-disc box set, Woody at 100, which:
• came out yesterday;
• features 57 songs in total, 21 of them previously unreleased performances and six never-before-heard; and
• includes a 154-page book with essays and art galore.

Take a gander at the label’s restoration process and behind-the-scenes work:



Hey! Read This:
Know your Woody!  
Woody Guthrie's legacy  

by Rod Lott 07.11.2012 2 years ago
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Oh, what a beautiful moaning


CFN

Gazette staff
Being good Oklahomans, we can’t begin to count the number of times we’ve seen the 1955 musical Oklahoma! (although we’re guessing it roughly corresponds to the number of times we’ve heard the phrase “honey lamb”). So color us shocked over the latest tell-all book by Laurey Williams herself, Shirley Jones.
 
Tuesday, July 30, 2013

Happy birthday

Literary icon and Oklahoma native Ralph Ellison gets a yearlong centennial tribute.


Features

Devon Green
All year, Oklahoma City celebrates the 100th birthday of one of its most distinguished sons: novelist, writer, scholar and literary critic Ralph Ellison.
 
Wednesday, February 5, 2014
 
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