The Woody Guthrie boxed set My Dusty Road will be available August 25th. Released in coordination with the Woody Guthrie Archives, this 4-disc boxed set is the definitive edition of Woody Guthrie’s mid-1940s recordings. The sound quality is superb, taken from newly discovered original metal masters.
The set includes many of Woody’s best-known songs, along with traditional material and collaborations with fellow guitarist Cisco Houston and harmonica player Sonny Terry. To complement and enhance enjoyment of the recordings, the discs are packaged in a replica of a vintage suitcase, complete with handle and latches.
Inside the box are a full-color 68-page book that includes extensive notes and many rare or previously unpublished photos, as well as illustrations and illuminated lyric sheets by Guthrie himself. Also included are facsimiles of Woody’s business card, a postcard sent from Florida to his wife, and a booking card from the 1940s.
Buy the boxed set: My Dusty Road
Author: World Music Central News Department
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