Woody Guthrie Tag

David Amram – Mariposa Talks Interview

David Amram, multi-instrumentalist, composer and conductor, has worked with the likes of Dizzy Gillespie, Leonard Bernstein and the Toronto Symphony Orchestra. In this interview he talks with refreshing wit and insight about folk music as the root of his musical inspiration. Here's some live performance videos...

Labour Songs Have Never Sounded Better: Maria Dunn Joins The Mariposa Line-Up

Often compared to Woody Guthrie for her keen social awareness and unvarnished tunes about the lives of working people, Maria Dunn draws deeply on the folk tradition of storytelling through song. Melding North American roots music with her Scottish-Irish heritage, her music celebrates the resilience and...

City of New Orleans – A Classic Arlo Guthrie Rendition

Arlo Guthrie was born and bred a musician. The son of America’s most beloved singer, songwriter and philosopher, Woody Guthrie, he grew up among America's most celebrated folk-roots musicians. Arlo learned something from everyone, developed his own musical style, and became a revered performer...