Woody Guthrie's tribute at death of FDR, "Dear Mrs. Roosevelt." Or as Woody put it, "I could see he was a cripple/but he taught my soul to walk." The most famed version came from Bob Dylan--backed by The Band before they were officially The Band--in Woody tribute concert at Carnegie Hall in 1967, Bob's first appearance after his motorcycle accident, which re-assured fans that he had not died. Here it is with the boys, especially Richard Manuel key on piano, in support.
Sunday, September 14, 2014
As Ken Burns Series Opens
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