Charles Guthrie was reportedly involved in the lynching of Laura and L.
As I was walking that ribbon of highway I saw above me that endless skyway I saw below me that golden valley This land was made for you and me.
I roamed and I rambled and I followed my footsteps To the sparkling sands of her diamond deserts While all around me a voice was sounding This land was made for you and me. When the sun came shining, and I was strolling And the wheat fields waving and the dust clouds rolling A voice was chanting, As the fog was lifting, This land was made for you and me.
Note that this version drops the two political verses from the original: Verse four, about private property, and verse six, about hunger. Confirmation of two other verses[ edit ] After we built the Coolee Dam we had to sell the people out there a lot of bonds to get the money to buy the copper wire and high lines and pay a whole big bunch of people at work and I don't know what all.
And a lot of politicians told the folks not to buy them but we sold them anyhow. The main idea about this song is, you think about these Eight words all the rest of your life and they'll come a bubbling up into Eighty Jillion all Union. Try it and see. This version was recorded the same day as 75 other songs.
The recording with this fourth verse can be found on Woody Guthrie: This Land is Your Land: The Asch Recordings Volume 1, where it is track There was a big high wall there that tried to stop me; Sign was painted, it said private property; But on the back side it didn't say nothing; This land was made for you and me.
It also has a verse: In the squares of the city, In the shadow of a steeple; By the relief office, I'd seen my people. As they stood there hungry, I stood there asking, Is this land made for you and me? A pamphlet which omitted the last two verses has caused some question as to whether the original song did in fact contain the full text.
The original manuscript confirms both of these verses. Recordings of Guthrie have him singing the verses with different words. They can be best interpreted as a protest against the vast income inequalities that exist in the United States, and against the sufferings of millions during the Great Depression.
America, Guthrie insists, was made—and could still be made—for you and me. The song was revived in the s, when several artists of the new folk movement, including Bob DylanThe Kingston TrioTrini LopezJay and the Americansand The New Christy Minstrels all recorded versions, inspired by its political message.
Peter, Paul and Mary recorded the song in for their Moving album. It was performed many times by the cyclist choir, accompanied by guitarists and a wash-tub bassist, during the Wandering Wheels historic U.
At the founding convention of the Canadian social democratic New Democratic Partya version of the song was sung by the attending delegates. The song was restored to the original lyrics including the 'There was a big high wall there' and 'Nobody living can ever stop me' verses for this performance as per Pete Seeger's request with the exception of a change in the end of the 'Relief Office' verse to "As they stood hungry, I stood there whistling, This land was made for you and me.Lyrics to 'This Land Is Your Land' by Woody Guthrie.
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Woodrow Wilson Guthrie (/ ˈ ɡ ʌ θ r i /; July 14, – October 3, ) was an American singer-songwriter, one of the most significant figures in American folk music; his music, including songs, such as "This Land Is Your Land", has inspired several generations both politically and musically.
He wrote hundreds of political, folk, and children's songs, along with ballads and improvised.