A TRIBUTE TO WOODY GUTHRIE (1972)
On January 20, 1968, three months after Guthrie's death, Harold Leventhal produced A Tribute to Woody Guthrie at New York City's Carnegie Hall. Performers included Jack Elliott, Pete Seeger, Tom Paxton, Bob Dylan and The Band, Judy Collins, Arlo Guthrie, Richie Havens, Odetta, and others. Leventhal repeated the tribute on September 12, 1970, at the Hollywood Bowl. Recordings of both concerts were eventually released as LPs and later combined into one CD.

 

 NY Ludlow Music 1972. After Woody Guthrie died in 1967, a benefit concert was held at Carnegie Hall in 1968, starring Joan Baez, Judy Collins, Bob Dylan, Jack Elliott, Arlo Guthrie, Richie Havens, Pete Seeger, Tom Paxton, and Odetta. In 1970, a similar concert was held on the West Coast, with the addition of Earl Robinson and Country Joe McDonald. Millard Lampell wrote the script for both events, read by Peter Fonda, Will Geer, and Robert Ryan. This book of the two events includes many concert photographs as well as candids from Woody's life and times, and lyrics, melody lines and guitar chords to 29 of his songs. Illustrated by illus throughout from photos. 11" x 8.5" 72pp