• Bruce Springsteen Wins 2021 Woody Guthrie Prize

    10 days ago - By Billboard

    Bruce Springsteen has won the 2021 Woody Guthrie Prize, which is given to an artist seen as carrying on the spirit of the folk singer whose music focused on the plight of the poor and disenfranchised.
    Guthrie, who grew up in Okemah, Oklahoma, was one of the most important figures in American folk music and penned hundreds of songs, including some that The Boss has performed over the years.
    “Woody wrote some of the greatest songs about America's struggle to live up its ideals in convincing fashion,” Springsteen said in a statement Tuesday. The New Jersey rocker called Guthrie, who died in...
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  • Bruce Springsteen to Receive 2021 Woody Guthrie Prize

    10 days ago - By Pitchfork

    “Woody wrote some of the greatest songs about America's struggle to live up its ideals in convincing fashion. He is one of my most important influences and inspirations.”
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