Woody Guthrie All-Star Tribute Concert: 1970, DVD & DVD Combo
The Woody Guthrie All-Star Tribute Concert 1970 at the Hollywood Bowl celebrates the work of America's greatest folk singer. This rare and vintage historic tribute concert has never been seen before. It features Arlo Guthrie, Joan Baez, Pete Seeger, Country Joe McDonald, Odetta, Richie Havens, Ramblin' Jack Elliott and others in their prime. This star-studded event was a fundraiser for the California Chapter of The Committee to Combat Huntington's Disease now known as the Hereditary Disease Foundation as Woody died of Huntington's disease in 1967. This concert also features narration by actors Peter Fonda and Will Geer. Produced by 4-Time Emmy Award Winner Jim Brown. Description: Woody Guthrie at 100! Live at the Kennedy Center is the centennial celebration of the birth of America's greatest folk singer, Woody Guthrie. John Mellencamp, Jackson Browne, Tom Morello, Donovan, Ani DiFranco, Rosanne Cash, Old Crow Medicine Show and others perform many of Guthrie's classics along with recently recorded lyrics from the Woody Guthrie Archives. The DVD includes the full-length version of this historic concert recorded live at the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts in Washington, D.C., on Oct. 14, 2012. The DVD also includes additional performances by Judy Collins, Lucinda Williams, Jimmy LaFave, Rosanne Cash, Old Crow Medicine Show and Ramblin' Jack Elliott.
DVD bonus features include: rare footage of Woody Guthrie singing "John Henry", "Ranger's Command" and "Greenback Dollar" as well as spoken pieces by Woody and others that are illustrated by archival photographs and documentary footage.