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Woody Guthrie (1912–1967)

Charley and Nora Guthrie named their son after the Democrat elected president that year. Woodrow Wilson Guthrie knew hard times as a youngster (his house burned down, his sister Clara burned to death, his father's small-town business and political careers never went anywhere, his mother suffered from undiagnosed Huntington's Disease and was ... See full bio »

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The Departed
The Departed Soundtrack
(2006)
Love & Other Drugs
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(2010)
The Strangers
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(2008)
Blow
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 2017/I Bright (writer: "This Land is Your Land") (post-production)
  Fear the Walking Dead (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode, 2017) (writer - 1 episode, 2017)
- This Land Is Your Land (2017) ... (performer: "This Land is Your Land" - uncredited) / (writer: "This Land is Your Land" - uncredited)
 2017 Audiophile (Short) (writer: "This Land Is Your Land" - uncredited)
 2017 Super Bowl LI (TV Special) (writer: "This Land is Your Land")
 2017 Super Bowl LI Halftime Show Starring Lady Gaga (TV Movie) (writer: "This Land Is Your Land")
  The Simpsons (TV Series) (1 episode, 2000) (writer - 2 episodes, 2008 - 2016) (lyrics - 1 episode, 2013) (music - 1 episode, 2013)
- The Town (2016) ... (writer: "I'm Shipping Up to Boston" - uncredited)
- Labor Pains (2013) ... (lyrics: "What Are We Waiting On?" - uncredited) / (music: "What Are We Waiting On?" - uncredited)
- The DeBarted (2008) ... (writer: "I'm Shipping Up to Boston")
- Lisa the Treehugger (2000) ... ("This Land is Your Land")
 2016/II Barry (writer: "This Land is Your Land")
 2016 In Dubious Battle (performer: "Which Side Are You On?")
 2016 Ray Donovan (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Fish and Bird (2016) ... (writer: "California Stars" - uncredited)
  MLB Network Presents (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode, 2016) (writer - 1 episode, 2016)
- 56: The Streak (2016) ... (performer: "DiMaggio Done It") / (writer: "DiMaggio Done It")
 2016 L'avenir (performer: "Ship In The Sky")
 2016 National Parks Adventure (Documentary short) (writer: "This Land is Your Land")
 2016 The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Kate Hudson/Dan Patrick/G-Eazy (2016) ... (writer: "This Land Is Your Land")
 2016 The Hollars (writer: "Airline to Heaven")
 2015 S.O.S.: Mulheres ao Mar 2 (writer: "This Land is Your Land")
 2015 The Late Show with Stephen Colbert (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Lupita Nyong'o/Sen. Bernie Sanders/Cast of "An American in Paris" (2015) ... (writer: "This Land Is Your Land")
 2015 Paper Towns (performer: "RED RIVER VALLEY") / (writer: "WALT WHITMAN'S NIECE")
  Over the Garden Wall (TV Mini-Series) (performer - 1 episode, 2014) (writer - 1 episode, 2014)
- Chapter 9: Into the Unknown (2014) ... (performer: "Little Black Train") / (writer: "Little Black Train")
 2014 Great Performances (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Star-Spangled Spectacular: Bicentennial of Our National Anthem (2014) ... (writer: "This Land Is Your Land" - uncredited)
 2014 We Are Many (Documentary) (lyrics: "THIS LAND IS YOUR LAND") / (music: "THIS LAND IS YOUR LAND")
 2014 Foxcatcher (writer: "This Land Is Your Land")
 2014 Trophy Wife (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- The Big 5-0 (2014) ... (writer: "California Stars" - uncredited)
 2013 Grudge Match (writer: "I'm Shipping Up To Boston")
 2013 The Originals (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Always and Forever (2013) ... (writer: "This Land Is Your Land" - uncredited)
  The Mindy Project (TV Series) (lyrics - 1 episode, 2013) (writer - 1 episode, 2013)
- The Other Dr. L (2013) ... (lyrics: "I'm Shipping Up To Boston") / (writer: "I'm Shipping Up To Boston")
 2013 Bad Words (writer: "Feed of Man")
 2013 Sharp (performer: "Struggle Blues") / (writer: "Struggle Blues")
 2013 Reason to Kill (Short) (lyrics: "I'm Shipping up to Boston")
 2013 Charlie Victor Romeo (Documentary) (lyrics: "Ship in the Sky") / (music: "Ship in the Sky")
 2012 The Dust Bowl (TV Mini-Series documentary) ("Worried Man Blues") / (lyrics: "Dust Storm Disaster (The Great Dust Storm)", "Dust Bowl Refugee", "Dust Can't Kill Me", "I Ain't Got No Home (In This World Anymore)", "Do Re Mi", "Struggle Blues") / (music: "Dust Storm Disaster (The Great Dust Storm)", "Dust Bowl Refugee", "Dust Can't Kill Me", "I Ain't Got No Home (In This World Anymore)", "Do Re Mi", "Struggle Blues") / (performer: "Dust Storm Disaster (The Great Dust Storm)", "Dust Bowl Refugee", "Dust Can't Kill Me", "I Ain't Got No Home (In This World Anymore)", "Do Re Mi", "Going Down the Road (I Ain't Going To Be Treated This Way)", "So Long It's Been Good To Know Yuh (Dusty Old Dust)") / (writer: "Going Down the Road (I Ain't Going To Be Treated This Way)", "So Long It's Been Good To Know Yuh (Dusty Old Dust)")
 2012 The Marty Stuart Show (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes)
- Roger McGuinn (2012) ... (writer: "Pretty Boy Floyd" - uncredited)
- Don Maddox (2012) ... (writer: "The Philadelphia Lawyer")
 2012 Hemingway & Gellhorn (TV Movie) (writer: "Jarama Valley")
 2012 Luck (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Ace Pitches a Deal (2012) ... (writer: "I'm Shipping Up To Boston" - uncredited)
 2012 Fringe (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Welcome to Westfield (2012) ... (writer: "California Stars" - uncredited)
 2011 We Bought a Zoo (writer: "Airline to Heaven")
 2011 The Ambassador (Documentary) (performer: "This Land Is Your Land") / (writer: "This Land Is Your Land")
 2011 A Better Life (writer: "California")
 2011 Sluzhebnyy roman. Nashe vremya (writer: "THIS LAND IS YOUR LAND")
 2010 Saving the World in Seven Days (Short) (writer: "This Land is Your Land")
 2010 Rock Suomi (TV Series documentary) (writer - 1 episode)
- Amerikan ääni (2010) ... (writer: "I Ain't Got No Home")
 2010 Love & Other Drugs (writer: "Way Over Yonder In The Minor Key")
 2010 NHL 11 (Video Game) (lyrics: "I'm Shipping Up to Boston" (live)) / (writer: "I'm Shipping Up to Boston" (live))
 2010 How to Make It in America (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Paper, Denim + Dollars (2010) ... (writer: "This Land Is Your Land")
 2010 180° South (Documentary) (lyrics: "Remember the Mountain Bed")
 2010 GasLand (Documentary) (writer: "This Land Is Your Land")
 2009 Capitalism: A Love Story (Documentary) (writer: "Jesus Christ")
 2009/I Up in the Air (writer: "This Land Is Your Land" (1940))
 2009 Hung (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Strange Friends or the Truth Is, You're Sexy (2009) ... (writer: "This Land Is Your Land")
 2009 American Casino (Documentary) (writer: "I Ain't Got No Home")
 2009 House M.D. (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Saviors (2009) ... (writer: "This Land Is Your Land" - uncredited)
  Cold Case (TV Series) (lyrics - 1 episode, 2009) (music - 1 episode, 2009)
- Libertyville (2009) ... (lyrics: "This Land Is Your Land" - uncredited) / (music: "This Land Is Your Land" - uncredited)
 2008 Food, Inc. (Documentary) (lyrics: "This Land Is Your Land") / (music: "This Land Is Your Land")
 2008 It Might Get Loud (Documentary) (writer: "Gamblin' Man")
 2008 Religulous (Documentary) (writer: "Christ For President")
 2008 The Strangers (writer: "At My Window, Sad and Lonely")
 2008 War, Inc. (writer: "Blood of the Lamb")
 2007 Lobster Wars (TV Series) (writer: "I'm Shipping Up to Boston")
 2007 Evan Almighty (writer: "This Land Is Your Land")
 2007 From Wharf Rats to Lords of the Docks (writer: "Harry Bridges")
 2007 King of California (writer: "California Stars")
 2007 Joe Strummer: The Future Is Unwritten (Documentary) (performer: "Rangers Command") / (writer: "Who's Gonna Shoe Your Pretty Little Foot")
 2006 Cándida (writer: "This Land Is Your Land")
 2006 The Departed (writer: "I'm Shipping Up to Boston" (2005))
 2006 Wanderlust (TV Movie documentary) (performer: "Blowin' Down That Old Dusty Road") / (writer: "Blowin' Down That Old Dusty Road")
 2006 Just Like the Son (performer: "Riding In My Car") / (writer: "Riding In My Car")
 2006 Kenen joukoissa seisot (Documentary) (lyrics: "Liiton tyttö - Union Maid") / (writer: "Liiton tyttö - Union Maid")
 2006 Driving Lessons (writer: "Jesus Christ")
  Folk Britannia (TV Series documentary) (performer - 1 episode, 2006) (writer - 1 episode, 2006)
- Ballads and Blues (2006) ... (performer: "John Henry", "This Land Is Your Land") / (writer: "This Land Is Your Land")
 2005 Wal-Mart: The High Cost of Low Price (Documentary) (writer: "This Land Is Your Land" (1940) - uncredited)
  American Masters (TV Series documentary) (performer - 1 episode, 2005) (writer - 1 episode, 2005)
- No Direction Home: Bob Dylan (2005) ... (performer: "John Henry", "Jesus Christ", "Talking Columbia" and "Pastures of Plenty", "1913 Massacre") / (writer: "John Henry", "Jesus Christ", "Talking Columbia" and "Pastures of Plenty", "Ramblin' Round", "This Land Is Your Land", "Dust Bowl Refugee", "1913 Massacre")
 2005 This Divided State (Documentary) (writer: "This Land Is Your Land")
  California's Green (TV Series documentary) (performer - 2 episodes, 2004 - 2005) (writer - 2 episodes, 2004 - 2005)
- Vegetable Oil Car (2005) ... (performer: "This Land Is Your Land" - uncredited) / (writer: "This Land Is Your Land" - uncredited)
- Solar Fest (2004) ... (performer: "This Land Is Your Land" - uncredited) / (writer: "This Land Is Your Land" - uncredited)
 2003-2005 Independent Lens (TV Series documentary) (writer - 2 episodes)
- Sunset Story (2005) ... (writer: "Union Maid")
- Razing Appalachia (2003) ... (writer: "This Land is Your Land")
 2004 Howard Zinn: You Can't Be Neutral on a Moving Train (Documentary) (performer: "The Ludlow Massacre") / (writer: "The Ludlow Massacre")
 2003 The Blues (TV Series documentary) (performer - 1 episode)
- The Soul of a Man (2003) ... (performer: "John Henry")
 2003 The Soul of a Man (Documentary) (performer: "John Henry")
 2002 American Soundtrack: This Land Is Your Land (TV Movie) (writer: "This Land Is Your Land")
 2001 Blow (writer: "Pretty Boy Floyd")
 2000 Down from the Mountain (Documentary) (writer: "Lonesome Valley")
 2000 Wilde mossels (writer: "Ramblin'" - as W. Guthrie)
 2000 Steal This Movie (lyrics: "This Land Is Your Land") / (music: "This Land Is Your Land")
 1999 Mumford (writer: "Hoodoo Voodoo")
 1999 Jesus' Son (writer: "Airline to Heaven")
 1999 Drop Dead Gorgeous (writer: "This Land Is Your Land")
 1998 Stepmom (writer: "This Land is Your Land")
 1990-1994 Northern Exposure (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes)
- Northern Hospitality (1994) ... (writer: "This Land Is Your Land" - uncredited)
- Sex, Lies and Ed's Tapes (1990) ... (writer: "This Land Is Your Land")
 1992 The Allman Brothers Band: Live at Great Woods (Video documentary) (writer: "Going Down the Road Feelin' Bad")
 1992 Bob Roberts (lyrics: "I've Got To Know") / (music: "I've Got To Know") / (performer: "I've Got To Know")
 1992 Hobo (TV Movie documentary) (performer: "Pastures of Plenty") / (writer: "Pastures of Plenty")
 1991 Dogfight (performer: "HEY LILEY, LILEY LO")
 1991 Kidsongs: Very Silly Songs (Video short) (writer: "Mail Myself To You")
 1990 Tiny Toon Adventures (TV Series) (lyrics - 1 episode)
- Psychic Fun-omenon Day (1990) ... (lyrics: "Get Along Little Doggies" - uncredited)
 1990 The 44th Annual Tony Awards (TV Special) (writer: "Dust Pneumonia Blues")
 1989 Roger & Me (Documentary) (writer: "Union Maid")
  Arena (TV Series documentary) (performer - 1 episode, 1988) (writer - 1 episode, 1988)
- Woody Guthrie (1988) ... (performer: "The Lost Train Blues", "The Ranger's Command", "So Long It's Been Good to Know You", "I Ain't Got No Home", "Talking Dust Bowl Blues", "Pastures of Plenty", "The Ballad of John Henry", "Jesus Christ", "Hard Travelin'", "Riding In My Car", "This Land is Your Land") / (writer: "This Land is Your Land", "The Ranger's Command", "So Long It's Been Good to Know You", "I Ain't Got No Home", "Talking Dust Bowl Blues", "Pastures of Plenty", "Jesus Christ", "Hard Travelin'", "Riding In My Car", "Pretty Boy Floyd")
 1987 Full House (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Knock Yourself Out (1987) ... (writer: "This Land is Your Land")
 1986 Rag Dolly in the U.S.S.R. (Documentary short) (writer: "This Land is Your Land")
 1984 Family Ties (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Lady Sings the Blues (1984) ... (writer: "This Land is Your Land")
 1982 We'll Meet Again (TV Mini-Series) (1 episode)
- A Wing and a Prayer (1982) ... ("You Are My Sunshine", uncredited)
 1982 The Kingston Trio and Friends: Reunion (TV Movie) (writer: "Hard, Ain't It Hard", "Hard Travelin'")
 1979 M*A*S*H (TV Series) (music - 1 episode)
- Mr. and Mrs. Who? (1979) ... (music: "So Long, It's Been Good to Know Yuh" - uncredited)
 1977 Catastrophe (Documentary) (performer: "Dust Bowl Disaster", "So Long, It's Been Good To Know Yuh") / (writer: "Dust Bowl Disaster", "So Long, It's Been Good To Know Yuh")
 1976 Bound for Glory (lyrics: "Roll On, Columbia") / (performer: "This Land Is Your Land") / (writer: "Hard Travelin'", "This Train Is Bound for Glory", "I Ain't Got No Home", "So Long (It's Been Good to Know Yuh)", "Pastures of Plenty", "Do Re Mi", "Oklahoma Hills", "Howdido", "Deportee (Plane Wreck at Los Gatos)", "Curly Headed Baby", "Talking Dust Bowl Blues", "This Land Is Your Land", "Jesus Christ", "Taking It Easy", "Lonesome Valley", "Union Maid", "Better World", "Gypsy Davy", "Tom Joad", "Blowin' Down the Dusty Old Road", "The Sinking of the Reuben James")
 1976 Hard Rain (TV Movie documentary) (lyrics: "Deportees")
 1975 Brother Can You Spare a Dime (Documentary) (performer: "Dust Can't Kill Me" (1938), "Vigilante Man" (1939)) / (writer: "Dust Can't Kill Me" (1938), "Vigilante Man" (1939))
 1973 Slither ("Oklahoma Hills")
 1971 Our American Musical Heritage (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode dated 14 September 1971 (1971) ... (writer: "Do Re Mi" - uncredited)
 1971 The Porter Wagoner Show (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- T. Texas Tyler (1971) ... (writer: "Oklahoma Hills")
 1970 Sesame Street (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Imaginary Car Ride (1970) ... (writer: "Riding in my Car")
 1969-1970 The Johnny Cash Show (TV Series) (writer - 3 episodes)
- Episode #1.26 (1970) ... (writer: "Reuben James")
- Episode #1.25 (1970) ... (writer: "Oklahoma Hills")
- Episode #1.15 (1969) ... (writer: "This Land Is Your Land")
 1969 Alice's Restaurant (writer: "Pastures of Plenty", "Car-Car Song")
 1964-1965 Shindig! (TV Series) (writer - 4 episodes)
- Episode #2.21 (1965) ... (writer: "This Land Is Your Land")
- Episode #1.46 (1965) ... (writer: "This Land Is Your Land")
- Episode #1.38 (1965) ... (writer: "Gambling Man")
- Pilot (1964) ... (writer: "Gambling Man")
 1965 Convoy (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- The Duel (1965) ... (writer: "Hard Travlin'")
 1957-1960 The Tennessee Ernie Ford Show (TV Series) (writer - 6 episodes)
- John Forsythe (1960) ... (writer: "This Train Is Bound for Glory" - uncredited)
- Odetta (1960) ... (writer: "Pastures of Plenty", "The Great Historical Bum" - uncredited)
- Molly Bee (1958) ... (writer: "This Train Is Bound For Glory" - uncredited)
- Episode #2.35 (1958) ... (writer: "Who Will Shoe Your Pretty Little Foot" - uncredited)
- John Payne (1957) ... (writer: "This Train" - uncredited)
 1959 Startime (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- George Burns in the Big Time (1959) ... (writer: "Ain't It Hard" - uncredited)
 1958 Six-Five Special (writer: "The Grand Coolie Dam")
 1957 Ranch Party (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #1.3 (1957) ... (writer: "Oklahoma Hills")
 1950 Never a Dull Moment (lyrics: "The Old Chisholm Trail" - uncredited) / (music: "The Old Chisholm Trail" - uncredited)
 1948 They Live by Night (lyrics: "Going Down the Road Feeling Bad" - uncredited) / (music: "Going Down the Road Feeling Bad" - uncredited)
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