Happy birthday, Woody Guthrie.
I wouldn’t have known it was Woody’s birthday today had it not been for a bit on NPR, which in turn made me think, Oh, I have to post that vid of “This Land Is Your Land“ that Fred Clark at Patheos/Slactivist (thanks Fred!) had posted:
I’m not sure why I listened to the song. I mean, it’s a damned fine song and sometimes think it would be a great national anthem until I remember I’m not so crazy about national anthems (that great scene in Casablanca aside), but I’m not really a Pete Seeger fan and, honestly, having heard it so many times before, did I really need to listen to it again?
Yes, yes I did.
By the end my chest had expanded and I was mouthing the words and honest-to-pete had tears in my eyes. I don’t know why I was…
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