Ramblin' Man: The Life and Times of Woody Guthrie
W. W. Norton, 2006/03/17 - 512 ページ
"Wherever he was, Woody Guthrie surrounded himself with like-minded friends, artists, and performers. In California, he met actor Will Geer, singer Cisco Houston, and author John Steinbeck. In New York City he met Pete Seeger, Alan Lomax, and Huddie Ledbetter, and became a member of the politically active Almanac Singers. Despite moments of success, and fame, Guthrie never forgot his calling or his roots. In the same manner that Steinbeck's seminal The Grapes of Wrath and Walker Evans and James Agee's Let Us Now Praise Famous Men emerged from, and later defined, the Great Depression, Woody Guthrie's music honored and heartened the abandoned, the lost, the dispossessed and disgruntled in an America darkened by poverty. His was the voice of Everyman.".