Day Tripping: January 29

Woodie Guthrie Jukebox

By New York World-Telegram and the Sun staff photographer: Public Domain, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=1574980

In 1961, a twenty-year-old Bob Dylan traveled from Minnesota to New York to meet the influencing force behind his love of folk music. It took five days to track down Woodie Guthrie who was living at Greystone Park Psychiatric Hospital in East Orange, New Jersey.

Guthrie had checked himself into hospital in 1954 when he began to lose muscle control. He…

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