PASTURES OF PLENTY

Latest update on 21/01/2014

Artist: Woody Guthrie
Author: Woody Guthrie
Label: Rounder
Year: 1941

One of his Columbia River songs (along with Oregon Trail; see there), first released on an album with six 78s. Makes use of the Pretty Polly melody.

Covers:

1961:

Bob Dylan [Minnesota tape]

1961:

Kingston Trio

1961:

Brothers Four

1962:

Karen Dalton

1962:

Peter Tevis [arranged by Ennio Morricone who copied this arrangement for the theme song of his first speghetti western Per Un Pugno Di Dollari ('64)]

1963:

Flatt & Scruggs

1963:

Cisco Houston

1964:

Dave Van Ronk

1964:

Harry Belafonte

1969:

Country Joe McDonald

1972:

Tom Paxton

1993:

Peter, Paul & Mary [on childrens album Peter, Paul & Mommy Too]

1995:

Ramblin' Jack Elliott

2007:

Ralph McTell

2008:

Jefferson Starship

2008:

Eliza Gilkyson

2011:

Judy Collins

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