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Man in the sand

Author: Natalie MerchantCorey HarrisNora GuthrieKim HopkinsJuliet de Valero WillsAll authors
Publisher: Gloucester, Mass. : Rykopalm : Rykodisc, ©1999.
Edition/Format:   DVD video : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"The life and music of legendary folk singer Woody Guthrie has influenced every generation that followed him. Thirty years after his death, his daughter, Nora Guthrie, who presides over a vast archive which includes Wood's unrecorded lyrics, decided to seek out a sympathetic contemporary artist to 'help look for the man behind the myth, ' a search which led to her collaboration with Guthrie acolyte Billy Bragg. Man  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Documentary films
Named Person: Woody Guthrie
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Natalie Merchant; Corey Harris; Nora Guthrie; Kim Hopkins; Juliet de Valero Wills; Christopher Frederick; Wilco (Musical group); British Broadcasting Corporation.; Union Productions (Firm); NVC Arts (Firm)
OCLC Number: 47096421
Notes: Special features: Five bonus song (audio-only) ; Songs and scene access ; Artist discographies ; Letterbox ; Palm previews ; Weblinks.
Credits: Editor, Simon Ardizzone.
Cast: Billy Bragg, Wilco, Nora Guthrie, Natalie Merchant, Corey Harris.
Target Audience: Not rated.
Description: 1 videodisc (89 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD, Dolby, surround sound.
Responsibility: Union Productions film for BBC and NVC Arts ; produced by Juliet de Valero Wills, Christorpher Frederick ; directed by Kim Hopkins.

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"The life and music of legendary folk singer Woody Guthrie has influenced every generation that followed him. Thirty years after his death, his daughter, Nora Guthrie, who presides over a vast archive which includes Wood's unrecorded lyrics, decided to seek out a sympathetic contemporary artist to 'help look for the man behind the myth, ' a search which led to her collaboration with Guthrie acolyte Billy Bragg. Man in the Sand is the story of how Nora and Billy, together with Wilco, brought Woody's words to life and created the Grammy nominated albums Mermaid Avenue and Mermaid Avenue Vol. 2"--Container.

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