Sunday, April 16, 2006

Copyright #154085

"This song is Copyrighted in U.S., under Seal of Copyright #154085, for a period of 28 years, and anybody caught singin' it without our permission, will be mighty good friends of ourn, cause we don't give a dern. Publish it. Write it. Sing it. Swing to it. Yodel it. We wrote it, that's all we wanted to do."

-Written by Guthrie in the late 1930s on a songbook distributed to listeners who wanted the words to his recordings

(hat tip to Joho the Blog)

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1 comment:

Winston said...

Gotta love the guy! He was real...