May 3, 2012
Generation, Next: Woody’s granddaughter Sarah Lee Guthrie (left) and John Steinbeck’s great-nephew Johnny Irion (right) comprise a husband-and-wife musical duo carrying the mantle of a great legacy. They perform this weekend at the Steinbeck Festival with Grammy-winning bass player Rob Wasserman.
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It’s the 100th anniversary of Woody Guthrie’s birth, and the folk legend’s message still rings true at this year’s Steinbeck Festival.
When the Grammy Museum honored Woody Guthrie’s centennial in Los Angeles last month, award-winning folk musician Johnny Irion was there, fighting on behalf of a group of middle-school bellringers. All because his Uncle Thom was ...