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LISTEN: John McCutcheon, ‘When My Fight for Life Is Over’

Jan 11, 2018

Artist: John McCutcheon
Hometown: Smoke Rise, GA
Song: “When My Fight for Life Is Over”
Album: Ghost Light
Release Date: February 9, 2018
Label: Appalsongs

In Their Words: “One of the great treats and honors of my life has been to work with some of Woody Guthrie’s lyrics. This one was especially challenging because the lyrics were obviously incomplete — it was up to me to flesh out both lyrics and melody. But after a lifetime of being ‘schooled’ by Guthrie’s work, I though I might be ready. Taking it to Tim, Kathy, Stuart, and Richard was the icing on the cake.” — John McCutcheon

Photo credit: Irene Young

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