Exclusive 3-CD set accompanied by two beautifully illustrated books containing historic liner notes and Guthrie biography, original concert reviews and photographs, attendees interviews and artists bios, and concert ephemera. Two Tribute to Woody Guthrie concerts were planned after Woody Guthries death on October 3, 1967: at New York Citys Carnegie Hall on January 20th, 1968, and at the Hollywood Bowl in Los Angeles on September 12, 1970. Appearing at the January concert were Judy Collins, Bob Dylan with members of The Band, Jack Elliott, Arlo Guthrie, Richie Havens, Odetta, Tom Paxton and Pete Seeger. Appearing in Los Angeles were Joan Baez, Jack Elliott, Arlo Guthrie, Odetta, Country Joe McDonald, Richie Havens, Earl Robinson and Pete Seeger. The house band included members of Swampwater and Ry Cooder.
Originally released on two LPs In addition, the fabulous 2017 set on Bear Family contains: Twenty never before released tracks! Bonus tracks include interviews with Judy Collins, Jack Elliott, Arlo Guthrie, Country Joe McDonald, Phil Ochs, Tom Paxton, and Pete Seeger Rare photos and never before seen stills from the Hollywood Bowl show film masters Essays by Will Kaufman, Wenzel, and Sean Wilentz Reproduction of the original 1972 TRO Concert Book includes historic and concert photos with music notations and lyrics. 3-CDs, Deluxe packaging, two hardcover books (total no. of pages: 240).