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Published: 2012/01/11

My Morning Jacket’s Yim Yames Announces Woody Guthrie Tribute Project

Yim Yames has announced a new Woody Guthrie tribute project with fellow musicians Jay Farrar (Son Volt, Gob Iron, Uncle Tupelo), Will Johnson (Centro-matic, South San Gabriel), and Anders Parker (Varnaline, Gob Iron). On February 28, the group will release New Multitudes, a modern-day interpretation of American icon and musical legend Woody Guthrie’s previously unrecorded lyrics. They will also hit the road in support of the new album in March. The 12 track release and 24 track limited edition are set to coincide with Woody Guthrie’s 100th birthday and will be put out by Rounder Records. You can hear the first song off the album, “Old L.A.,” over on the group’s Facebook page.

March Tour Dates
03/06 San Francisco, CA—The Filmore
03/07 Los Angeles, CA—Music Box
03/09 Portland, OR—Crystal Ballroom
03/10 Seattle, WA—Showbox
03/12 Washington, DC—The Birchmere
03/13 Philadelphia, PA—Union Transfer
03/14 New York, NY—Webster Hall
03/16 Boston, MA—Paradise

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Rusty January 11, 2012, 19:10:43

Woody wrote a lot about the little bit of land between the two coasts. Too bad this tour won’t set foot in any of it.

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