(Oakland Tribune) Woody Guthrie will always be remembered as the guy who wrote “This Land is Your Land.”

But he was so much more. If you’re not sure why his 100th birthday, which would have been Saturday, is being celebrated far and wide this summer, here’s a clue from Country Joe McDonald, the famed Woodstock festival veteran who knows a thing or two about penning catchy protest songs.

“I think he’s become the embodiment of the American dream,” says the Berkeley musician, “at a time when the American dream is kind of dying.”

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