Video: Jay Farrar, Jim James, Will Johnson, Anders Parker – Talking Empty Bed Blues

There are justly no shortage of tributes planned around the year-long celebration of Woody Guthrie’s 100th birthday. Woody’s centennial is being marked by a series of exhibits, conferences, school programs and tribute concerts all celebrating to the legacy of the iconic and influential sociopolitical singer-songwriter. While these events will likely examine most of his recorded works, New Multitudes features a new set of music composed by Jay Farrar, Jim James, Will Johnson and Anders Parker, culled from Gutrie’s journals from his time living in Los Angeles – two distinct and different periods in his life that saw him live on Skid Row and later in his life in Topanga Canyon.

Let’s check out this in-studio performance of the James’ sung track Talking Empy Bed Blues…

Jay Farrar, Jim James, Will Johnson, Anders ParkerTalking Empty Bed Blues

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    It’s “Empty Bed Blues”.

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