- Performer:My Morning Jacket
- Title:This Land is Your Land
- Style:Alternative Country-Rock,Neo-Psychedelia,Alternative/Indie Rock
- Date of release:October 27, 2014
- Size FLAC version1757 megabytes
- Size MP3 version1525 megabytes
- Size WMA version1249 megabytes
- Formats:DTS MPC MMF AHX MOD ASF
This land is your land This land is my land From California to the New York island From the red wood forest to the Gulf Stream waters This land was made for you and Me. As I was walking that ribbon of highway I saw above me that endless skyway I saw below me that golden valley This land was made for you and me. I've roamed and rambled and I followed my footsteps To the sparkling sands of her diamond deserts And all around me a voice was sounding This land was made for you and me. When the sun came shining, and I was strolling And the wheat fields waving and the dust clouds rolling As the.
This Land Is Your Land" is one of the United States' most famous folk songs. Its lyrics were written by American folk singer Woody Guthrie in 1940, based on an existing melody, a Carter Family tune called "When the World's on Fire", in critical response to Irving Berlin's "God Bless America. When Guthrie was tired of hearing Kate Smith sing "God Bless America" on the radio in the late 1930s, he sarcastically called his song "God Blessed America for Me" before renaming it "This Land Is Your Land.
Freedom Imagination Late Night Introspection Mischief. This Land is Your Land.
Back in 2012, frontman Jim James teamed with members of Son Volt and Gob Iron for a tribute album and accompanying tour. Now, MMJ has unveiled a cover Guthrie’s iconic, This Land Is Your Land. The band maintains much of the charming simplicity of the song, albeit fleshing it out with a bit more musical girth. The breezy twang still serves as the core, but now it wonders through a bluegrass-inspired meadow of sweeping slide guitar and some upbeat percussion
Kentucky rockers My Morning Jacket have recorded a cover of Woody Guthrie’s This Land Is Your Land and released the track as a digital download to raise funds to help protect, preserve, and celebrate public lands. The track was commissioned by The North Face as part of a partnership with .
My Morning Jacket recorded a cover of Woody Guthrie’s This Land Is Your Land as a part of North Face’s Your Land campaign. The folk classic - which MMJ frontman Jim James calls the most eternal song when it comes to America - provides a moving soundtrack for the North Face TV spot. James says he fell in love with the song when visiting the Woody Guthrie Archives in Tulsa, Oklahoma. The commercial will be aired on November 9, and run through December. But you can listen to it now.
CreditsWoody Guthrie - Composer
My Morning Jacket - Primary Artist
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