Woody Guthrie in California

Woody Guthrie and Maxine Crissman started performing on KFVD in Los Angeles as The Woody and Lefty Lou Show in 1937. In 1938 a big offer came to move the program to 1010 XELO-AM in Tijuana. The deal included a big raise, a longer program and creative control. It was a “border blaster” that sent Woody’s program across the…… Continue reading Woody Guthrie in California

Speedy West Custom D-10

Front, back and necks are walnut with decorative wood inlay.

Probably the first or second guitar made for Speedy West by Marlen. Serial number 270823.

Music Workshop

The Cloverdale Music Workshop meets twice a month at the Arts Alliance gallery, once acoustic and once electric. Contact for details: