Celebrating 100 Years of Folk Legend Woody Guthrie - Public Radio's The Dinner Party by The Dinner Party Download published on 2012-07-16T21:52:53Z This weekend, cities around the country are celebrating the 100th birthday of folk legend Woody Guthrie (Born July 14, 1912). To join the party, we asked writer-professor Ed Cray, the first biographer with total access to Guthrie’s extensive archives, to share a few lesser-known insights about the man and his music. (Cray’s Guthrie biography “Ramblin Man”is being rereleased this summer). -- The Dinner Party" (www.dinnerpartydownload.com) is a smart, funny public radio show about everything excellent in culture, from the company that brings you "Marketplace." Think NPR meets Vanity Fair. In each episode, hosts Rico Gagliano & Brendan Francis Newnam talk with some of the world's most interesting celebrities, and along the way equip you with bad jokes, fresh drink recipes, hot food finds, odd news items... and etiquette tips from the likes of Henry Rollins and Dick Cavett. Past guests include Michelle Williams, Judd Apatow, Kid Cudi, Sir Richard Branson and others. Wallpaper magazine calls us one of their "40 Reasons To Live In The USA.