Tuesday, March 22, 2011

Great Versions of the Song "Deportee (Plane Wreck at Los Gatos)"

 

Over on the ImmProf listserve, Professor Margaret Taylor (Wake Forest) shared a number of video versions of the song "Deportee," the famous Woody Guthrie song

A duet between Arlo Guthrie and Emmylou Harris

Arlo Guthrie

Joan Baez

The Highwaymen (Waylon Jennings, Willie Nelson, Johnny Cash, Kris Kristofferson)

Dolly Parton

Bruce Springsteen

The Byrds

Or you can purchase Dan Kanstroom’s CD here.

UPDATE (MARCH 24): 

Ruben Rumbaut (UC Irvine) provided more immigration videos:

Todos Vuelven 

 Vivan los Mojados, also from Los Tigres del Norte

Canción Mixteca by Lila Downs

KJ

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