Country Joe is releasing a two-disc live set tribute to Woody Guthrie.
He was a red diaper baby, and “Fixin’ to Die Rag” by Country Joe and Fish was the anthem of the Vietnam antiwar protests. Yes, I was at Woodstock when he, uh, revised the Fish cheer.
“I really can’t separate my life and career from the Woodstock fâ€”- cheer.”
A vet himself, he advocates strongly for military veterans and continues recording. I’m glad he’s still active. (The photo is him just before performing at Woodstock.)
“I’ve been blessed to have a career in this children’s game of rock’n’roll and folk music.”