Aug 08, · Additionally Jeff Tweedy co-wrote one song on the album with Irion, “Probably Gone.” Wassaic Way marks the latest entry in the ongoing creative relationship between the Guthrie family and Wilco. Sarah Lee is the daughter of Arlo Guthrie, and granddaughter of iconic folk singer Woody Guthrie, whose unfinished songs Wilco famously recorded.
Sarah Lee Guthrie and Johnny Irion — Wassaic Way ♠ "My dad was absolutely thrilled, of course, and would teach me stuff every day when we were on the road together. That was a really cool way to get to know my dad, because I'd never known him that way. And that's another thing that made it easy: my dad was so supportive.".
The married pair have a lot of history in their blood – Sarah Lee is the daughter of Arlo Guthrie / granddaughter of Woody, and Irion is a grandnephew of John Steinbeck. On their latest record Wassaic Way, they were joined by Wilco’s Jeff Tweedy, who helped create bold power pop / Americana twang. Stream and download the live session below.
WASHINGTON -- A day shy of a month ago, local musicians Sarah Lee Guthrie and Johnny Irion released "Wassaic Way," the couple's third studio album together and probably most acclaimed. Direct Current calls it, "a major new development in the duo's sonic development The pair's most cohesive and appealing album yet.".
Aug 06, · Wilco’s Jeff Tweedy and Patrick Sansone are continuing their alliance with the Guthrie family. Here, they produce Sarah Lee Guthrie (Woody's granddaughter and Arlo’s daughter) and her husband, Johnny Irion, for a far more pop outing than the days of Mermaid Avenue, where the Wilco guys tried their best to re-create the earthy folk melodies that Woody stuck to in his life.
Sarah Lee Guthrie & Johnny Irion is with Alan Kozlowski and 7 others. June 10 at PM · With all that’s taking place in the world these days, it feels important for me to share my personal story of the creative journey to my new song, “Inside the Endless OM”.