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Woody Guthrie Expert, Educator Guy Logsdon Dies

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Musician and historian Dr. Guy Logsdon has passed away. Logsdon was a recognized authority on Woody Guthrie, Bob Wills and Johnnie Lee Wills, western and cowboy music, and Oklahoma history. 

He passed away Monday, February 5, 2018, according to the Woody Guthrie Center. 

Dr. Logsdon authored books on his passions including "Woody's Road: Woody Guthrie's Letters Home, Drawings, Photos, and Other Unburied Treasures" and "Saddle Serenaders." Both are available on Amazon.

2/4/2012 Related Story: Oklahoma's Own: Exhibit Celebrates Folk Singer Woody Guthrie

Logsdon was a director of libraries and professor of education at the University of Tulsa. He also published a history of TU.

Dr. Logsdon served on the board of the Oklahoma Historical Society and was an early supporter of OKPOP Museum. 

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