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Students in Charleston learn about singer Woodie Guthrie

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Students had the opportunity to learn about a legendary musician, and hear some good music on Monday in Charleston.

Mick Souter performed songs as part of his show called the "Roads and Rails of Woodie Guthrie". Souter brought his show to the Mountaineer Montessori school.

This year is the 100th birthday for Woodie Guthrie, who wrote more than 1,000 children's songs, ballads and songs about the dust bowl era.

Souter said his goal is to educate as well as entertain. "A lot of times I find out the students, often the teachers, have no idea who these people were, so I get to familiarize the students make them aware of these very important, very influential American composers who, who, who influenced many different things through their music and through their lives," said Mick Souter.