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  1. Alice of 'Alice's Restaurant' Is Back in TownRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Dec 3 | OpEdNews

    On this year's Thanksgiving Day I was thrilled to view the PBS replay of the 50thh anniversary concert celebrating Arlo Guthrie's eighteen-minute hilarious musical monologue , "Alice's Restaurant Massacree," that recounts the quirky events which inspired the 1969 film Alice's Restaurant . The anniversary concert was originally performed at the Colonial Theater in Pittsfield Massachusetts May 21, 2015, and aired on PBS on Thanksgiving Day, Nov. 26, 2015.


  2. Arlo Guthrie Talks Annual Carnegie Concert, Next Generation of Family MusiciansRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 24 | Billboard

    ... I'm here, for as long as I'm able to do it." What Guthrie won't be doing this year is playing his fabled "Alice's Restaurant Massacree," the 18-minute opus that's also celebrating its 50th anniversary this year -- though Guthrie started ...


  3. A Thanksgiving Tradition: Celebrating 50 Years Of Arlo Guthrie's...Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 23 | JamBase

    Thanksgiving is a holiday filled with traditions as people across the United States come together for some combination of food, football and family, while also reflecting on what they're truly thankful for. It's a holiday that is also tied into two very specific musical traditions - The Last Waltz - The Band's star-studded farewell concert that famously took place on Thanksgiving Day in 1976 and Arlo Guthrie 's 18-plus minute anti-establishment, anti-war ode "Alice's Restaurant Massacree," which is celebrating it's 50th anniversary this year.


  4. The Ultimate Thanksgiving SongRead the original story

    Thursday Nov 23 | Aquarius Papers

    ... g, the same length as the gap in the Nixon Watergate tapes. For your enjoyment, a 22+ minute version of "Alice's Restaurant Massacree." (as he originally stated, "with full orchestration and five part harmony...") And sing it with feelin', of course!


  5. Thanksgiving's Theme Song: Arlo Guthrie's...Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 23 | Nippertown!

    Arlo Guthrie , who changed the paradigm of late '60s folk music with his song "Alice's Restaurant Massacree," celebrates the 50th anniversary of his first appearance at Carnegie Hall , the storied New York City theater, on Saturday night . Billed as "Arlo Guthrie and Family," the annual Thanksgiving concert will feature three generations of Guthries.


  6. Happy Thanksgiving 2017, EveryoneRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 23 | Time Goes By

    ... bad day. In 2013, I vowed that due to my delight at rediscovering Arlo Guthrie's epic Thanksgiving fable, Alice's Restaurant , after the decade or two it lay somewhere in memory limbo, I would make the song the annual holiday anthem of TimeGoesBy. ...


  7. A Brief History of "Alice's Restaurant"Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 22 | Neatorama

    Arlo Guthrie got arrested in 1965, he wrote a little song about it. One of the reasons that the song has lasted so long is that it happened on Thanksgiving, so that "Alice's Restaurant" has become classic for a holiday that has a dearth of songs.


  8. The secret Jewish history of "Alice's Restaurant"Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 22 | The Gazette

    ... 1965. For those of you who don't know what I am talking about, here is a Cliff's Notes version. "Alice's Restaurant" consists of Arlo Guthrie delivering a long, guitar-accompanied monologue (a talking blues, really - an art form that his father, the ...


  9. Adam Sandler's 'Thanksgiving Song' RevisitedRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 22 | WCBS-FM New York

    ... sales that kick in the next day. Thanksgiving also brings a handful of holiday songs (Arlo Guthrie's " Alice's Restaurant " immediately comes to mind), and a more contemporary holiday classic, Adam Sandler's "Thanksgiving Song." Original debuted ...


  10. Guthrie Center carries on Thanksgiving tradition with free community mealRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 22 | Berkshire Eagle

    ... Center - the real-life place that inspired one of the USA's greatest anti-war songs, Arlo Guthrie's "Alice's Restaurant Masacree." The bags are hung in celebration of the center's Thanksgiving Day free community meal, says center director George ...


  11. And now, your holiday programming schedule for WXPNRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 21 | WXPN-FM Philadelphia

    ... At Noon, host Helen Leicht presents WXPN's annual broadcast of the classic Thanksgiving song "Alice's Restaurant" by Arlo Guthrie. Tuesday, December 19: 9th Annual XPN Local Home for the Holidays Show (8 p.m. to 10 p.m.) This year, host Helen ...


  12. Stylish New England spots to wine and dine in style on turkey dayRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 16 |

    We've rounded up some of the best spots in New England to wine and dine on a Thanksgiving dinner that, as Arlo Guthrie says, couldn't be beat. Key to note: Unlike at Alice's Restaurant, reservations are required and seats fill fast.


  13. The WFUV Feastival Returns For 2017Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 16 |

    ... (at Gibson New York Showroom), and more between 10 a.m. and midnight, including the ritual playing of "Alice's Restaurant" by Arlo Guthrie at noon. On Friday, the Feastival continues from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., with sets from Lake Street Dive (at BRIC ...


  14. a Prepare to be happya : a Q&a with Arlo Guthrie before his Oct. 27 show in WBRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 18, 2017 | Weekender

    Arlo Guthrie performs during the Arlo Guthrie: Alice's Restaurant 50th Anniversary Tour at the Ferst Center For The Arts in 2015 in Atlanta.


  15. Arlo Guthrie on Dad Woody's Legacy 50 Years After Death: Protest...Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 11, 2017 | Billboard

    ... Trump was pushing for a wall along the border with Mexico. Arlo Guthrie released his own protest anthem, "Alice's Restaurant Massacree," a satirical tune about his experience with the Vietnam draft. The success of that epic, 18-minute record helped ...


  16. Music has nurtured four generations of GuthriesRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 10, 2017 |

    Music has nurtured four generations of Guthries Arlo Guthrie, the patriarch of the legendary American music family, headlines the Re:Generation Tour at Memorial Hall Wednesday Check out this story on This year marks four milestone anniversaries for Arlo Guthrie. His mother, Marjorie, was born in 1917 , he was born in 1947 , released "Alice's Restaurant" and said goodbye to his father, Woody, in 1967 .


  17. October Shows Announced at City Winery ChicagoRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 26, 2017 |

    ... and political-social commentators. Guthrie's career exploded in 1967 with the release of "Alice's Restaurant," whose title song premiered at the Newport Folk Festival and helped foster a new commitment among the '60s generation to social ...


  18. Folk Music Icon Arlo Guthrie to Play the Davidson, 10/19Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 7, 2017 |

    In 1967, the career of Arlo Guthrie, eldest son of America's beloved singer/writer/philosopher Woody Guthrie , exploded with the release of Alice's Restaurant, whose title track helped foster a generation's commitment to social consciousness and activism. Classically styled folk songs, intermingled with clever storytelling, have become Guthrie's trademark, demonstrated through his live performances of remarkable multi-instrumental musicianship interlaced with heartfelt tales and anecdotes.


  19. Tramp-Rock TroubadorRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 31, 2017 | The Memphis Flyer

    ... set. A few months later, thanks to a faithfully reproduced version of Guthrie's signature song, "Alice's Restaurant," Sykes had picked up a regular gig in a Charleston, South Carolina, hotel. In the 50 years since that fateful first contact with ...


  20. Warner Theatre Welcomes Arlo Guthrie Next MonthRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 21, 2017 |

    ... and political-social commentators. Arlo Guthrie's career exploded in 1967 with the release of "Alice's Restaurant", whose title song premiered at the Newport Folk Festival helped foster a new commitment among the '60s generation to social ...