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ARLO GUTHRIE

BIOGRAPHY
 
Arlo Guthrie

An American folk singer. Like his father, Woody Guthrie, Arlo often sings songs of protest against social injustice.

Arlo Guthrie's most famous work is "Alice's Restaurant Massacree", a talking blues song that lasts for 18 minutes.

His most famous work is "Alice's Restaurant Massacree", a talking blues song that lasts 18 minutes and 34 seconds (in its original recorded version, Guthrie has been known to spin the story out to forty-five minutes in concert.

The Alice in the song is Alice Brock, who now runs an art gallery in Provincetown, Massachusetts.

The song, a bitingly satirical protest against the Vietnam War draft, is based on a true incident.

Guthrie's memorable appearance at the 1969 Woodstock Festival was documented in the Michael Wadleigh film Woodstock.

In the fall of 1975 during a benefit concert in Massachusetts, Arlo Guthrie performed with his band Shenandoah in public for the first time.

Arlo Guthrie is best known for being a musician, singer, and composer, throughout the years he has also appeared as an actor in films and on television.


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