Arlo Guthrie

Wednesday, October 29, 2003 - 11:00 a.m.
Arlo Guthrie

The eldest son of legendary folk singer Woody Guthrie, Arlo Guthrie launched his own recording career in 1967 with his cult classic, talking-blues epic about draft dodging, "Alice's Restaurant." Nearly four decades later, his...

The eldest son of legendary folk singer Woody Guthrie, Arlo Guthrie launched his own recording career in 1967 with his cult classic, talking-blues epic about draft dodging, "Alice's Restaurant." Nearly four decades later, his music is attracting a whole new generation. He talks with Diane about his musical legacy and what it's like to now perform onstage with his son and daughter.

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Arlo Guthrie

folk singer and composer. He's the founder of Rising Son Records, the Guthrie Center, and the Guthrie Foundation.

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