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August 31st, 1967: Arlo Guthrie announces debut album, listen to a track here

Arlo Guthrie announces debut album, listen to a track here

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Arlo Guthrie (son of folk-singer Woody Guthrie) has announced the release of his debut album. Alice's Restaurant will be out this September on the Reprise record label. The opening track will apparently take up the entire first side of the album, clocking in at 18 minutes long. Guthrie performed all of "Alice's Restaurant Massacree" at the Newport Folk Festival last month.

Listen below to a track from the album, "Highway In The Wind".

Alice's Restaurant:

01 Alice's Restaurant Massacree

02 Chilling of the Evening

03 Ring-Around-a-Rosy Rag

04 Now and Then

05 I'm Going Home

06 The Motorcycle Song

07 Highway in the Wind

Arlo Guthrie announces debut album, listen to a track here
Arlo Guthrie at the 1967 Newport Folk Festival

Arlo Guthrie's father, Woody is currently being cared for at Creedmoor Psychiatric Center, suffering Huntington's disease. Revisit Bob Dylan's incredible tribute to Woody Guthrie from a few years ago "Last Thought's On Woody Guthrie."

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This summer Bob Dylan sat down for an interview with Jann Wenner of Rolling Stone magazine

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Read the transcript below of Dylan and Wenner's interview from June this year

 
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