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Arlo Guthrie’s Thanksgiving Epic 'Alice’s Restaurant Massacree' Turns 50

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Hearing Arlo Guthrie's classic 18-minute long spoke-sung folk song "Alice's Restaurant Massacree" on multiple radio stations every Turkey Day is as much of a holiday tradition as watching the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade and avoiding political discussions like the plague. Earlier this year, the iconic folksinger hit the road with his supporting band for the Alice's Restaurant 50th Anniversary Tour which continues to meander across North America through May 2016. This weekend's annual Arlo Guthrie and Family Thanksgiving concert at Carnegie Hall celebrates the 50th anniversary of the incident that inspired the song.READ MORE

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