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Arlo Guthrie

Arlo Guthrie

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Arlo Guthrie (2010)

Interview by Karl Dallas, Rock's Backpages audio, 22 August 2010

Arlo talks about songwriting and the folk tradition; his memories of his father, Woody Guthrie; on guitar playing; music and politics, and his family's history of Huntington's chorea.

File format: mp3; file size: 55.7mb, interview length: 1h 00' 47" sound quality: ****

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Arlo Guthrie: One Of America's Most Interesting Young Folk Singers For Some Time

Interview by Karl Dallas, Melody Maker, 10 December 1966

PEOPLE WHO go along to hear Woody Guthrie's son, Arlo, during his three week tour of Britain expecting to hear a carbon copy of the ...

Arlo Guthrie: Cochrane Theatre, London

Live Review by Karl Dallas, Melody Maker, 17 December 1966

HIS hair is a lot longer — just about as bushy as dad's used to be in his heyday — and he's an inch or ...

Arlo Takes a Giant Step

Profile and Interview by Richard Goldstein, The New York Times, 5 November 1967

  WOODY GUTHRIE'S son Arlo is a folk-singer, too. ...

Loraine Alterman on Pop Records: The Shattering Impact of the Doors

Review by Loraine Alterman, Detroit Free Press, 5 November 1967

THE DOORS, with Jim Morrison singing lead in his urgent, compelling voice, lead you into the strange world of their music after the freaky album ...

Arlo Guthrie Telling His Story

Interview by Jacoba Atlas, KRLA Beat, 9 March 1968

HE'S SLIGHT OF build with long hair that hangs almost to his shoulders in curls. At 20, he is an incredible mixture of youth and ...

The NEW Blind Date: Alvin Lee

Review by uncredited writer, Melody Maker, 21 December 1968

ALVIN LEE, guitarist-leader of Ten Years After, recently returned from a successful Stateside tour, lent an ear to this week's selection of albums and singles ...

Arlo Guthrie: Alice's Restaurant (Dir. Arthur Penn; United Artists)

Film/DVD/TV Review by Lon Goddard, Record Mirror, 20 December 1969

THE FILM of Alice's Restaurant lacks the whimsical outlook that made the LP track of the same name. On the LP, Arlo Guthrie seeks to ...

Arlo Guthrie: Carnegie Hall, New York NY

Live Review by Mike Jahn, The New York Times, 27 December 1969

Love Tales Sung By Arlo Guthrie – Talking-Blues Style Marks Concert at Carnegie Hall ...

Arlo Guthrie: Trying to escape from Alice's Restaurant

Interview by Karl Dallas, Melody Maker, 21 February 1970

ARLO GUTHRIE is a young man trying to escape from Alice's Restaurant. He says he likes the movie, and he enjoyed seeing it again at ...

Various artists: Woodstock (Atlantic: 2663 001)

Review by Geoffrey Cannon, The Guardian, 17 July 1970

Update, 2020. Woodstock. The name has many meanings. There's Woodstock the town where Bob Dylan and the Band lived once. But the main resonance is ...

Arlo Guthrie, Linda Ronstadt: Civic Auditorium, San Francisco CA

Live Review by Philip Elwood, The San Francisco Examiner, 17 August 1970

Singers Survive Frightful Sound ...

Singer-Songwriters: Back To The Roots!

Overview by Dave Laing, Melody Maker, 21 June 1975

In this exclusive extract from a major new rock book, The Electric Muse, Dave Laing investigates the post-Woodstock singer/songwriter syndrome, and charts the rise in ...

Seeger and Guthrie: A Tradition Continues

Interview by Geoffrey Himes, Baltimore Sun, 22 July 1983

WHEN ARLO Guthrie and Pete Seeger performed together at Wolf Trap three summers ago, they managed to convince the sell-out crowd that they weren't really ...

Arlo Guthrie: 'Alice' is Back on the Menu

Report and Interview by Charles Bermant, What's Up, 23 March 2007

'ALICE'S RESTAURANT' is back on the menu. First released in 1967 as the title track of Arlo Guthrie's debut album, the 18-minute talking blues narrative ...

see also Woody Guthrie


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