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By Hank Reineke,Ronald Cohen

Arlo Guthrie, the son of America’s mythical dirt bowl troubadour Woody Guthrie and Martha Graham dancer Marjorie Mazia Guthrie, used to be reared within the rarefied surroundings of latest York City’s remnant outdated Left tradition, a interval that introduced jointly paintings, political motion, and folks tune. tune used to be a part of Guthrie’s existence from the very starting and his self-confessed earliest formative years reminiscence was once status knee-high subsequent to steer stomach, the blues legend and “King of the twelve-string Guitar.” Arlo's earliest mentors have been his father’s pals, and the child could study his craft from the giants of yank folks track: Pete Seeger, the Weavers, Cisco Houston, Josh White, Oscar model, Ramblin’ Jack Elliott, Brownie McGhee, and Sonny Terry.

Arlo Guthrie: The Warner/Reprise Years revisits Guthrie’s fifteen-year trip as a recording artist for the celebrated list label. Hank Reineke publications readers in the course of the colourful background of Guthrie’s such a lot inventive interval, whilst the droll, shaggy-haired troubadour promised in music “new global" was once absolutely coming. In his considerate attention of Guthrie's profession as a favored, if idiosyncratic, recording artist for the Reprise/Warner Bros. label, Reineke regales readers with tales at the back of the amazing good fortune of Guthrie’s speaking blues-turned-movie Alice’s Restaurant and his celebrated visual appeal on the 1969 Woodstock competition. Guthrie’s time at Reprise/Warner Bros. from 1967 to 1982 observed twelve severely acclaimed solo albums, staple singles of FM radio (“Coming Into l. a.” and “City of recent Orleans”), and 2 valuable folk-music recording collaborations with Pete Seeger.

With a glance at Guthrie’s lifestyles and instances earlier than and after this prolific interval of his occupation, Arlo Guthrie: The Warner/Reprise Years is the 1st biography devoted completely to this proficient artist. A goldmine of data at the Guthrie family's legacy to American track, the counterculture of the Nineteen Sixties, and the list of the Seventies, this paintings additionally incorporates a distinct bibliography in addition to the 1st complete discography of Guthrie’s recordings during the latest. Arlo Guthrie: The Warner/Reprise Years will attract well known track historians, folk-rock enthusiasts, and readers drawn to the yank counterculture of the Sixties and 1970s.

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