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Featured Artist. Arlo Guthrie 1947 -. Discography. Arlo Gutrhie: A Timeline. Arlo Guthrie has, for many years, been a respected fixture in the American folk music tradition. Early musical influences. His early life was deeply involved in music. - PowerPoint PPT Presentation


<ul><li><p>Arlo Guthrie1947 - FeaturedArtist</p></li><li><p>Discography</p></li><li><p>Arlo Gutrhie: A Timeline</p></li><li><p>Arlo Guthrie has, for many years, been a respected fixture in the American folk music tradition.</p></li><li><p>His early life was deeply involved in music.</p><p>His father was the legendary Woody Guthrie, and his mother was a dancer with the Martha Graham company.In addition, his fathers friends and associates (Pete Seeger, Leadbelly, Lee Hayes, etc.) were regular fixtures in his experience.He learned to play guitar and harmonica at a very young age.Early musical influences</p></li><li><p>He knew that music would be his career at an early age.While still in his teens, he was a regular on the coffee house circuit in New York.He also played and sang at coffee houses and clubs in Philadelphia and Boston.His most famous record, Alices Restaurant, was released in 1967 when he was a mere twenty years old.Career development</p></li><li><p>Arlo has used his music to promote, protest, and/or comment upon his opinions about political and social issues.Alices Restaurant, of course, protested the war in Vietnam (as well as told the story of Guthries dismissal from the draft).Im Changing My Name to Chrysler (written by Tom Paxton), which Arlo recorded on the Precious Friend album with Pete Seeger, is his commentary on the U.S. government bail out (via federal loan guarantees) of the Chrysler Motor Company in 1979 at the behest of Lee Iacocca.The Neutron Bomb is Guthries tongue-in-cheek exploration of the nuclear weapon situation post World War II while the Cod War was still a consideration.Arlo Guthrie has taken up the reins of his fathers and Pete Seegers generation of folk musicians, and used his early professional experiences to continue the traditions of American folk music.Purpose of the music</p></li><li><p>Album cover for Washington County or video clips to beplayed</p><p></p></li><li><p>BibliographyArlo Guthrie. CMT Artists: Biography. Country Music Television, Inc., 7 may 2007 ,;.Arlo Guthrie Discography. Star Pulse. 2007 All media Guide LLC. 7 May 2007,http;//,_Arlo/Discography/Index/P1994/1/..Downin, Dave. The Official Oughtabiography of Arlo Guthrie. 2007. 7 May 2007 ,, Claudia. Arlo Guthrie. Progressive 57 (Feb. 1993): 32-35Grimbly, Shona ed., Fold Music.The Story of Music: Folk, Country, and Cajun Music. Groiler Educational. 2001.Partridge, Elizabeth. This land Was made fo you and Me. NY: Penguin Putnam Books, 2002.</p></li></ul>