I-95’s Thanksgiving Tradition ‘Alice’s Restaurant’ – When and Where to Hear It
Thanksgiving Day has some great traditions, like food, family, football, the Macy's parade, and Arlo Guthrie's Thanksgiving Classic, "Alice's Restaurant." I-95 will play "Alice" three times on Thanksgiving Day- at 8am, Noon, and 5pm.
"Alice's Restaurant" made Arlo Guthrie a superstar in the late 1960's. The song tells the true stories of Arlo's littering arrest in Stockbridge, Massachusetts on Thanksgiving Day in 1965, and his subsequent banishment to the "Group W Bench" when he went to register for the Draft.
You can hear the entire Thanksgiving-related Classic three times this Thursday: at 8 am, noon and 5 pm. Why three times? Over the years we have found that our Thanksgiving Day listening is varied much more than usual based our listeners' many different family meals, high school football games, etc. So, no matter what time we played it we were getting requests to play it again. Over the years we decided to just let it rip thee times and a tradition was born! Pull up a chair at the Restaurant this Thursday, and bring your "27 8x10 colored glossy photographs with circles and arrows and a paragraph on the back of each one." We'll be ready for you!
We'll also be giving away one last pair of tickets to see Arlo's annual Thanksgiving concert at Carnegie Hall in New York City this Saturday night along with the 8 AM play of the song.