Alice's Restaurant (album)

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Alice's Restaurant
Alice's Restaurant.jpg
Studio album by
ReleasedOctober 1967
GenreFolk
Length34:36
LabelReprise
ProducerFred Hellerman
Arlo Guthrie chronology
Alice's Restaurant
(1967)
Arlo
(1968)
Professional ratings
Review scores
SourceRating
Allmusic4/5 stars [1]
Rolling Stone(Positive)[2]
The Village VoiceB+[3]

Alice's Restaurant is the debut album by Arlo Guthrie released in September 1967 by Reprise Records. It features one of his most famous songs, "Alice's Restaurant Massacree". A steady seller, the album peaked at #29 on the Billboard 200 album chart on the week of March 2, 1968.[4]

In 1996, Guthrie recorded the same material live for the album Alice's Restaurant: The Massacree Revisited.

Track listing[edit]

All tracks written by Arlo Guthrie.

Side one
No.TitleLength
1."Alice's Restaurant Massacree"18:20
Side two
No.TitleLength
2."Chilling of the Evening"3:01
3."Ring-Around-a-Rosy Rag"2:10
4."Now and Then"2:15
5."I'm Going Home"3:12
6."The Motorcycle Song"2:58
7."Highway in the Wind"2:40
Total length:34:36

Personnel[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Lindsay Planer. "Alice's Restaurant - Arlo Guthrie | Songs, Reviews, Credits, Awards". AllMusic. Retrieved 2013-11-29.
  2. ^ Jann Wenner (April 20, 2000). "Alice's Restaurant: 30th Anniversary Edition". Rolling Stone. Archived from the original on May 14, 2008.
  3. ^ Christgau, Robert (December 20, 1976). "Christgau's Consumer Guide to 1967". The Village Voice. New York. p. 69. Retrieved June 22, 2013.
  4. ^ https://www.billboard.com/charts/billboard-200/1968-03-02