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Arlo Guthrie Hangs It Up: Read the Complete Text of His Moving Social Media Message

Photo courtesy of Arlo Guthrie  Arlo Guthrie has been a fixture on the music scene for well over 50 years. The 1967 release of his debut album  Alice's Restaurant  with its sidelong title track , seemingly overnight put him on the map (irrespective of his famous father), and also made him a hero of the counterculture.  It was good to see him perform in the Woodstock movie. He also sounded great on his cover of " City of New Orleans " (Steve Goodman).  I am glad that I had the opportunity to see him in concert at the Keswick in Glenside in the fall of 2010. The white hair shouldn't have been a shock, and I'll tell you that his easy rapport with the audience was matched by one terrific evening of good music.  It is sad, in a way, to come to gripes with getting older, but Arlo has made an indelible mark upon music and culture. What follows is the complete text of Arlo's post from earlier today. Gone Fishing It’s been a great 50+ years of being a working entertain