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Tuning in to Alice’s Restaurant on the Radio on Thanksgiving 2016

Happy early Thanksgiving! After a particularly contentious Presidential election, many families are anxious about upcoming holiday gatherings. Some are banning political conversations, whereas others are setting ground rules for polite discourse. Perhaps the long-standing radio tradition of listening to Arlo Guthrie’s Alice’s Restaurant on Thanksgiving can serve as a welcome distraction, bringing families together to […]

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Thanksgiving 2014 Brings Another Chance to Hear Alice’s Restaurant on the Radio

Catch Alice’s Restaurant this Thanksgiving 2016. See our updated list. Once again it’s time for my annual run-down of some of the radio stations playing the Arlo Guthrie epic “Alice’s Restaurant” as part of an annual Thanksgiving Day tradition. There’s no exhaustive list of stations that plan to air the song, so I suggest you […]

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Scanning the 2013 Thanksgiving Radio Dial for Alice’s Restaurant Broadcasts

Catch Alice’s Restaurant this Thanksgiving 2016. See our updated list. Although people have mixed feelings about the annual radio broadcasts of Arlo Guthrie’s 18-minute plus epic “Alice’s Restaurant” on Thanksgiving, it’s something that has become a tradition for many families and radio stations. This year is no exception, with stations all over the country setting […]

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Thanksgiving “Alice’s Restaurant” Radio Tradition Continues in 2012

Catch Alice’s Restaurant this Thanksgiving 2016. See our updated list. A few years back I wrote about the tradition of many radio stations playing the lengthy song “Alice’s Restaurant” on Thanksgiving. Every year I’m curious to see how many stations plan to play the classic folk song. Apparently listeners are vocal about their desire to […]

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Thanksgiving Radio: Alice’s Restaurant, the Beatles, and Radio Drama

Catch Alice’s Restaurant this Thanksgiving 2016. See our updated list. Every year on Thanksgiving a number of stations all over the United States air the 18 minute plus song “Alice’s Restaurant” by Arlo Guthrie. Here in San Francisco, KFOG (104.5FM San Francisco/97.7FM San Jose) has been honoring that tradition for many years and will air […]

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