Arlo Guthrie

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Birthday
10, 1947
Birthplace
Coney Island, NY
Birth Sign
Cancer
Birthday
10, 1947 (age 69)
Birthplace
Coney Island, NY

About

Son of Woody Guthrie who sang "Alice's Restaurant Massacree" in 1966. His song "Massachusetts" was so well-received in his home state that it became the state song.

Before Fame

He received musical instruction from his Bar Mitzvah rabbi. He enrolled at Rocky Mountain College in 1965 but did not graduate.

Trivia

He is a registered Republican but many of his folk songs express anti-war, pro-drugs, anti-Nixon, and other sentiments considered liberal.

Family Life

He married Jackie Guthrie on October 9, 1969 and they had four children together before Jackie passed away in 2012.

Associated With

He has performed with Emmylou Harris.

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