Arlo Guthrie’s Cyclone of Steel Guitars

Another shiny nugget from my golden Ohio youth. This is “Runnin’ Down the Road” by Arlo Guthrie, a frantically hopeful song about getting one’s life in gear. It could be heard shrieking from the windows of my mother’s ‘72 Monte Carlo on Friday and Saturday nights when I screamed past the “Center Of The World” sign on Route 5 at 120 MPH on my way home, sometime after 3 AM.

This one’s my music theme for the day as I run down the road with my fellow Rowdy Roasters.

Posted by StrangeAppar8us on 12/12/12 at 06:39 PM • Permalink

Categories: I Don't Know Much About Art, But I Know What I LikeMusicYouTubidity

Share this post:  Share via Twitter   Share via BlinkList   Share via del.icio.us   Share via Digg   Share via Email   Share via Facebook   Share via Fark   Share via NewsVine   Share via Propeller   Share via Reddit   Share via StumbleUpon   Share via Technorati  

I’ve always loved Arlo.  Haven’t heard this song though - thanks!

I made my daughter listen to Alice’s Restaurant on a car drive a few years back.  She was sooooo sure that an old hippie song would be sooooo boring but was rocking to it by the time it ended!

Page 1 of 1 pages

Sorry, commenting is closed for this post.

<< Back to main