Only half a kilometer from the railway track …

It’s Thanksgiving Day here in the United States. I usually celebrate the day with my family in Connecticut, where I watch the road race in my hometown. Unfortunately, this tradition is on hiatus again this year due to the COVID-19 pandemic and some other factors attributed to the work schedule. A non-stop Thanksgiving tradition is listening to Alice’s Restaurant. If you feel like joining me in this tradition, here’s Arlo Guthrie performing with Alice’s Restaurant.

Good listening! Happy Thanksgiving!
(Did you notice this was posted exactly at noon?)

Fun fact! If you search for the song on Wolfram Alpha, you will find a chart of Wikipedia traffic for the keyword “Alice’s Restaurant.” So the question / cultural history lesson for students is “why do people search for that term around Thanksgiving?”

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