“Kid, I want you to go over and sit down on that bench that says Group W.”
Arlo at home this past summer (like the rest of us), got together with his band and recorded some sessions and collected archival videos. Some of the recordings are being referred to as the Group W Bench Sessions; a three part series named after the famous bench— the first session premieres Saturday, November 28th! Presented by Rising Son Records.
It’s been a great 50+ years of being a working entertainer, but I reached the difficult decision that touring and stage shows are no longer possible. That’s the short version. For the longer version continue reading…
As a folksinger, I never really thought much about getting older. It seemed to me that I could just continue year after year, decade after decade, singing and playing as I had done for most of my life. As the years went by, it got more difficult to keep touring, but I did it, mostly because I’d been doing it my entire life. It was the life I knew and loved.