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Dear Mr. President - Arlo Guthrie and Jay Farrar

Video - Arlo Guthrie "Presidential Rag."

Video - Arlo Guthrie addressing President Nixon in his song "Presidential Rag."

"Presidential Rag" video

Lyrics - "Presidential Rag"

Lyrics - "Presidential Rag" by Arlo Guthrie, written to address President Nixon and the Watergate scandal. 

Courtesy of Arlo and Jackie Guthrie Family Archive.

Button - Harris/Arlo Guthrie campaign pin

Button - Arlo Guthrie concert tour for Fred Harris, 1976.

Courtesy of Arlo and Jackie Guthrie Family Archives.

Following in his father Woody's footsteps, Arlo Guthrie continues the family tradition of being an outspoken artist-activist. In 1976, Arlo and his family joined the Fred Harris presidential campaign, touring the country and providing music to encourage voting for Harris. Arlo continues working for the common people through activities at the Guthrie Center at the Old Trinity Church in Massachusetts, bringing people together for cultural, educational, and spiritual exchanges and working to meet the needs of the community. https://guthriecenter.org/

Dear Mr. President - Arlo Guthrie and Jay Farrar