Amid Coronavirus Shutdowns, You Can’t Get Anything You Want at Alice’s Restaurant

Arlo Guthrie updates ‘Alice’s Restaurant’ lyrics to incorporate global pandemic

STOCKBRIDGE, MA — Fifty-three years after the debut of Alice’s Restaurant Massacree, Arlo Guthrie released an updated version of the hit song. “I felt it was careless of me to perpetrate the false idea that Alice irresponsibly kept her restaurant open for full dine-in service in the middle of a global pandemic, which requires all of us to stay at home and out of…