Everyone listens to "Alice's Restaurant" on Thanksgiving, and this year is the 50th anniversary -- yeah, really -- of that 18-22 year old song of revolt against being drafted. It's a great song in its way. But it wasn't the only great song to come out of that album.
The one I much more often sing is this one:
Well, I never sing the story. But listen to that, and the very different undercarriage to this version:
And this version, which is not the same song at all -- same lyrics, but the underlying beat is the Sesame Street song.
Well, pick your favorite. Just mount up and ride while the weather favors you.