Rising Son Records

Rising Son Records is an independent record label founded in 1983 by Arlo Guthrie. The company has been located in the Old Trinity Church in Housatonic, Massachusetts (a village in the town of Great Barrington) since 1992. The church was home to Alice and Ray Brock, whose Thanksgiving Day dinners were the inspiration for Guthrie's 1967 song "Alice's Restaurant Massacree". Two years later the song was released as a movie by the same name. Rising Son Records offers Guthrie's complete catalogue of music, excepting the original Alice's Restaurant album, which remains under the ownership of Warner Music Group. Also located in the Old Trinity Church is The Guthrie Center. Founded by Guthrie in 1991, The Guthrie Center, a not-for-profit interfaith church foundation dedicated to providing community services. Programs include art and music programs for children recovering from abuse, a lecture series with renowned guest speakers on diversified spiritual subjects, and support for the HIV/AIDS community.[1] In addition to Guthrie's own recordings, Rising Son Records also offers records involving Guthrie's daughters and friends.

Rising Son catalogue

Year Title Artist/Notes
2010 Mrs. Hollywood Xavier
2009 Tales of '69 Arlo Guthrie
2008 32Cents/Postage Due Arlo Guthrie with The Dillards
2007 Ex Tempore Johnny Irion
2007 In Times Like These Arlo Guthrie
2007 This Land is Your Land Film soundtrack (re-issue)
2005 Folk Uke Folk Uke
2005 Live in Sydney Arlo Guthrie
2005 The Last Train Gordon Titcomb
2004 Entirely Live Sarah Lee Guthrie & Johnny Irion; EP
2004 Better With You Terry A La Berry and Friends
2003 Songs from the Southland Hans Theessink
2003 Spain in My Heart Various
2002 Banjo Man – A Tribute to Derroll Adams Various
2000 Full Circle Xavier
1998 Lifeline Hans Theessink
1997 Journey On Hans Theessink
1991 Woody’s 20 Grow Big Songs Woody Guthrie
1986 Hard Travelin’ Film soundtrack
1986 Someday Arlo Guthrie
1982 Power of Love Arlo Guthrie
1979 Outlasting the Blues Arlo Guthrie
1978 One Night Arlo Guthrie
1976 Amigo Arlo Guthrie
1974 Arlo Guthrie Arlo Guthrie
1973 Last of the Brooklyn Cowboys Arlo Guthrie
1972 Hobo’s Lullabye Arlo Guthrie
1970 Washington County Arlo Guthrie
1969 Running Down the Road Arlo Guthrie
1968 Arlo Arlo Guthrie


  1. World Music Central. Retrieved June 26, 2007.

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