- The Motorcycle Song - Arlo Guthrie
- Motorcycle (Significance Of The Pickle) Song - Arlo Guthrie
- I Don't Want A Pickle
- I Just Want To Ride On My Motorcycle
- I Just Want To Ride On My Motorsickle
- The Bitter End (New York, NY) (1968 live version)
Available on (*):
- 1967 LP Alice's Restaurant (Reprise 6267; studio version)
- 1968 LP Arlo (Reprise 6299, September, 1968; live version)
- 1977 LP The Best Of Arlo Guthrie (Warner Brothers BSK-3117; "Significance Of The Pickle" live version)
Topics (not including words that are part of the title):
- near-death experience
- The 1968 live version expands on the studio version by including a long spoken-word section about the writing of the song. This is the version Dr. Demento normally plays.
- The 1977 live version includes a re-telling of the story of the song's genesis, including the significance of the pickle.
- #17 1968 (as part of album Alice's Restaurant)
- #100 1968 (as part of album Arlo)
general information about Arlo Guthrie
General type of music:
Also recorded with:
- Pete Seeger
interesting facts (click to see playlist of show on which fact was mentioned, if applicable):
- son of Woody Guthrie, the famous folk singer
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* Note that it may be available on other releases or formats than are listed, and some releases listed may not be currently available. Generally the first release is listed, along with a commonly available release (for items that aren't out of print), and any Dr. Demento compilations on which it has appeared. Albums may be out of print in their original format but still available in another format. We suggest checking various online stores or the artist's web site (if applicable) to determine current availability.