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Allen Ginsberg – First Blues 1971-83 (Rare Recording Incl. Bob Dylan) (2CD)

Allen Ginsberg – First Blues 1971-83
Rare Recording Incl. Bob Dylan
2CD

Fascinating collection of Ginsberg music/poetry odds and ends!

This includes a few tracks from sessions with Bob DYLAN from 1971!

Although quite over-rated as a poet, some of the pieces in here are quite good.

As I listen to this two-CD recording by the late Allen Ginsberg, I cannot help thinking about Dick Cheney. The American vice president might just be the exact polar opposite of Allen Ginsberg, kind of a beat Dr. Evil. I suspect he’s never heard Ginsberg read his unexpurgated Buddhist poetry or joined a sing-along with his harmonium. But then again, who knows what Cheney does in his bunker. He might be learning the lyrics to “Everybody Sing”—”everybody is just a little bit homosexual, whether they like it or not.”

The famous poet was nearly beatified before his death in 1997. His recordings have included poetry readings, of course, but also song. His most easily accessible release would be The Lion For Real (Great Jones, 1989), a Hal Willner-produced session with jazz artists Marc Ribot, Arto Lindsay and Bill Frisell. He also recorded with Philip Glass, Paul McCartney and The Clash.

First Blues, a reissue of a long out-of-print LP, revives these sessions from 1971 (with Bob Dylan and Anne Waldman), 1976 (with famous producer John Hammond) and 1981. Ginsberg’s naked voice is quite honest. Like his poetry, he can strip a lyric to plain meaning, whether he speaks about war, corporate greed or sex with young men. Like the late recordings of John Lennon, pretensions are dropped. How else can you sing about dildos and eternity?

File these sessions as Ginsberg unplugged, covering tunes he is famous for: “Father Death Blues,” “Vomit Express (Going To Puerto Rico),” and “CIA Dope Calypso.” Raw, funny and beautiful, his life and his karma endures in this music. I don’t know if we should miss him in these troubled times or we should be happy he doesn’t have to endure them.


Track listing: CD1: Going To San Diego; Vomit Express; Jimmy Berman (Gay Lib Rag); NY Youth Call Annunciation; CIA Dope Calypso; Put Down Yr Cigarette Rag; Sickness Blues; Broken Bone Blues; Stay Away From White House; Hard-On Blues; Guru Blues. CD2: Everybody Sing; Gospel Nobel Truths; Bus Ride Ballad To Suva; Prayer Blues – 1972; Love Forgiven; Father Death Blues; Dope Fiend Blues Tyger; You Are My Dildo; Old Pond; No Reason; My Pretty Rode Tree; Capitol Air.

Personnel: Allen Ginsberg: vocals, harmonium, finger cymbals, song sticks; David Amram: French horn, flute, recorder, piano, hi-hat; Perry Robinson: clarinet, Bob Dylan: guitar; Happy Traum: banjo; Jon Sholle: guitar, bass, banjo, ukulele, harmonizer, maracas, drums; Surya: zither; Moruga: drums; Arthur Russell: cello, tambourine; David Mansfield: mandolin, bass guitar, pedal steel guitar, violin; Stephen Taylor: recorder, guitar, conga; Peter Orlovsky: vocals.

By Mark Corroto

Published: April 02, 2006

Allen Ginsberg – Father Death Blues

Hey Father Death, I’m flying home
past streets that should bare your name
and sad shadows Tattooed with a bolar cap and your 6 foot frame.
Hey Father Death I’m taking flight
I was drinking whiskey while you slipped into the night

I wear your clothes when they get tattered, hand me down words
34-32 wrapped in plastic
You loved walking but now that is not why we pace.
And if coming to terms sounds like an agreement, its illuminated
you were not bound to this place.
I can see it in your books
Snider, Bukowski, the zen reader
You the child friendly, draft dodging – aging hipster.

You gave me Howl as a Christmas present twice.

And left father death blues open in your study
For sons to find and sing

Genius Death your art is done
Lover Death your body’s gone
Father Death I’m coming home

But no one sings today, although we should, instead
talk turns to running
As it often does when facing each other becomes hard.
The father is also a son,
Life in circles, but
Gifts born to this community
Cannot be undone.
So we have come, to

Celebrate
Style, grace, genius
Celebrate
Father, friend, mentor
To Celebrate
Flying home

and

Teacher Death I do thank you
For inspiring me to sing this Blues

Allen Ginsberg singing Father Death Blues. From an interview on the BBC’s ‘Face to Face’ program.

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Tracklisting

Disc: 1

1. Going To San Diego
2. Vomit Express
3. Jimmy Berman (Gay Lib Rag)
4. NY Youth Call Annunciation
5. CIA Dope Calypso
6. Put Down Yr Cigarette Rag
7. Sickness Blues
8. Broken Bone Blues
9. Stay Away From White House
10. Hard-on Blues
11. Guru Blues

Disc: 2
1. Everybody Sing
2. Gospel Nobel Truths
3. Bus Ride Ballad To Suva
4. Prayer Blues
5. Love Forgiven
6. Father Death Blues
7. Dope Fiend Blues
8. Tyger
9. You Are My Dildo
10. Old Pond
11. No Reason
12. My Pretty Rose Tree
13. Capitol Air



Here she be:

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Part 2: LINK
Part 3: LINK



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September 19, 2008 Posted by | Allen Ginsberg, music_Spiritual, OTHER_SPOKEN WORD, _BOB DYLAN, _MUSIC, _OTHER, _POETRY, _VIDEO | 3 Comments

John Cooper Clarke – "Où est la maison de fromage?" 1978

John Cooper Clarke – “Où est la maison de fromage?”
Released 1978
Genre Spoken word / Pop / Punk
Label Epic
Producer Martin Hannett

‘I’m freezing Charlie – haven’t ya finished yet?’


From the bard of Salford, the wonderful John Cooper Clarke, comes his amazing debut album LP, titled “Where is the Cheese House?”, chock full of post punk and surreal poetry. And cheese too, obviously!

Like a cross between Luis Bunuel, Spike Milligan, Bob Dylan, Hank Bukowski and Joey Ramone, Clarke was – and still is – a truly unique and magnificent talent!

Yes, it’s “Johnny Clarke, the name behind the hairstyle”!

This LP was produce by Martin Hannett of Factory Records (Joy Division et al) fame.

Liner Notes:

This record comprises twenty three tracks compiled from a selection of material recorded at performances and rehearsals in Manchester. These early tapes contain both previously unpublished poems and firm live performance favourites from John’s extensive repertoire. It’s an essential album.
Make a date with the brassy brides of Britain
the altogether ruder readers’ wives
who put down their needles and their knitting
at the doorway to our dismal daily lives

The fablon top scenarios of passion
nipples peep through holes in leatherette
They seem to be saying in their fashion
‘I’m freezing Charlie – haven’t ya finished yet?’

Cold flesh the colour of potatoes
in an instamatic living room of sin
All the required apparatus
too bad they couldn’t fit her head in

In latex pyjamas with bananas going ape
their identities are cunningly disguised
by a six-inch strip of insulation tape
strategically stuck across their eyes

Wives from Inverness to inner London
prettiness and pimples co-exist
Pictorially wife-swapping with someone
who’s happily married to his wrist

This issue of John Cooper-Clarke’s very first album is nothing less than a riot – and shows how well Salford’s best Bob Dylan lookalike was able to handle an audience and make poetry into a popular art form again.

His stylistic masters are the Liverpool poets of the ’60s, and their influence is apparent in pieces like “Film Extra’s Extra” or the hilarious social comment “Daily Express (You Never See a Nipple In).”

Plenty of his best-known poems get an early airing here (before a relatively welcoming audience), including “Kung Fu International” and “(I Married A) Monster From Outer Space,” in addition to his very first single, “Psycle Sluts (Part 1).” For all the humor, though, there’s plenty of acute social observation going on in the words once the wit has grabbed the ear. A mix of live performances, demos, and rehearsals (all largely unaccompanied, without the Invisible Girls, who’d accompany him on his later studio albums, although tracks like “Spilt Beans” actually have fairly accomplished, if minimal, backing).

Maybe it’s ultimately for completists, but given the small amount of Cooper-Clarke material available, every little bit is to be grabbed at. And this is definitely not the sound of a barrel being scraped. A joy and a shambles, but still a hoot.

– Chris Nickson, All Music Guide

Tracklisting

  1. “The Serial, Pt. 1, – 1:43
  2. “Letter to Fiesta, – 1:01
  3. “Film Extra’s Extra, – 3:46
  4. “Majorca, – 1:41
  5. “Action Man, – 1:09
  6. “Kung Fu International, – 1:48
  7. “Sperm Test, – 1:05
  8. “Missing Persons, – 1:56
  9. “Split Beans, – 4:13
  10. “Dumb Row Laughs, – 0:50
  11. “Bunch of Twigs, – 0:33
  12. “Trains, – 0:45
  13. “The Cycle Accident, – 1:18
  14. “Gimmix, – 3:01
  15. “Readers Wives, – 1:14
  16. “Ten Years in an Open Neck Shirt, Pt. 1 – 16:44
  17. “Nothing, – 17:44
  18. “(I Married A) Monster from Outer Space, – 18:44
  19. “Ten Years in an Open Neck Shirt, Pt. 2, – 19:44
  20. “Daily Express (You Never See a Nipple In), – 20:44
  21. “Ten Years in an Open Neck Shirt, Pt. 3, – 21:44
  22. “Salome Malone, – 22:44
  23. “Psycle Sluts, Pt. 1, – 23:44

All tracks written by John Cooper Clarke except where noted

Here be the big cheese!

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The Complete Arkangel Shakespeare: 38 Fully-Dramatized Plays (Arkangel Shakespeare) [BOX SET]

38 Fully-Dramatized Plays (Arkangel Shakespeare)


The Complete Arkangel Shakespeare: 38 Fully-Dramatized Plays (Arkangel Shakespeare) [BOX SET]

AudioBook | PDF, MP3 (CBR 60 Kbps Mono) | 101h:36min | 713+706+671+673 Mb (2,7 Gb total)
Publisher: Audio Partners; Unabridged Edition | ISBN: 1932219005 | March 2003 | Language: English

Produced by Tom Treadwell and Bill Shepherd of Arkangel Productions
Directed by Clive Brill
Features Full Cast Performances
Music composed by Dominique Le Gendre

Audio file format: mp3
Total size: 2,65 Gb
(in 38 files, each file’s size is less or equal 100 Mb)
Each archive is not a multivolume rar archive.
Each file is a separate independent archive, so you only need to download the play(s) you want.

A truly magnificent resource, this.

The greatest theatrical works by the world’s greatest ever playwright, Willy the Shake.

A veritable box of beauty!

We posted this before but the links on that post seem to be dead parrots! So here it is again, mofos!

The Stellar Cast:

The works are performed by a very distinguished cast of nearly 400 actors, including Eileen Atkins, Jennifer Ehle, Joseph Fiennes, Sir Adrian Lester, John Gielgud, Alan Howard, Jane Lapotaire, Amanda Root, David Tennant, Sophie Thompson, Samuel West, Timothy West and Ciaran Hinds. Key Roles: Hamlet – Simon Russell Beale; Romeo – Joseph Fiennes; Juliet – Maria Miles; Julius Caesar – Michael Feast; Mark Antony – Adrian Lester; Macbeth – Hugh Ross; King Lear – Trevor Pea~censored~; Antony – Ciaran Hinds; Cleopatra – Estelle Kohler; Propsero – Bob Peck; Bottom – Roy Hudd; Rosalind – Niamh Cusack; Gower in Pericles – Sir John Gielgud. Most of the actors have trained with The Royal Shakespeare Company.

The Complete Shakespeare for the 21st Century. This release is of major importance: for the first time all of Shakespeare’s plays are available on CD in a single set, produced by a single creative team with an extraordinary cast, with the utmost attention to detail to guarantee a listening experience that’s accessible and enjoyable.

Arkangel Productions brings together the best of academic and entertainment industry expertise. Tom Treadwell, a university professor who specialized in Elizabethan drama, and Bill Shepherd from the world of film and TV production, worked with Clive Brill, a former BBC director/producer, to make their vision a reality. Their goal was, simply, to produce Shakespeare for the 21st Century , the definitive, ultimate audio Shakespeare. This is it – they have achieved their goal.

The creative team designed a sophisticated layering of sound and music to provide a complete audio environment. Music was composed by Dominique Le Gendre, whose award-winning talents matched the art of the performers. All the plays were recorded at one of London?s leading studios. The Sound House.

“A rhapsody of words, assembled for the ear. This venture marries scholarship and accessibility on an unmatched scale. The real strength lies in the astonishing intimacy offered by a sound recording.” — The New York Times

“To Buy or Not to Buy! Educators, lovers of theatre and great literature – take note! Late in the 1990s, Harper Row began to release on cassettes the Arkangel Complete Shakespeare, all of which I reviewed in one paper or another. Using some of the best of the young theatrical talent in Great Britain and some of the older established stars of stage and screen, the producers gave us readings of every single word of every single play by Shakespeare, including the seldom-performed “Two Noble Kinsmen” which is partially by Shakespeare.

Well, hold on! Audio Partners has been contracted to release the entire set on CDs. The trick is that you cannot purchase the individual sets but are required to purchase the entire package of 38 plays for $600. That is 98 CDs in all with a playing time of just over 101 hours! Libraries and school departments take note.

Hearing them as they were released on tape in batches of four or five, I was impressed mostly with the enormity of the project but found some things to quibble about. Casting Oberon and Titania with a pair whose voices were South African or Jamaican (no Henry Higgins, I) made some sense in that it emphasized their other-worldly-ness. So did assigning Malvolio in “Twelfth Night” to an actor with a distinct Scottish accent, but giving Mercutio in “Romeo and Juliet” to the same actor was absurd. Then too there is that sudden sound effect of a train pulling out of a station in the middle of “All’s Well That Ends Well”! Granted there was a production current then that did place the play in more modern times, but when one is hearing a recording with no clue as to setting, the result was jarring and should have been omitted.

In the grander roles such as Hamlet, Othello and the like, the younger actors give modern readings which might strike some as slighting demands of the high poetry. And those who long for the grander readings can turn to the re-releases of the old Shakespeare Recording Society sets.

One great disadvantage to the cassettes is that you could locate a specific scene only with much fast forwarding. With CDs, of course, you can jump to any scene by pressing the Skip button on your player. When a scene continues onto another disc, the tracking list tells you at which line the scene picks up. The price might be prohibitive to all but an institution – but I feel that every library should find its way to purchasing the complete set in much the same way that many purchased the complete set of BBC Shakespeare videos.”

– Customer Review on Amazon.com

38 Fully-Dramatized Plays (Arkangel Shakespeare)

“Grade 9 Up – The Complete Arkangel Shakespeare offers listeners the first-ever audio set of all 38 of William Shakespeare’s plays, unabridged and fully-dramatized. Using a cast of almost 400 actors, most of whom trained at the Royal Shakespeare Company, this set offers Shakespeare in a manner that provides the best of both worlds: the convenient mobility of the audio format and classic, dramatic readings by skilled Shakespearean actors that are reminiscent of Sir Laurence Olivier’s Shakespearean performances.

Sound effects are skillfully layered and add to the intensity of the pieces as they are presented. The quality of these CDs is remarkable. The diction is clear, the emotions are strong, and the sound effects are well-chosen, easily creating the worlds of the plays in listeners minds. The major drawback for school and public libraries is that the entire series must be purchaseda plays are not available on an individual basis.

Since most high schools teach only four Shakespearean playsa Hamlet, Macbeth, Julius Caesar, and Romeo and Julieta purchasing this series in its entirety is a major investment that might be better suited to university libraries and drama departments. Public libraries can purchase the entire series for use by college students and adults as well as high school students.

Any library that does purchase this exceptionally well-done, impressive masterwork will enjoy it for years to come since Audio Partners has a lifetime replacement policy.”

– Heather J. Stockwell, Amazon.com

Audio file format: mp3

Total size: 2,65 Gb (in 38 files, each file’s size is less or equal 100 Mb)
Each archive is not a multivolume rar archive.
Each file is a separate independent archive, so you only need to download the play(s) you want.

01 – A Midsummer Nights Dream
02 – Alls Well That Ends Well
03 – Antony and Cleopatra
04 – As You Like It
05 – The Comedy of Errors
06 – Coriolanus
07 – Cymbeline
08 – Hamlet
09, 10 – Henry IV
11 – Henry V
12, 13, 14 – Henry VI
15 – Henry VIII
16 – Julius Caesar
17 – King John
18 – King Lear
19 – Love’s Labor’s Lost
20 – Macbeth
21 – Measure for Measure
22 – Merchant of Venice
23 – The Merry Wives of Winsor
24 – Much Ado About Nothing
25 – Othello
26 – Pericles
27 – Richard II
28 – Richard III
29 – Romeo and Juliet
30 – Taming of the Shrew
31 – Tempest
32 – Timon of Athens
33 – Titus Andronicus
34 – Troilus and Cressida
35 – Twelfth Night
36 – Two Gentlemen of Verona
37 – The Two Noble Kinsmen
38 – Winters Tale

Here be wonder:

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Password for each archive: englishtips.org

Thanks, Engilishtips

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August 4, 2008 Posted by | OTHER_SPOKEN WORD, William Shakespeare, _OTHER | 4 Comments

Charles Bukowski – 90 Minutes in Hell (1977)

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Charles Bukowski – 90 Minutes in Hell (1977)
Relax … 90 Minutes in Hell doesn’t refer to the latest Angelina Jolie pile of crap movie! Or the latest Robbie Williams piece of shit LP!


No, it’s a fantastic reading by one of the greatest poets of the 20th century, His Highness Hank Buk!

We already posted 70 Minutes in Hell. But for those people who need more than 70 minutes in hell, here’s 90 minutes in hell!

This one was actually recorded in 1966 and later issued on Steve Richmond’s Earth Records in 1977. There were supposedly 500 copies but, considering how few turn up for sale, I suspect that number may be inflated.

Bukowski reads segments from his books and has a few other great rants as well!

It’s easy to suspect when listening to these recordings that the man was quite drunk when he made them! What a shocker!

A real collectors item. Fantastic material from probably our favourite writer of all!

Tracklisting

01. Buffalo Hill
02. A little atomic bomb
03. The Hairy Hairy Test
04. An action afternoon
05. Finish
06. No Charge
07. Love is a piece of paper torn to bits
08. Song for Sadists Without a Place to Sit Down
09. Genius of the Crowd
10. Their Finest Art
11. Experience
12. May Make Paris Yet
13. Men and the Sun
14. The Japanese Wife/Bukowski Still at It
15. Freedom
16. True Story
17. The Report

Here be Hank:

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Charles Bukowski – 70 Minutes in Hell (1969)

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Charles Bukowski – 70 Minutes in Hell (1969)

Relax … 70 Minutes in Hell doesn’t refer to the latest Will Smith pile of crap movie!

No, it’s a fantastic reading by one of the greatest poets of the 20th century, His Highness Hank Buk!


This is a classic 1969 recording from the late poet who said, ‘The more crap you believe, the better off you are’.

At over 69 minutes in length, this 1969 album features 20 tracks with writer Charles Bukowski reading his own work.

Tracklisting

1. Buffalo Bill
2. Little Atomic Bomb, A
3. Hairy Hairy Fist, The
4. Action Afternoon, An
5. Finish
6. No Charge
7. Love Is A Piece Of Paper Torn To Bits
8. Something For The Touts The Nuns
9. Grocery Clerks And You, The
10. Songs For Sadists Without A Place To Sit Down
11. Genius Of The Crowd, The
12. Farewell Foolish Objects
13. Experience
14. At The End Of Feet The Blackbird Walks
15. I May Make Paris In The Morning
16. Men And The Sun
17. Japanese Wife, The
18. Bukowski Still At It
19. Freedom
20. True Story

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August 4, 2008 Posted by | Charles Bukowski, OTHER_SPOKEN WORD, _POETRY | 2 Comments

Jazz of the Beat Generation / Jack Kerouac Spoken Word

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Jazz of the Beat Generation / Jack Kerouac Spoken Word
Mp3 @ 128kbs /61.5mb

Great “Beat” music from the era of Jack Kerouac interspersed with Spoken Word clips from the great man!

A Unique Collection of Music, Literature and Spoken Word Material Exploring Jazz as a Central Theme in the Counter Cultural Explosion in America in the 1950’s Known as the Beat Movement. Packaged in a Glossy Box with Artwork Reminiscent of Fifties Beatnik Paperback Book Cover Art.

The Mixture of Jack Kerouac’s Spoken Word Poetry Mixed Between Charlie Parker, Lester Young, Thelonious Monk and Other Beat Jazz Masters Creates a Perfect Audio History of the Beat Generation.

Includes Deluxe 36 Page Booklet with Extensive Liner Notes.

Tracklisting

01. Beat Generation – Jack Kerouac
02. Gasser – Roy Eldridge
03. Real Crazy Cool – Big Jay McNeely
04. Hey! Ba-Ba-Re-Bop – Lionel Hampton
05. In a Little Spanish Town – Lester Young
06. Fantasy: The Early History of Bop [Section 1] – Jack Kerouac
07. Salt Peanuts – Dizzy Gillespie
08. Scrapple from the Apple – Charlie Parker
09. Fantasy: The Early History of Bop [Section 2] – Jack Kerouac
10. Half Nelson – Miles Davis
11. Sorry, Wrong Rhumba – George Shearing
12. Fantasy: The Early History of Bop [Section 3] – Jack Kerouac
13. Slim’s Jam – Slim Gaillard
14. Fantasy: The Early History of Bop [Section 4] – Jack Kerouac
15. I Only Have Eyes for You – Billy Eckstine
16. Hunt – Dexter Gordon, Wardell Gray
17. Fantasy: The Early History of Bop [Section 5] – Jack Kerouac
18. Hackensack – Thelonious Monk
19. Subconscious-Lee – Lennie Tristano
20. Stella by Starlight – Stan Getz
21. Line for Lyons – Gerry Mulligan Quartet
22. Nutty – Thelonious Monk

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The Life And Times Of Johnny Thunders – BBC Radio 1

The Life And Times Of Johnny Thunders – BBC Radio 1


Interesting broadcast from the Beeb back in 1992 which compiles various BBC interviews done with the great man during the eighties with some great Thunders and Heartbreakers music.

Here’s Johnny!
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JOHNNY THUNDERS TRIBUTE (Buried Treasure Podcast No. 6 )

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JOHNNY THUNDERS TRIBUTE (Buried Treasure Podcast No. 6 )
Part 1: 61 minutes / 56 mb
Part 2: 52 minutes / 50 mb

Great podcast and post below from buriedtreasurepodcast

Colin writes …..

It’s hard to believe that Johnny Thunders has been gone for 17 years now and although anticipated, his death still came as a shock, particularly the violent manner with which he died.

17 years is a long time. Time enough for his legacy to have grown and for his guitar playing to have influenced a whole new generation of kids. In many respects, rock ‘n’ roll died with him, for he is yet to be surpassed, and in my world, he never will be.

There will never be another like him. This special edition podcast, on the anniversary of his death, is my tribute to his memory and his music. If this is your first taste of Thunders, welcome aboard.

This podcast is in 2 parts for you to download. If you enjoy this podcast, go out and but his albums and the books released by Nina Antonia. Jungle Records is a good place to start.

This podcast features a range of interviews, demos and live material, 99% of which has not been commercially released.

Part one of the Thunders tribute podcast includes: The New York Dolls from Long Island in 74, an early demo of Born To Lose, Love Comes In Spurts demo with Richard Hell on vocals, The Heartbreakers live from CBGB’s in January ’76 and also a tune from Manchester on the infamous Anarchy Tour of ’76. You will also hear a tune from The Living Dead and a demo from Gang War. Also included are a couple of BBC radio interviews with Thunders from 1984.

Part 2 of the podcast focuses on the last years of Thunders life, with some great live material from Detroit in 89 and a killer tribute song by Michael Thimren (Thunders’ Swedish guitar player 82-83), which was originally released on my old label, Vicious Kitten Records. There’s a demo of ‘Help the Homeless’, as well a tune from the very last Heartbreakers performance in 1990. We also include a song by The Heartbreakers from the Johnny Thunders Memorial Show from NYC in June, 1991 (the last time Jerry Nolan performed on stage). Also included is a rare ‘audio documentary’ on Thunders’ life, which runs for 30 minutes and was originally aired on BBC Radio 1 in 1992. RIP…..

DOWNLOAD BTP EPISODE 6 (PART 1 ) HERE IN MP3

DOWNLOAD BTP EPISODE 6 (PART 2 ) HERE IN MP3

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July 22, 2008 Posted by | Johnny Thunders, Music_Punk, OTHER_SPOKEN WORD, _MUSIC | Leave a comment

George Carlin on Comedy



George Carlin on Comedy

released 2002 / 69 minutes / 32 MB / MP3

https://i1.wp.com/www.lesliehawes.com/wordpress/wp-content/uploads/2007/08/george-carlin.jpgA fascinating insight into the mind of late great comedian George Carlin.

This CD provides an intimate portrait of one of America’s best humorists and the interviewer Larry Wilde takes Carlin down avenues many interviewers would not tread!
For this exclusive interview, the legendary stand-up recounts his early days and discusses some of the methods behind his madly successful comedy career

Tracklisting

1. First Time Funny
2. Early Influences
3. Burns & Carlin
4. Standing Alone
5. The Vegas Incident
6. Lenny Bruce
7. The Writer
8. The Big Change
9. Writing Techniques
10. Politics
11. The Laughter Reflex
12. Trying Stuff Out
13. Structuring the Act
14. Physical Carlin
15. Respect
16. Words
17. Regional Differences
18. Point of View
19. Timing & Delivery
20. Comedy and Pain
21. Prerequisites
22. The Business of Comedy
23. Comedy’s Evolution
24. Advice

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– by Mike Keefe


Here be comedy;

June 30, 2008 Posted by | George Carlin, OTHER_COMEDY, OTHER_SPOKEN WORD, _OTHER | Leave a comment

Leonard Cohen – Live at the Playhouse in Fredericton, NB – May 11 2008

The King is back on the road! Hurrah!

He’ll be hitting every major country on this planet, aside from Iraq, Afghanistan and Myanmar!

Here are some wonderful clips from the first show of his first tour for 14 years, on May 11 2008, at the Playhouse in Fredericton, NB.

First, typically witty banter with the audience;

I took a lot of prozac …

The peerlessly sublime Hallelujah;

Your faith was strong but you needed proof
You saw her bathing on the roof
Her beauty and the moonlight overthrew you
She tied you
To a kitchen chair
She broke your throne, and she cut your hair
And from your lips she drew the Hallelujah

May 28, 2008 Posted by | Leonard Cohen, Music_ClassicRock, OTHER_SPOKEN WORD, _MUSIC, _OTHER, _VIDEO | Leave a comment

Leonard Cohen – Live at the Playhouse in Fredericton, NB – May 11 2008

The King is back on the road! Hurrah!

He’ll be hitting every major country on this planet, aside from Iraq, Afghanistan and Myanmar!

Here are some wonderful clips from the first show of his first tour for 14 years, on May 11 2008, at the Playhouse in Fredericton, NB.

First, typically witty banter with the audience;

I took a lot of prozac …

The peerlessly sublime Hallelujah;

Your faith was strong but you needed proof
You saw her bathing on the roof
Her beauty and the moonlight overthrew you
She tied you
To a kitchen chair
She broke your throne, and she cut your hair
And from your lips she drew the Hallelujah

May 28, 2008 Posted by | Leonard Cohen, Music_ClassicRock, OTHER_SPOKEN WORD, _MUSIC, _OTHER, _VIDEO | Leave a comment

Sean Penn reads an eight–part abridgement of Bob Dylan’s Chronicles, Volume 1.

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Sean Penn reads an eight–part abridgement of Bob Dylan’s Chronicles, Volume 1.


Chronicles Vol. 1 (Abridged) – BBC Radio 2.
52.8 MB @ 64 kbps, 15 min x 8, MP3.
Recorded from BBC Radio 2 Audio stream.


Chronicles Vol. 1is a supreme work. Not only in terms of the fascinating story to be told, but also in the immaculate quality of the writing itself. You really need to read the book. Then re-read it!

One of the finest non-fiction books of recent times. No fucking doubt! I love it!

I normally hate audio versions of literature. It really doesn’t make any sense if the book is of high enough literary quality. In such cases, you need to absorb every word, line, paragraph, every nuance, every item of punctuation on every page. Listening to it is of negligible worth.

Unless of course it’s some rubbish book – like 95% of modern literature – say, a Nick Hornby book, for example!

Here, we make an exception to a certain degree. Mainly because of what Sean Penn brings to the piece. Also mainly too because of the excellent snippets of music it contains.

It’s for sure an excellent accompaniment to the book itself. It’s still no replacement, however!

This is slightly different to what I already posted ages ago – the full original audio version.

This is from a series on BBC Radio 2.

Here’s some blurb on the wonderful Chronicles, Volume 1.

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The uncompromising Bob Dylan tells his story in his own words and lets the reader discover his early motivations and frustrations breaking into the 1960s New York folk scene.

This is a fascinating insight into the man’s mind as we follow him through his struggle to get a record deal, his battle to write songs, recording sessions, influences both literary and musical, his accidents, his traumas and his highs and lows as he becomes probably the greatest singer songwriter of his generation.

To read this classic autobiography we have not only one of America’s greatest contemporary actors but also a friend and neighbour of Bob Dylan’s, Sean Penn, punctuated of course by snatches of some great music from Dylan, Robert Johnson, Woody Guthrie, Jack Elliott, Joan Baez and of course Dave Van Ronk.

Dylan’s voice is quintessentially American: generous, engaged, fanciful and rhythmic with a great turn of phrase as one would expect from someone who has written some of the greatest lyrics of our time. It is a poignant reflection on his life, the people whom he has met, the places he has played in, and his many influences all shaping the character of the man and his art.

Summaries of the first 5 episodes:


Episode one: DYLAN SIGNS

Episode one does not commence with the beginning of Bob Dylan’s career (we come to that later) but at the start of his recording career as he signs to both Columbia Records for recording and to Leeds Music for his song-writing, the latter for an advance of one hundred dollars!

We meet Lou Levy the top man at Leeds Music who was married to one of The Andrews Sisters and had been recommended to Bob by Columbia Records. Lou who had dealt with Al Martino and Nat King Cole could never quite get to grips with Dylan’s songs and later at the advice of his new manager Al Grossman, Dylan bought himself out of the contract for one thousand dollars.

We meet John Hammond the man who signed him to Columbia Records. Hammond was a great talent scout and had been responsible for signing great artistes like Billie Holiday, Benny Goodman, Count Basie, Lionel Hampton and had recently brought Pete Seeger to Columbia. And we meet the great blues artiste Robert Johnson whose record Hammond had given him on the day of the signing.


Episode Two: THE BIG APPLE

We now go back in time to the day Bob was born in the Spring of 1941 and his school days under the threat of Communist infiltration in the McCarthy era.

In 1961 he arrives in New York and goes straight to Geenwich Village and to the Caf? Wha ran by Fred Neil (he later composed Everybody’s Talking) and asked if he could play…mainly for ‘gastronomic reasons’ – “all the French fries and hamburgers I could eat”.

One of his co-performers who joined him in the kitchen was Tiny Tim. Fred said that he could accompany him on harmonica but he was never given a solo spot. He soon left and hung around The Folklore Centre where he finally met up with one of his heros…Dave Van Ronk.

Bob asked Van Ronk how he could start playing at the gaslight? Van Ronk surlily asked him whether he was a Janitor and then asked him to play something for him. Bob Dylan gave a rendition of Nobody Loves You When You are Down and Out and he got the gig.


Episode Three: AT RAY AND CHLOE’S

Still in the early 60s with Bob Dylan in New York sleeping wherever he could find a sofa. Mainly however he stayed at Ray and Chloe’s place.

During a day on his own in the flat in Vestry Place Greenwich Village we discover his influences as he wanders through the ‘library’ full of books, as he switches on the radio and hears the great Roy Orbison but compared to him the rest of the playlist is “dullsville”, and as he switches on and then off the black and white TV as Wagon Train appears to “be coming from a different country”.

We hear about his visit to a party at Camilla Adams’ place where he meets Cisco Houston, a great friend of Woody Guthrie’s and singer who had sung on many Guthrie recordings. He had a terminal illness and died a few weeks later.

At the party he also met another major influence, Mike Seeger, who was a member of The New Lost City Ramblers. Dylan had seen him play on his own and with the band and was very impressed indeed.

Episode Four: INFLUENCES

Bob Dylan hasn’t yet started writing his own songs but all the time he is searching for musical influences. In episode 4 he is introduced to his two main influences a) Woody Guthrie (songs like: Ludlow Masscre, 1913 Masscre, Jesus Christ, Pretty Boy Floyd – featured in the prog – Hard Travelin’ and This Land is Your Land) and then Rambling Jack Elliott (San Francisco Bay Blues – featured in the prog – Ol Riley and Red Bag Blues and so influenced was he that he started to sound first like Guthrie and then like Elliott.

His love of Guthrie’s music extended to his visiting Guthrie in a hospital where he had mental health problems… and while there he used to play Guthrie’s songs to him on the guitar.

On one occasion Guthrie told Dylan that he would use some songs he had written and to get them from his wife. Dylan went to his house but Guthrie’s wife was not at home and Arlo his son was only 12 and knew nothing about them so Dylan returned empty handed. Many years later these songs were recorded by Billy Bragg and Wilco and given a completely new treatment.

Episode Five: 1961

It’s 1961 and Bob Dylan has moved from accompanying Fred Neil on harmonica at Greenwich Village’s Caf? Wha to earning 60 dollars a week playing a 20 minute set at the Village Gaslight also in the Village.

Other performers there were Paul Clayton, Len Chandler, Stookey, Hal Waters, Romney and his idol Dave van Ronk. The jukebox mainly played Jazz and occasionally he would play Judy Garland’s ‘The Man that Got Away’. Judy also came from Minnesota and the song was written by one of Dylan’s most respected song-writers, Harold Arlen.

In this episode 5 we hear how he came to change his name from Robert Allan Zimmerman to Bob Dylan. Dylan is not writing his own material at this time but he is coming to terms with the fact that he will have to do so soon. So he buries himself in the New York Public Library reading history books in order to get some ideas.

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May 9, 2008 Posted by | OTHER_LITERATURE, OTHER_SPOKEN WORD, Sean Penn, _BOB DYLAN, _OTHER | Leave a comment

William S. Burroughs – Collection of Audio/Music Works

William S. Burroughs – A Collection of Audio/Music Works

There is simply no room left for ‘freedom from the tyranny of government’ since city dwellers depend on it for food, power, water, transportation, protection, and welfare. Your right to live where you want, with companions of your choosing, under laws to which you agree, died in the eighteenth century with Captain Mission. Only a miracle or a disaster could restore it.

Cities of the Red Night (1981)

Some wonderful Burroughs audio works and collaborations here, as posted by trainwreck!


William S. Burroughs – Call Me Burroughs

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Gus Van Sant & William Burroughs – The Elvis Of Letters

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William S. Burroughs – Break Through in Grey Room

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William S. Burroughs – Vaudeville Voices

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William S. Burroughs – Dead City Radio

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William S. Burroughs – Spare Ass Annie & Other Tales

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May 3, 2008 Posted by | OTHER_LITERATURE, OTHER_SPOKEN WORD, William S. Burroughs, _MUSIC, _OTHER | 1 Comment

The Complete Arkangel Shakespeare: 38 Fully-Dramatized Plays (Arkangel Shakespeare) [BOX SET]

38 Fully-Dramatized Plays (Arkangel Shakespeare)


The Complete Arkangel Shakespeare: 38 Fully-Dramatized Plays (Arkangel Shakespeare) [BOX SET]

AudioBook | PDF, MP3 (CBR 60 Kbps Mono) | 101h:36min | 713+706+671+673 Mb (2,7 Gb total)
Publisher: Audio Partners; Unabridged Edition | ISBN: 1932219005 | March 2003 | Language: English
Mirrors on Ftp2share.com: Rapidshare, Depositfiles, Filefactory and Megaupload

A magnificent resource this.

The greatest works by the world’s greatest ever playwright Willy the Shake.

A veritable box of beauty!

“To Buy or Not to Buy! Educators, lovers of theatre and great literature – take note! Late in the 1990s, Harper Row began to release on cassettes the Arkangel Complete Shakespeare, all of which I reviewed in one paper or another. Using some of the best of the young theatrical talent in Great Britain and some of the older established stars of stage and screen, the producers gave us readings of every single word of every single play by Shakespeare, including the seldom-performed “Two Noble Kinsmen” which is partially by Shakespeare.

Well, hold on! Audio Partners has been contracted to release the entire set on CDs. The trick is that you cannot purchase the individual sets but are required to purchase the entire package of 38 plays for $600. That is 98 CDs in all with a playing time of just over 101 hours! Libraries and school departments take note.

Hearing them as they were released on tape in batches of four or five, I was impressed mostly with the enormity of the project but found some things to quibble about. Casting Oberon and Titania with a pair whose voices were South African or Jamaican (no Henry Higgins, I) made some sense in that it emphasized their other-worldly-ness. So did assigning Malvolio in “Twelfth Night” to an actor with a distinct Scottish accent, but giving Mercutio in “Romeo and Juliet” to the same actor was absurd. Then too there is that sudden sound effect of a train pulling out of a station in the middle of “All’s Well That Ends Well”! Granted there was a production current then that did place the play in more modern times, but when one is hearing a recording with no clue as to setting, the result was jarring and should have been omitted.

In the grander roles such as Hamlet, Othello and the like, the younger actors give modern readings which might strike some as slighting demands of the high poetry. And those who long for the grander readings can turn to the re-releases of the old Shakespeare Recording Society sets.

One great disadvantage to the cassettes is that you could locate a specific scene only with much fast forwarding. With CDs, of course, you can jump to any scene by pressing the Skip button on your player. When a scene continues onto another disc, the tracking list tells you at which line the scene picks up. The price might be prohibitive to all but an institution – but I feel that every library should find its way to purchasing the complete set in much the same way that many purchased the complete set of BBC Shakespeare videos.”

– Customer Review on Amazon.com

38 Fully-Dramatized Plays (Arkangel Shakespeare)

“Grade 9 Up – The Complete Arkangel Shakespeare offers listeners the first-ever audio set of all 38 of William Shakespeare’s plays, unabridged and fully-dramatized. Using a cast of almost 400 actors, most of whom trained at the Royal Shakespeare Company, this set offers Shakespeare in a manner that provides the best of both worlds: the convenient mobility of the audio format and classic, dramatic readings by skilled Shakespearean actors that are reminiscent of Sir Laurence Olivier’s Shakespearean performances. Sound effects are skillfully layered and add to the intensity of the pieces as they are presented. The quality of these CDs is remarkable. The diction is clear, the emotions are strong, and the sound effects are well-chosen, easily creating the worlds of the plays in listeners minds. The major drawback for school and public libraries is that the entire series must be purchaseda plays are not available on an individual basis. Since most high schools teach only four Shakespearean playsa Hamlet, Macbeth, Julius Caesar, and Romeo and Julieta purchasing this series in its entirety is a major investment that might be better suited to university libraries and drama departments. Public libraries can purchase the entire series for use by college students and adults as well as high school students. Any library that does purchase this exceptionally well-done, impressive masterwork will enjoy it for years to come since Audio Partners has a lifetime replacement policy.”

– Heather J. Stockwell, Amazon.com


Table of Contents

Table of Contents Part 01:
Antony and Cleopatra
All’s Well That Ends Well
As You Like It
Comedy of Errors
Coriolanus
Cymbeline
Henri VIII
Hamlet
King Lear

Table of Contents Part 02:
Henri IV parts 1 & 2
Henri V
Henri VI parts 1, 2 & 3
Julius Caesar
King John
Love’s Labor’s Lost

Table of Contents Part 03:
Macbeth
Much Ado About Nothing
Measure For Measure
A Midsummer Nights Dream
Merchant of Venice
The Merry Wives of Windsor
Othello
Pericles
Romeo And Juliet
Titus Andronicus

Table of Contents Part 04:
The Tempest
Troilus and Cressida
Two Gentlemen of Verona
Twelfth Night
Timon of Athens
Richard II
Richard III
Taming of the Shrew
The Two Noble Kinsman
Winter’s Tale


Download (3% Recovery)

from Rapidshare, Depositfiles, Filefactory or Megaupload:

Part 01 | Part 02 | Part 03 | Part 04

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April 4, 2008 Posted by | OTHER_SPOKEN WORD, William Shakespeare, _OTHER | Leave a comment

Henry Rollins – Provoked (2008)

Henry Rollins – Provoked (2008)

Label: Henry Rollins
Genre: Comedy
Bitrate: 128kbit av
Time: 01:02:34
Size: 60.37 mb
Str Date: 2008-04-01

Mr Angry is back! I saw one of his spoken word shows years ago, and rather good it was too.

This was recorded live on 11/6/07 at San Francisco’s Herbst Theatre and 1/23/08 at Amsterdam’s Paradiso during Rollins’ 2007/2008 “Provoked” spoken word tour.

The CD contains over an hour of hilarious and insightful commentary on topics ranging from Larry Craig to the recent Van Halen reunion with pit stops along the way to discuss kids these days, gay marriage, and the current president’s creative use of the English language.

Tracklisting

1. Sex Ed 5:40

2. Kids 5:36
3. Indie 103 Party 6:24
4. Wide Stance Sitter 2:36
5. Horses 3:31
6. Van Halen 14:49
7. Invasion Force 1:49
8. Mandelaism 10:03
9. Natures Wild 5:57
10. Adrian 3:37
11. What I Am 2:32

Here be Mr Angry

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April 2, 2008 Posted by | Henry Rollins, OTHER_SPOKEN WORD, _MUSIC, _OTHER | 1 Comment

Sean Penn Reads Chronicles Volume One’ by Bob Dylan

Sean Penn Reads ‘Chronicles Volume One’ by Bob Dylan

Audio Book / 2005 / MP3 -192kps / 26 MB / Rapidshare

Now, everybody knows that Robert Zimmerman is the colossus that stands astride all of modern music. His work has, aside from a few dodgy spells in the late seventies and early eighties, been consistently, unprecedently and unfeasibly magnificent.

What’s more, Bob has now become a bit of a polymath. We won’t discuss his ‘acting’ work, but he has most recently put his genius hand to DJing with the incredible Theme Time Radio Hour and has also taken the time to write one of the greatest non-fiction books in recent memory. That self same great book was the very fine ‘Chronicles Volume One’ released in 2005 and I still treasure the wonderful hours I spent poring over every paragraph, every word, every letter therein.

The writing style is flawless, as you’d expect, in the tradition of the great american style laid down by Steinbeck, Faulkner, Carver et al. The imagery is beautiful and, of course, every detail of the story of this unique modern genius is absolutely fascinating in the extreme.

As for Sean Penn, Mr P. is a very fine actor indeed, since all the way back as far as Fast Times at Ridgemont High in 1982 until today, his work has been remarkably consistent and of remarkable quality – aside of course from a few blips such as the dreadful ‘I am Sam’ and ‘Shanghai Surprise’ (let’s blame that vile troll Madonna for the latter!)

So here we are, with this audio version of the fine ‘Chronicles Volume One’ read by Oscar winner Sean Penn.

Now, generally, audio versions of books for non-visually impaired persons, are anathema to me. Listening to a great book is akin to reading about a great album! It’s bullshit! You cannot gain anything real from it.

Granted, audio versions might work in cases the likes of John Grisham and such shit, where all you have there is some dumb plot and zero style. Therefore, you don’t lose much by listening rather than reading…. and, if you’re dumb enough to want to waste time on that type of material, you wouldn’t notice any difference anyways!

However, although dealing with complex subject matter both stylistically and content-wise, here Penn brings a real veracity to the reading and there is a very nice harmony between the writer, the content and the narrator. This is, of necessity, an abridged version of the magnum opus and focuses on the key areas of the book. Check it out and decide for yourself.

I have mixed feelings about “Chronicles” the book. I have none about the audio version. It’s read by Sean Penn, who has, as an actor, the most perfect pitch for accents and who nails Dylan here. He’s hip, but not too. Annoyed, but not self-righteous. He is, in short, the Dylan you imagine when you think of the private Dylan. I can’t imagine a better road trip than to listen to Sean Penn read Dylan — and then to listen to Dylan. Even a daily commute would be ennobled by Sean and Bob. Heck, I can almost see putting it into my iPod …..
— by Jesse Kornbluth, for HeadButler.com

Here she be dylanite dogs;

Chronicles.zip



Now, I only grant you here an opportunity to get an aural taster of the work. Please delete the download within 24 hours and buy the original work!

January 8, 2008 Posted by | OTHER_SPOKEN WORD, Sean Penn, _BOB DYLAN, _MUSIC, _OTHER | Leave a comment

Bob Dylan reads Bukowksi’s ‘A Radio with Guts’


Bob Dylan reads Bukowksi’s ‘A Radio with Guts’

In Series 1 of Bob’s seminal and unequalled TTRH show, in the episode themed ‘Radio’, his Bobness reads this great poem from Last Bastion hero extraordinaire, Charles Bukowski.

Here are two geniuses from the very upper echelons of the Dublindog canon.

While this Dylan/Buk thing was going on, should we perhaps have Maria Ozawa sprawled naked near a Chaim Soutine painting, watching Andrei Tarkovsky’s majestic ‘Stalker’, while humming Leonard Cohen’s ‘Hallelujah’ (well, Maria is half-Canadian!!) and sipping Jameson whisky, well I think most of the Dublindog canon top echelon would be covered!

In fact, I think I shall head to Tokyo soon and beseech Maria to make this happen!

Donations are welcomed. Neither Maria, nor supreme art in general, are cheap you know!


Charles Bukowksi – A Radio with Guts


I
t was on the 2nd floor on Coronado Street
I used to get drunk
and throw the radio through the window
while it was playing, and, of course,
it would break the glass in the window
and the radio would sit there on the roof
still playing
and I’d tell my woman,
“Ah, what a marvelous radio!”
the next morning I’d take the window
off the hinges
and carry it down the street
to the glass man
who would put in another pane.
I kept throwing that radio through the window
each time I got drunk
and it would sit there on the roof
still playing-
a magic radio
a radio with guts,
and each morning I’d take the window
back to the glass man.
I don’t remember how it ended exactly
though I do remember
we finally moved out.
there was a woman downstairs who worked in
the garden in her bathing suit,
she really dug with that trowel
and she put her behind up in the air
and I used to sit in the window
and watch the sun shine all over that thing
while the music played.


So, while I book my ticket to Japland, here’s Dylan reading the great Buk. poem as an intro to ‘Disc Jockey Blu
es’ by Luke Jones and his Orchestra! Enjoy!

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The full Dylan TTRH show on ‘Radio’ is here!
Dylans_Radio_Show-Radio.mp3

Banzai !

January 8, 2008 Posted by | BOB DYLAN THEME TIME RADIO HOUR, Charles Bukowski, Maria Ozawa, Music_ClassicRock, OTHER_SPOKEN WORD, _BOB DYLAN, _MUSIC, _OTHER, _POETRY | Leave a comment