1 800 222 6872

Allen Ginsberg: First Blues [Digipak]

Track List

>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 the White House
>Hard-on Blues
>Guru Blues
>Everybody Sing
>Gospel Nobel Truths
>Bus Ride Ballad to Suva
>Prayer Blues
>Love Forgiven
>Father Death Blues
>Dope Fiend Blues
>Tyger
>You Are My Dildo
>Old Pond
>No Reason
>My Pretty Rose Tree
>Capitol Air
>Nurses Song - (previously unreleased)
>Spring (Merrily Welcome) - (previously unreleased)
>September on Jessore Road - (previously unreleased)
>Lay Down Yr Mountain - (previously unreleased)
>Slack Key Guitar - (previously unreleased)
>Reef Mantra - (previously unreleased)
>NY Blues - (previously unreleased)
>Come Along Vietnam [Rehearsal] - (previously unreleased)
>Airplane Blues [Live at Folk City] - (previously unreleased, live)
>Feeding the Raspberries to Grow [Live at Folk City] - (previously unreleased, live)
>Do the Mediation Rock - (previously unreleased)

Album Reviews:

Rolling Stone (p.106) - 3 stars out of 5 -- "As the prime public face of the Beat Generation, Allen Ginsberg was a hyperverbose pro-people mystic, prolific across multiple disciplines."

Uncut (p.119) - 3 stars out of 5 -- "[T]he workouts with Dylan still catch the ear; semi-improvised lyrics and loose jams reminiscent of THE BASEMENT TAPES..."

Album Notes

Liner Note Author: Pat Thomas .

Photographer: Robert Frank .

Arranger: Jon Sholle.

First released in 1983, this double-CD collection of a variety of beat poet Allen Ginsberg's songs features contributions from Bob Dylan and members of the Rolling Thunder Revue, as well as the noted underground composer and cellist Arthur Russell.



Reviews

There are currently no reviews, be the first one!
Login or Create an Account to write a review