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Jack Kerouac

the complete collection

chrome dreams



2cd

Released: 11th Apr 2012

£12.99


a selection of kerouac readings, conveying the inimitable rhythmic flow & innovative onomatopoeia of the master of beat poetry.

2 cds of the ‘on the road’ author’s poems, blues, haikus & interviews, some to tasteful musical backing, musing on subjects as varied as charlie parker, the moon &  the ecstasy of pure being. also includes readings from some of his most famous novels including ‘on the road’ & ‘subterranean’ plus 3 insightful interviews from ’58, ’66 & ’68. heavenly stanzas that ache with unaffected cool.

the complete collection

Tracklist

DISC 1
Poetry for the Beat Generation

  1. October in the Railroad Earth
  2. Deadbelly
  3. Charlie Parker
  4. The Sounds of the Universe Coming in my Window
  5. One Mother
  6. Goofing at the Table
  7. Bowery Blues
  8. Abraham
  9. Dave Brubeck
  10. I Had a Slouch Hat Too One Time
  11. The Wheel of the Quivering Meat Conception
  12. MacDougal Street Blues
  13. The Moon Her Majesty
  14. I'd Rather Be Thin than Famous


Blues and Haikus

  1. American Haikus
  2. Hard Hearted Old Farmer
  3. The Last Hotel & Some of Dharma
  4. Poems from the unpublished "Book of Blues"


DISC 2
Readings by Jack Kerouac on the Beat Generation

  1. The Beat Generation
  2. Poems (Fragments)
  3. Lucien Midnight: The Sounds of the Universe in my Window, PT. I
  4. Lucien Midnight: The Sounds of the Universe in my Window, PT.II
  5. Fantasy: The Early History of Bop 10.57 6. Excerpts from "The Subterraneans"
  6. Visions of Neal: Neal and the Three Stooges, PT. I
  7. Visions of Neal: Neal and the Three Stooges, PT. II
  8. Readings from "On the Road" and "Visions of Cody"
  9. Interview with Ben Hecht (1958)
  10. Interview with William F. Buckley Jr (1968)
  11. Interview with Fernanda Pivano (1966)