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Legendary Beat poet Allen Ginsberg explores the fusion of poetry and blues in this rare 1970s recording. Called a 'venerated bard of resistance', Ginsberg ambitiously sought 'to know the working of the mind' through poetry. This collection of fun ditties spouts against capitalism, among other things, and is an amusing and enjoyable listen; Ginsberg accompanies himself with a small hand-pumped harmonium from India, occasionally adding his own guttural rhythms reminiscent of Dadaist sound-poetry (in the cases of "Put Down Your… read more

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