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Jack Kerouac

Jack Kerouac

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Hit The Road, Jack: A Man Called Kerouac

Retrospective by Biba Kopf, New Musical Express, 6 July 1985

AMERICAN RHAPSODISTS come thick and fast, frenziedly spurtspraying words across the broad continental canvas by way of leaving traces, eager to fill in every dingly ...

The Mythmaking of Jack Kerouac: The Jack Kerouac Collection (Rhino)

Review by Tom Graves, Rock & Roll Disc, September 1990

TRUMAN CAPOTE very nearly sank Jack Kerouac’s literary reputation with five well-chosen words that exploded like cigarette loads in the public eye. ...

David Amram's Beat Memories

Retrospective and Interview by Victor Bockris, High Times, December 2003

David Amram is an American treasure. A multi-instrumentalist who can play in all styles, he's composed classical concertos and symphonies, accompanied poets on spoken-word records, ...

The Legend of Zimmerman

Retrospective by Simon Warner, Rock and the Beat Generation, 24 September 2021

Bob Dylan delighted in the tales he could spin to embroider his early biography and Jack Kerouac adapted his own life for fictional purposes. ...

Still Rockin' in the Beat world

Essay by Simon Warner, Perfect Sound Forever, October 2021

How Kerouac cool continues to fuel popular music passions as the writer's Centenary nears in 2022 ...

The many sounds of Kerouac's On the Road

Retrospective by Simon Warner, Rock and the Beat Generation, 2 February 2022

Kerouac's most famous book is obviously first and foremost a written text. But the refrains of music ripple through its rolling adventures and there are ...


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