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Rock and the Beat Generation

Rock and the Beat Generation

RBP contributor Simon Warner's Substack newsletter devoted to the musical legacy of the Beats.

2 articles

Bob Dylan, Jack Kerouac: 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. ...

Jack Kerouac: 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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