• Jack Kerouac & Steve Allen: Poetry for the Beat Generation (Colored Vinyl) Vinyl LP

Jack Kerouac & Steve Allen
Poetry for the Beat Generation (Colored Vinyl) Vinyl LP

Real Gone Music

↳ jazzy spoken-word from literary iconoclast

Vinyl LP $24.95
Earn up to 249 Reward Points with this purchase! more info

Debut studio album from Beat Generation pioneer Jack Kerouac. Poetry for the Beat Generation was originally recorded in a single session in 1958 and was the first in a trio of albums from the iconoclastic novelist. Kerouac was brought into the studio by TV personality, comic and musician Steve Allen after the duo had performed at the Village Vanguard. His piano comes off as the perfect foil for the author's spoken-word delivery. Kerouac's monotone is rife with jazz inflected articulation, moving with ease over Allen's lithe piano playing. It's easy to see the Beat poet's influence over artists like Bob Dylan, Tom Waits, Jim Morrison and David Bowie. Fourteen tracks in all. Released by Real Gone Music on limited edition Beatnik Smoke vinyl housed in a full color sleeve.

  • limited to 900 copies
  • Beatnik Smoke vinyl pressing
  • music label: Real Gone Music 2017
reviewed by City Lighter 04/2017

CLICK TO PLAY AUDIO PREVIEWS

Questions & Answers

Have a Question?

Be the first to ask a question about this.

Ask a Question

LABHEADS ALSO VIEWED

Free Shipping on orders over $99 to the Contiguous US
You have no items in your cart
Free Shipping for orders over $99
shipping to Contiguous US
Edit Cart
Continue Shopping