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Moshe 09.23.2006 06:51 AM

Lee on a celebration of Allen Ginsberg

November 2006 01A Celebration of Allen Ginsberg
Wednesday, 8:00 pm
A reading of Allen Ginsbergís work across his life, in part to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the publication of Howl, in part to celebrate the publication of Bill Morganís new biography I Celebrate Myself: The Somewhat Private Life of Allen Ginsberg, and, largely, to hear the work. Readers and performers will include Ed Sanders, Anne Waldman, Edwin Torres, Lee Ranaldo, Simon Pettet, Eileen Myles, Steven Taylor, Bill Morgan and more.

atari 2600 09.23.2006 11:06 AM

There's also four pages of Ginsberg recordings at
Here's one with Ginsberg & Burroughs:

Asim 09.23.2006 03:07 PM

Why does SY, especially Lee, celebrate things/people who aren't nearly as good as them, including Bob. *I don't know*

trainyard bliss 09.23.2006 03:49 PM

what's so inferior about allen ginsberg?

PAULYBEE2656 09.23.2006 05:52 PM

i always wondered the fasicnation of lee and ginsberg. i dont see whats special about him. although im sure ive intrests that others may think suck so who are we to judge...........

Tokolosh 09.23.2006 07:10 PM

Steve Appleford interviews Lee Ranaldo.

S: Did you have much contact with members of the original Beats (Ginsberg, Burroughs, etc.)?

L: I had the preveledge of becoming quite friendly w Allen for the last 6 years or so, and visited WSB twice at his home in Lawrence.

Katy 09.23.2006 07:20 PM

There's a new Allen Ginsberg DVD coming out next week. Patti Smith is in it. I've pre-ordered my copy already.


krastian 09.24.2006 11:20 PM

^Give us a heads up about that once you get it!

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