Friday, December 27, 2013

ROCK Sex: From HOWL to WISE UP GHOST: Allen Ginsberg > Elvis Costello and The Roots



Today, ROCK Sex floats "across the tops of cities contemplating Jazz".

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Here's the paperback cover of Allen Ginsberg's poetic masterpiece, HOWL (1956).



And here's Elvis Costello and The Roots giving tribute (2013).






"angelheaded hipsters burning for the ancient heavenly connection
to the starry dynamo in the machinery of night"


Allen Ginsberg, 1955

Bob Dylan and Allen Ginsberg

Allen Ginsberg and John Lennon

Allen Ginsberg, Joe Strummer, and Mick Jones

THE CLASH with Allen Ginsberg -"Ghetto Defendant" (1982)


Joey Ramone and Allen Ginsberg

Allen Ginsberg and Paul McCartney



© Tym Stevens



See Also:
-The Real History of Rock and Soul!: A Music Player Checklist


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