Vol. 1 beat-1 - Jack Kerouac


KEROUAC (Jack). Vol. 1 beat-1.
Pirate edition, out of series.. C90 [minute] shop bought Maxell cassette, Xeroxed photomontaged b&w folded paper insert with tracklist and photo-portrait of Kerouac, in the original clear plastic box, annotated label. N.p, n.p [Banal Retentive Recordings], n.d.. c. 1992.
Box slightly scratched. Cassette near fine but unplayed by this cataloguer and sold with all faults. Provenance: a gift from the pirate to a friend.

Side A: San Francisco Scene/ San Francisco Blues/ Mexico City Blues/ Lucien Midnight/ History of Bop/ The Subterraneans/ Neal and The Three Stooges Side B: October In The Railroad Earth/ Deadbelly/ Charlie Parker/ The Sounds of The Universe Coming in My Window/ One Mother/ Goofing at The Table/ Bowery Blues/ Abraham/ Dave Brubeck/ I Had A Slouch Hat Too One Time/ The Wheel of The Quivering Meat Conception/ McDougal Street Blues/ The Moon Her Majesty/ I’d Rather Be Thin Than Famous

A samizdat Beat publication from ‘90s post market crash Britain that was produced by a very active bootlegger, who was himself bootlegged out of business by a younger generation using rewritable CDs. Banal Retentive Recordings were once stocked in some of the large high street department book stores of London and the British Library’s Sound Archive also acquired some recordings. 

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