JACK KEROUAC’S BLUES AND HAIKUS LP REISSUED FOR THE FIRST TIME
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JACK KEROUAC’S 'BLUES AND HAIKUS' LP REISSUED FOR THE FIRST TIME
When the legendary Beatnik writer teamed up with jazz musicians in 1959.
28 fev. / 2018 - The second album from American novelist and poet Jack Kerouac has been released on limited “blues and yellow starburst coloured vinyl, via Real Gone Music.
Originally recorded in 1959, Blues and Haikus explores Kerouac’s interest in eastern religion and philosophy, fused with his love of jazz.
Featuring Al Cohn and Zoot Sims on accompanying saxophone duties, the album was produced by Bob Thiele – who Kerouac also worked with on debut LP Poetry for the Beat Generation.
Head here to order a copy, listen to clips from the album, and check out the track list below.
1. American Haikus
2. Hard Hearted Old Farmer
3. a. The Last Hotel
3. b. Some of Dharma
1. Poems from the Unpublished “Book of Blues”