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Allen Ginsberg’s ‘First Blues’ getting a reissue; Lou Reed playing release party (same night as John Cale’s Nico tribute)
Allen Ginsberg’s ‘First Blues’ getting a reissue; Lou Reed playing release party (same night as John Cale’s Nico tribute)
At the encouragement of Bob Dylan, Beat poet Allen Ginsberg went into the studio in 1971 to record his first ever album of music. He then re-entered the studio in 1976 and 1981 and finally in 1983 he compiled all of the recordings (which featured contributions from Dylan, members of his band, and Arthur Russell, and was produced by John Hammond...