Jack Kerouac/Steve Allen – Poetry For The Beat Generation

Post-war existentialist hails Charlie Parker and puts Beat Poetry on the map Jack Kerouac is most famous for his iconic novel On the Road, a book which helped define an entire generation of drifters, hitchhikers, poets and musicians (although not exclusively in that order), whom Kerouac collectively coined as “The Beat Generation.” Upon publication in… Read More Jack Kerouac/Steve Allen – Poetry For The Beat Generation

Jack Bruce – Spirit: Live At The BBC 1971-1978

Jack Bruce was one of the finest and most original musicians in popular music. And while he is famous predominately for his work in Sixties supergroup Cream (with Eric Clapton and Ginger Baker), his solo output is no less impressive, which in itself was a genre-defying display of talent that remains startling even today. Spirit:… Read More Jack Bruce – Spirit: Live At The BBC 1971-1978

George Harrison – Living In The Material World

After the glorious, transcendent high of All Things Must Pass, George Harrison’s follow up, 1973’s Living In The Material World was something of a let down. The album was essentially a collection of songs concerned with the reward of enlightenment and the spiritual insolvency that comes with materialism. Harrison himself described the difference in approach… Read More George Harrison – Living In The Material World