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Jack Kerouac’s Jazz Scene

Kerouac on Record : A Literary Soundtrack

Bloomsbury Academic, 2018

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... such as Dexter Gordon or Wardell Gray. Some of the sweat and power of rhythm-and-blues comes through in the prose. The action takes place on the West Coast, and recordings from the 1940s and early 1950s by local artists like Big Jay McNeeley and Big Jim...

The Kerouac Tribute Recordings

Jim Sampas

Jim Sampas is a music and film producer whose work often focuses on major cultural figures such as Jack Kerouac, the Beatles, Bruce Springsteen, the Smiths, Bob Dylan and the Rolling Stones. In 2017, he was appointed Literary Executor of the Jack Kerouac Estate. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Simon Warner

Simon Warner is a lecturer, writer, broadcaster, and Visiting Research Fellow in Popular Music at the University of Leeds in the UK. He is the author of Text and Drugs and Rock’n’Roll: The Beats and Rock Culture (2013). Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Kerouac on Record : A Literary Soundtrack

Bloomsbury Academic, 2018

Scholarly Books

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... that she helped him with his substance abuse problems, saying ‘Maggie saved my life, and she did it by being interesting.’ Simon Warner speaks to Jim Sampas about Kicks Joy Darkness SW: This was one of the most successful spoken word...