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CDs with: Cohn, Al

The Jack Kerouac collection.
Poetry for the beat generation ; and The Steve Allen Plymouth show -- Blues and haikus -- Readings by Jack Kerouac on the beat generation ; and Is there a beat generation? Disc 1. October in the railroad earth (7:08) -- Deadbelly (1:02) -- Charlie Parker (3:43) -- The sounds of the universe coming in my window (3:14) -- One mother (0:47) -- Goofing at the table (1:42) -- Bowery blues (3:48) -- Abraham (1:14) -- Dave Brubeck (0:27) -- I had a slouch hat too one time (6:11) -- The wheel of the quivering meat conception (1:51) -- McDougal Street blues (3:23) -- The moon her majesty (1:36) -- I'd rather be thin than famous (0:37) -- Bonus track: readings from "On the Road" and "Visions of Cody" (3:30). Disc 2. American haikus (10:01) -- Hard hearted old farmer (2:13) -- The last hotel & some of the dharma (3:49) -- Poems from the unpublished "Book of Blues" (14:08) -- Bonus tacks: Old western movies (6:41) -- Conclusion of The Railroad Earth (10:04). Disc 3. The beat generation (3:09) -- Poems (Fragments): San Francisco, Street scene, Money honey, Westinghouse elevators, Old age, Praised by man, The sad turtle (3:17) -- Lucien midnight: the sounds of the universe in my window, pt. I (2:21) -- Lucien midnight: the sounds of the universe in my window, pt. II (1:53) -- Fantasy: the early history of bop (10:53) -- Excerpts from "The Subterraneans" (3:07) -- Visions of Neal: Neal and the Three Stooges, pt. I (3:07) -- Visions of Neal: Neal and the Three Stooges, pt. II (13:48) -- Bonus track: Is there a beat generation? (12:32).
CD 1281
The thundering herds, 1945-1947 / Woody Herman.
Woodchopper's ball / Joe Bishop, Woody Herman (3:09) -- Apple honey / Woody Herman (3:16) -- Goosey gander / Woody Herman (3:21) -- Northwest Passage / Woody Herman, Ralph Burns, Chubby Jackson (3:09) -- The good earth / Neal Hefti (2:31) -- A jug of wine / Lerner, Loewe (2:52) -- Your father's moustache / Bill Harris, Woody Herman (3:19) -- Bijou / Ralph Burns (3:21) -- Wild root / Woody Herman, Neal Hefti (2:54) -- Panacea / Ralph Burns, Leonard Feather (3:17) -- Backtalk / Shorty Rogers, Red Norvo (2:59) -- Non-alcoholic / John La Porta (3:03) -- Blues are brewing / Eddie De Lange, L. Alter (3:11) -- The goof and I / Al Cohn (2:50) -- Four brothers / Jimmy Guiffre (3:15) -- Blue flame / J.A. Noble (3:20).
CD 2628