An 8 Song Ginsberg Sampler Waits for You
Hot on the heels of the release of Holy Soul Jelly Roll: Poems & Songs 1949-1993, the final volume in the Allen Ginsberg box set, Open Culture leads us to a free 8 song sampler from said final volume. A little about the project:
Today marks the release of the final volume in the Allen Ginsberg box set Holy Soul Jelly Roll: Poems & Songs 1949-1993, a collection of previously released and unreleased recordings. For whatever reason, Ginsberg Recordings decided to stagger the digital release of the set over the month of September, beginning with Volume Four (Ashes & Blues), followed by Three (Ah!), Two (Caw! Caw!), and finally, today, Volume One (Moloch!). The last volume “contains the stunning 1956 Berkeley Town Hall reading of Ginsberg’s seminal poem ‘Howl,’ as well as other important historic early poems.” You can preview and buy all four volumes on iTunes, but you needn’t pay to hear some full tracks: Ginsberg Recordings made the “8 song sampler” available on Soundcloud for us.
Head over here, scroll down a bit, and get listening!