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“Sheriff As Historian”

The following poem was inspired by the work of California writer and historian John G. Edmonds, who served as a Deputy Sheriff in San Mateo County, California for 40 years. … Continue reading

July 9, 2020 · Leave a comment

Bob Dylan’s Looking Glass

ROUGH AND ROWDY WAYS. Bob Dylan. Columbia Records. Mixed, Mastered & Engineered by Greg Calbi, Joseph Lorge & Chris Shaw. “Being a musician means  – depending on how far you … Continue reading

June 23, 2020 · Leave a comment

“Fever Tempest”

Fever Tempest (Meditations On Dylan’s Murder Most Foul)   “I am the dead dog’s last stand (this) visceral power of edges and ends”   (all) Of a sudden (windows) Full … Continue reading

June 23, 2020 · Leave a comment

Appointments With Destiny

40 Years Removed From Bob Dylan’s Rolling Thunder Caravan, Violinist Scarlet Reflects On Her Life and Career   Scarlet Rivera was born and raised in Joliet, Illinois, a stone’s throw … Continue reading

May 18, 2020 · Leave a comment

In Memoriam: Michael McClure

A Trembling In the Wind (Mike McClure Just Died) (looking) For that book With picture Of you On a Harley (be) Side a poem About a jewel Called the moon … Continue reading

May 9, 2020 · Leave a comment

Bob Kaufman’s Collected Works Spotlights the Raw Beauty of the Beats

THE COLLECTED POEMS OF BOB KAUFMAN. Bob Kaufman. City Lights Books. San Francisco poet Bob Kaufman, who died in 1986 at the age of 61, was a one-of-a-kind writer whose … Continue reading

December 2, 2019 · Leave a comment

Travelin’ Thru Invites Us All To A Magical Rock-Country Wedding

TRAVELIN’ THRU. THE BOOTLEG SERIES – VOLUME 15 – 1967-1969. Bob Dylan. Produced by Jeff Rosen and Steve Berkowitz. Liner notes by Colin Escott and Rosanne Cash. Sony Legacy. “I … Continue reading

November 20, 2019 · Leave a comment

Bob Dylan At the Isle of Wight, Rabbit’s Blues & Clarence Clemons On DVD

BOB DYLAN AT THE ISLE OF WIGHT FESTIVAL 1969. Bill Bradshaw. Foreword by Julie Felix. Medina Publishing. “The Second Isle Of Wight Festival of Music, 31 August 1969…and I was … Continue reading

October 1, 2019 · Leave a comment

Zepp Jamieson Spotlights the New Lana del Rey Album

NFR! – NORMAN FUCKING ROCKWELL. Lana del Rey. Produced & Co-Written With Jack Antonoff. Outlets: Urban Outfitters (Pink Vinyl Disks) and Amazon. “I’ve been tidying around in my fucking nightgown … Continue reading

October 1, 2019 · 1 Comment
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