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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

Shotgun Rider: 15 Minutes With Bob Dylan’s Long-Time Friend, Louie Kemp

Louie Kemp made his career mark in the world in the commercial fishing industry, first taking over his father’s business and later expanding it with the Louis Kemp Seafood Company, … Continue reading

September 4, 2019 · Leave a comment

“Mirrors Exorcising Demons”

Mirrors Exorcising Demons (Meditations On Dylan’s Rolling Thunder Revue) I. (who) Is poet (combs) Through blind thickets Of thought (re) Leasing God From these Old mirrors (mind) & eyes & … Continue reading

June 5, 2019 · Leave a comment

Spotlighting Chicago Poet Nancy Botta

In celebration of National Poetry Month 2019, The Electric Review introduces Chicago-area poet Nancy Botta. As readers know, the ER rarely publishes original work. For me to publish someone, their … Continue reading

April 1, 2019 · 1 Comment

Five Poems From John Aiello Celebrate National Poetry Month 2019

Crosses In the Sky (who) Is eyes (dismantled) Crosses in The sky (until) Only the True bones Of eternity remained Dream Peril (cold) In your clutches – All alone again … Continue reading

April 1, 2019 · Leave a comment

“Rivers Dreaming Me”

On March 24th, poet Lawrence Ferlinghetti turns 100 years old. Ferlinghetti’s life includes a vast compendium of accomplishments, none greater or more profound than his founding of the famed City … Continue reading

March 20, 2019 · Leave a comment

Private Testimonies (All Roads Lead To Dylan)

Bob Dylan’s work has helped to shape the path of a multitude of individuals – each of these stories as personal and intimate as the music that rose to inspire … Continue reading

March 1, 2019 · Leave a comment

Who Is Appleseed Recordings? 15 Minutes With President and Founder Jim Musselman

Appleseed Recordings is an independent record label that was founded by Jim Musselman in Pennsylvania in 1997. Before creating the record company, Musselman once worked with Ralph Nader as a … Continue reading

November 28, 2018 · Leave a comment

“Some of the Many Faces of Bob Dylan,” Featuring Original Drawings by Eric Ward

Watercolors and pencil drawings by Eric Ward. © Eric Ward 2018.

October 24, 2018 · Leave a comment
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