Four anniversaries today (birthdays) – in fact, we’re going to be looking at anniversaries
all this week.
starting off with.. Herman Melville‘s birthday (born in New York, August 1st, 1819)
Ginsberg-on-Melville (he greatly admired the poetry) can be seen here and here
next – Ramblin’ Jack Elliott (born Elliot Charles Adnopoz in Brooklyn, 1931) – 91 !
(we celebrated his 90th birthday – here).
And don’t miss Allen’s 4-part interview with him – here, here, here, and here
Jim Carroll’s lectures at Naropa can be found here, here, here, here, here, here, here , here and here
And don’t miss his hilarious recounting of “The Poet and the Vibrator” – here
– wishing you all a happy birthday!