Made Up in Texas – 1
October 28, 2013
    Here’s yet another version of Allen’s delightful bitter-sweet¬†Airplane Blues (see our earlier posting about that particular composition¬†here). This one, with Bugs Henderson and Friends, recorded in Dallas, Texas in the Fall of 1985, is one of two cuts by Allen featured on the extraordinary (and extraordinarily hard-to-find!) compilation[…]
Airplane Blues ( – ASV #26)
December 17, 2011
We’ve already featured Jonas Mekas and Allen here. Here‘s another Jonas-Allen, Mekas-Ginsberg document – Allen’s (table-) “rapping” a cappella “Airplane Blues” – to the delight and amazement of a company of assembled guests (isn’t that Japanese poet, Gozo Yoshimasu, who we glimpse, fleetingly, among the company? – why, yes it is). The,[…]