Allen Ginsberg & The Klezmatics, Berlin, 1993
May 6, 2017
Another rare video treasure. We’ve mentioned it before – but thought we would spotlight once again this weekend Allen Ginsberg’s 1993 Berlin concert collaboration with legendary New York klezmer band, The Klezmatics The Klezmatics accompany Allen on five songs: “Everybody Sing” –  (“Everybody’s just a little bit homosexual whether they like it[…]
May Day
May 1, 2013
May Day. May Day Greetings from The Allen Ginsberg Project! With Allen this day (today) is always a special day. Remembering his pivotal (all-too-brief) tenure (in Prague, in 1965, the “Prague Spring“) as “King of May” (Kral Majales) – and also his old[…]
Allen on May Day
May 1, 2012
May First. Three classic postings revisited. First, our posting from last year. Allen triumphantly performs his own special version of the Fifth Internationale. Followed by King of May, “Kral Majales” – Allen was famously voted May King in 1965 at the height of the short-lived historic Prague Spring. Here he is, on[…]