(1958) A Coney Island of the Mind
Lawrence Ferlinghetti was an American poet and publisher, co-founder of City Lights Booksellers & Publishers.
Ferlinghetti was best known for his first collection of poems,
A Coney Island of the Mind (1958) with sales of more than one million copies.
As the owner of the City Lights bookstore, Ferlinghetti was arrested for publishing Allen Ginsber
g‘s Howl, which resulted in a lengthy First Amendment trial.
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Sandra “Sandie” Crisp, better known by her stage name The Goddess Bunny, was an American entertainer, drag queen, actress, and model.
I found out a about her death after a visit to a Joel-Peter Witkin exhibition at Charleroi, Belgium.
“Aua” from the album Monokini
Françoise Cactus was a French musician and author.
“Cosmonaute” from the album Monokini
Her band Stereo Total provided some music for the highly regarded TV series
The Trap and All Watched Over by Machines of Loving Grace by Adam Curtis.
“ Wake the Town” (1970)
U-Roy (1942 – 2021) was a Jamaican reggae singer, best known for “Wake the Town” (1970), based on the riddim “Girl I’ve Got a Date”, featuring the lyrics “Wake the town and tell the people, ’bout this musical disc coming your way”.
“ Peuples du monde” (1990)
Tonton David was a French reggae singer best known for his song “Peuples du monde” (1990).
volume 1 Hooked on Classics
Louis Clark was an English music arranger and keyboard player, best-known for his series of kitsch masterpieces Hooked on Classics, disco-reinterpretations of classical music.
“ Quimbara” (1974)
Johnny Pacheco was a Dominican musician and record producer.
He is best known as the founder of Fania All-Stars and for his recording “Quimbara” (1974) with Celia Cruz.
Milford Graves was an American musician and artist known for such albums as (1967), an album featured in the “Top Ten Free Jazz Underground” (1995), a list by Thurston Moore. Nommo
Frans Zwartjes was a Dutch artist and filmmaker.
Ghédalia Tazartès was a French musician known for his guttural singing.
He is on the famous
Nurse with Wound list.