Jack Kerouac


August 11th, 1999 ~ Music from "on the road" with Jack Kerouac reading his poetry and the soundscape his hometown Lowell, Massachusetts. Music from Dizzy Gillespie, Tom Waits, Slim Gaillard, Willie Nelson, and Morphine ensure that The Beats go on!

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  • Open Bed: Readings from 'On the Road' and 'Visions Of Cody' Jack Kerouac with Steve Allen
    The Beat Generation, Rhino
  • On the Road Again Canned Heat
    Folk Song America: A 20th Century Revival, Smithsonian Collection
  • Beatnik Blues Huey 'Piano' Smith
    Having A Good Time with Huey 'Piano' Smith & His Clowns, West Side
  • Basic Hip Del Close & John Brent
    The Beat Generation, Rhino
  • Oop-Pop-A-Da Dizzy Gillespie
    The Beat Generation, Rhino
  • Yip Roc Heresy Slim Gaillard & His Middle Europeans
    The Beat Generation, Rhino
  • Footloose in Greenwich Village
    The Beat Generation, Rhino
  • What is Truth Johnny Cash
    The Essential Johnny Cash 1955-1983, Columbia/Legacy
  • Instrumental: Beatnik Fly Johnny & The Hurricanes
    Rock Instrumental Classics, Vol. 2: The Sixties, Rhino
  • Jerry The Junker Clarence Williams and his Orchestra
    Reefer Songs - 16 Original Jazz Vocals, Stash
  • Junko Partner Dr. John
    Mos' Scocious - The Dr. John Anthology, Rhino
  • Pennyroyal Tea Nirvana
    Unplugged In New York, DGC
  • Too Much Alcohol J.B. Hutto
    Chicago Blues Today! Vol. 1, Vanguard
  • Instrumental: Study for Player Piano No. 3c Conlon Nancarrow
    Conlon Nancarrow: Studies for Player Piano Vol. 1, Wergo
  • History of Bop Jack Kerouac
    Readings By Jack Kerouac On the Beat Generation, Verve
  • Hey! Ba-Ba-Re-Bop Lionel Hampton
    Hamp: The Legendary Decca Recordings of Lionel Hampton, Decca
  • Relaxing with Lee Charlie Parker
    Bird's Best Bop, Verve
  • Skippy Thelonious Monk & ensemble
    The Complete Blue Note Recordings, Blue Note
  • Bloomdido Gillespie/Parker/Monk & "Salt Peanuts" Gillespie/Parker
    Charlie Parker-Yardbird Suite: The Ultimate Charlie Parker Collection, Rhino
  • Hey Jack Kerouac 10,000 Maniacs
    In My Tribe, Elektra
  • The Work Song Arthur Lyman
    Sonic Sixties, Tradition
  • Moanin Lambert, Hendricks and Ross
    The Hottest New Group In Jazz, Columbia/Legacy
  • The Real Nitty Gritty Shirley Ellis
    The Big Ol' Box of '60s Soul, Rhino
  • Goin' Down the Road Feelin' Bad Cephas and Wiggins
    Goin' Down the Road Feelin' Bad, Evidence
  • Me and Paul Willie Nelson
    Justice Country, Justice
  • Instrumental: Harlem Nocturne Spike Jones New Band
    The Crime Scene, Capitol
  • SEGMENT: Kerouac in Lowell, MA
  • Jack & Neal/California, Here I Come Tom Waits
    The Beat Generation, Rhino
  • Song of the Wanderer Helen Humes & Count Basie
    Vol 6 1938, Média 7
  • Balinese Bongos Les Baxter
    Bongoland, Capitol
  • But I Was Cool Oscar Brown Jr.
    The Beat Generation, Rhino
  • Instrumental: State Street Sun Ra
    The Singles, Evidence
  • SEGMENT: Kerouac in Lowell, MA
  • Kerouac Morphine
    Kicks, Joy, Darkness, Ryko
  • Hit the Road Jack Percy Mayfield
    Percy Mayfield, Vol. 2: Memory Pain, Specialty
  • Sugar Shack Jimmy Gilmer and the Fireballs
    The History of Dot Records Volume Two: Come Go With Me, Varèse Sarabande
  • Trucker's Cafe Ian and Sylvia
    Long Long Time, Vanguard
  • SEGMENT: At Kerouac's grave
  • Praised Be Man Jack Kerouac
    Readings By Jack Kerouac On The Beat Generation, Rhino
  • Didn't He Ramble Papa Celestin's New Orleans Band
    Marie Laveau, GHB Records
  • End Bed: Rockhouse Ray Charles
    The Birth of Soul - The Complete Atlantic Rhythm & Blues Recordings, 1952-1959, Atlantic