beyond the ghosts: poems by t. kilgore splake

Beyond the Ghosts: Poetry by t. kilgore splake

beyond the ghosts: poems by t. kilgore splake / Presa Press / PO Box 792, Rockford MI 49341 / 35 pages / $6.00

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Merry Christmas! Here’s the Jerry Garcia Band performing Jingle Bells

Merry Christma

Merry Christmas! Here’s the Jerry Garcia Band performing “Jingle Bells” at San Francisco’s Winterland on December 20, 1975. Never heard it quite like this before!

Jerry Garcia – guitar, vocals
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Bob Dylan reads “The Night Before Christmas”

Happy Christmas from Santa and Empty Mirror!

Bob Dylan reads “The Night Before Christmas” for us. Happy Christmas Eve, everyone.

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Bob Dylan – It Must Be Santa

Bob Dylan - It Must be Santa

Today’s Christmas tune is “It Must Be Santa” by Bob Dylan. It’s from his Christmas album, Christmas in the Heart (which is a while lot of fun).

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The Beatles – Christmas Time (Is Here Again)

Beatles 1967 Christmas

Christmas Time (Is Here Again) was written and recorded by The Beatles for their 1967 fan club Christmas record. Ringo also recorded it for his Christmas album, I Wanna Be …{read more}

Michael McClure’s GHOST TANTRAS published by City Lights in new edition

Ghost Tantras by Michael McClure

Originally self-published in 1964 and long out of print, Ghost Tantras is one of McClure’s signature works, a book mostly written in “beast language.” A mix of lyrical, guttural and …{read more}

Ringo Starr – Come on Christmas, Christmas Come On!

Ringo Starr Christmas Album

Ringo gets the holidays rockin’ with “Come on Christmas,” a song from his very fun Christmas album, I Wanna Be Santa Claus which includes both original and traditional songs.

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“Run, Run Rudolph” performed by the Grateful Dead

Run, Run Rudolph

Today’s Christmas tune is “Run, Run Rudolph,” performed by the Grateful Dead at Madison Garden, on December 7, 1971. That’s Pigpen singing.

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Dylan Thomas reads “A Child’s Christmas in Wales”

A Child's Christmas in Wales - Dylan Thomas

Dylan Thomas’ “A Child’s Christmas in Wales” is one of the best known Chirstmas poems.

“This recording was digitized from the LP, “Dylan Thomas Reading Volume 1,” issued on the …{read more}

20+ book gifts for hip kids – and adults, too!

Books for cool kids

Got a kid on your holiday shopping list? Wanna introduce them to the Beats, modern design, the ’60s, jazz, folk, or rock & roll? Or, just give ‘em something fun? …{read more}