Friday, September 7, 2012

10000 Maniacs Perform "Hey Jack Kerouac"

Some local music I grew up with to accompany this article reminding us that the "bopping, scatting, mystical jazz poet who almost singlehandedly willed the 1960s counterculture into being was himself a political conservative and a Catholic" — The Conservative Kerouac.

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Blogger Mark in Spokane said...

Kerouac is a favorite author of mine. I often wonder if his conservatism and Catholicism are improperly viewed in contrast with his counter-cultural work. Perhaps his counter-cultural work grew out of his conservatism and Catholicism?

September 10, 2012 at 3:32 PM  

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