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Wednesday, March 11, 2009

"What if The Three Stooges were real?"

...Jack Kerouac once asked. Author, born 03/12/22...

Kerouac reading from "On The Road" and "Visions of Cody," accompanied by Steve Allen on piano. Dabble778 has film-jacked Woody Allen for this.

One of my favorite Kerouac novels is "Dr. Sax." Here are some audio-video productions based on that book, the first one by jfc999:

And this one by GottfriedGeist:

Born on 03/11

Ezra Jack Keats, author and illustrator, born 1916:

Astor Piazzolla, composer, born 1921:

Dock Ellis, baseball pitcher, born 1945:

Nina Hagen, singer, born 1955:

Tuesday, March 10, 2009

Born on 03/10

Bix Beiderbecke, cornetist, born 1903:

Harry Bertoia, sculptor, designer, composer, born 1915:

Dean Torrence, half of Jan and Dean, born 1940:

Neneh Cherry, singer-songwriter, born 1964:

Monday, March 9, 2009

Born on 03/09

Mickey Spillane, writer, born 1918, here playing his creation Mike Hammer in a 1963 movie:

Ornette Coleman, composer, saxophonist, born 1930, here with James "Blood" Ulmer, Sirone, and Billy Higgins:

John Cale, composer, etc., born 1942, on TV in 1963: