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Ed Sanders: POEM FROM JAIL

Ed Sanders: POEM FROM JAIL

£75.00Price

3rd printing 1963 27pp City Lights Books A5 stapled booklet. Staples are rusty. White coloured pamphlet, edges of cover browned with age. Pattern of marks on back. Clean pages with tanning on edges. VG.

 

From the library of Spydeee Gasmantell, with his signature on prelims. Long form poem in 9 parts, Part V was published in City Lights Journal No.1. Written by the author during incarceration from 8-24 August 1961 while in Montville State Jail Uncasville, Conn. Inside back cover reads "The author of this extraordinary poem is editor of Fuck You: A Magazine of the Arts .”

 

Bought by Spydeee in 1968 from Hudson’s Bookshop in Birmingham England. Ed Sanders was a member of The Fugs a huge influence on WORM (pre-COUM) and COUM transmissions. Fugs were not only the first band to scream their discontent in an exorcism outside the White House - "Out Demons Out" - but also the first band we heard play the electric violin.

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