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Joe Shlabotnik

(5,604 posts)
Sun Mar 24, 2013, 01:38 AM Mar 2013

Now it's jazz,

"Now it’s jazz, the place is roaring, all beautiful girls in there, one mad brunette at the bar drunk with her boys – one strange chick I remember from somewhere, wearing a simple skirt with pockets, her hands in there, short haircut, slouched, talking to everybody – Up and down the stairs they come the bartenders are the regular brand of Jack, and the heavenly drummer who looks up in the sky with blue eyes, with a beard, is wailing beercaps of bottles and jamming on the cash register and everything is going to the beat — it’s the beat generation, it’s beat. It’s the beat to keep, it’s the beat of the heart, it’s being beat and down in the world and like old-time lowdown and like in ancient civilizations the slave boat- men rowing galleys to a beat and servants spinning pottery to a beat."
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Now it's jazz, (Original Post) Joe Shlabotnik Mar 2013 OP
where did you find that ????? olddots Mar 2013 #1
Well, you-tube naturally, Joe Shlabotnik Mar 2013 #2
Cool clip Joe... bluesbassman Mar 2013 #3
ya know... Joe Shlabotnik Mar 2013 #4
Amen to that brother. We all have a light that illuminates us... bluesbassman Mar 2013 #5

Joe Shlabotnik

(5,604 posts)
2. Well, you-tube naturally,
Sun Mar 24, 2013, 01:51 AM
Mar 2013

buts its from On The Road, set to some clowning drunken Kerouac footage I presume. (There's no shortage of sad documentary of it. Just went down hill from 1957-ish onward)

Joe Shlabotnik

(5,604 posts)
4. ya know...
Sun Mar 24, 2013, 02:26 AM
Mar 2013

personally the blues found me: it resonated, it made sense, then I discovered Kerouac and be-bop, and far beyond... and that was for my soul. No looking back. Just live in the moment.


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5. Amen to that brother. We all have a light that illuminates us...
Sun Mar 24, 2013, 02:33 AM
Mar 2013

Some just never flip the switch. Glad you found yours.

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