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William S. Burroughs

William S. Burroughs
Born: Feb 5, 1914 in St. Louis, MO
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Died: Aug 2, 1997 in Lawrence, KS
Biography: The elder statesman of literature's Beat Generation -- and, by extension, of the American underground culture -- few figures outside of the musical sphere exerted a greater influence over rock & roll than novelist William S. Burroughs. A provocative, controversial figure famed for his unique cut-up prose ...Read full biography
Dead City Radio
Released: 1990
Label: Island Records
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One of the best Burroughs recordings, Dead City Radio features the writer reading five previously unreleased pieces, along with selections from several of his books. The acerbic Burroughs wit is at its ...Read full review
Call Me Burroughs
Released: 1995
Label: Rhino
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