The original broadcasts by Patrick Magee, Billie Whitelaw, Harold Pinter and others.
The complete text read (in French) by the author for radio broadcast in 1954.
The author in conversation, even singing a couple of songs, and readings from Au Bout De La Nuit and Mort A Credit by Michel Simon and Arletty.
Reading from his novels Robinson, The Hard Shoulder and The Passenger, and The Museum of Loneliness, with field recordings and bits from the soundtracks of Asylum and Content. Assembled by Mordant Music.
Breakneck punk poetry filmed at the turn of the 1970s — Beasley St, Chickentown, I Married A Monster From Outer Space, Health Fanatic, The Day My Pad Went Mad, and the rest.
The Harlem Renaissance giant, four ways. Leonard Feather’s sextet, Charles Mingus with Horace Parlan, Bob Dorough’s hip Jazz Canto, and poetry readings by LH himself (including I Have Known Rivers). Lovely stuff.
Teaming up with sax players Al Cohn and Zoot Sims for a series of abstract, spontaneous poetry-meets-jazz sessions.
The three albums Poetry For The Beat Generation, with pianist Steve Allen; Blues And Haikus, with Zoot Sims and Al Cohn; Readings By Jack Kerouac. Plus an LP compiling out-takes, a college lecture, a TV appearance.
John Simon’s funny, entertaining chop-up of a mock MM debate, enacting subjectivities split and scattered, narratives disrupted, signification broken down… ‘Drop this jiggery-pokery and talk straight turkey.’
Sumptuously presented, fastidious sound-conversions of everything from medieval music manuscripts to historic telegrams, seventeenth-century barrel organ programmes to eighteenth-century ‘notations’ of Shakespearean recitation.
The surviving BBC broadcasts — including a conversation with Ted Hughes, and various readings.
The earliest intelligible recording of the human voice: twenty seconds of Au Clair De La Lune, from 1860, seventeen years before Thomas Edison invented the phonograph. With an etched flip, notes and diagrams.
That unmistakable voice, and the best audio examples of his cut-ups, from the mid-60s, implacable dissidence — and some joujouka music he and Ornette recorded in Morocco. Vinyl too, look.
The 1984 Hollywood novel, captivatingly read by Will Oldham. (Wurlitzer wrote the Two-Lane Blacktop screenplay for Monte Hellman, and Pat Garrett And Billy The Kid for Peckinpah, amongst other illustrious works.)