Allen, Ginsberg, "First Blues", Original Gate Fold Two LP Set, John Hammond Records, W2X 37673, 1982, SIGNED By Alan Ginsberg & Peter Orlovsky, Inscribed To John Hersey
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Allen, Ginsberg, "First Blues", Original  Gate Fold Two LP Set, John Hammond Records, W2X 37673, 1982,  SIGNED By Alan Ginsberg  & Peter Orlovsky, Inscribed To John Hersey
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Allen, Ginsberg, "First Blues", Original Gate Fold Two LP Set, John Hammond Records, W2X 37673, 1982, Demo Copy, marked not for sale; SIGNED on the front panel by Allen Ginsberg and inscribed "for John & Barbara Hersey", dated 2/28/83. Hersey, an eminent American writer, was the Pulitzer Prize winning author of the novel, Bell For Adano, and perhaps most notably Hiroshima, a now-classic account of the aftermath of the dropping of the atomic bomb on Hiroshima, Japan, in August 1945. The book is considered a pioneering essay in the New Journalism and has been adjudged the finest piece of journalism of the Twentieth Century. Additionally signed on the edge of the verso of the front panel by Ginsberg's long-time companion , collaborator and fellow poet, Peter Orlovsky. Orlovsky has also signed on the front panel edge but adhesion problems make this signature faint. A comprehensive lyric sheet is laid in, entitled "The Ginsberg Gallimaufry", with recording session photos by Hank O'Neil, and impresario Hammond's defiant statement : "Allen Ginsberg is not only one of the world's best poets but one of its finest citizens as well…I recorded Allen in 1976 but CBS refused to issue the results, considering the songs obscene and disrespectful. I am thrilled to be able to present Allen on my own label: not only the 1976 sessions but those from 1971 and 1981 as well. I will present "disrespectful" music like this as often as possible". Album cover is about near fine, light wear and rubbing to extremities. The playing surfaces are visually near fine and appear to have been played very little. Autographs are near fine in ball point pen with light skipping. A very uncommon album signed by the great Beat poet with a nice association. J1946

Allen, Ginsberg, "First Blues", Original  Gate Fold Two LP Set, John Hammond Records, W2X 37673, 1982,  SIGNED By Alan Ginsberg  & Peter Orlovsky, Inscribed To John Hersey
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Allen, Ginsberg, "First Blues", Original  Gate Fold Two LP Set, John Hammond Records, W2X 37673, 1982,  SIGNED By Alan Ginsberg  & Peter Orlovsky, Inscribed To John Hersey
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Allen, Ginsberg, "First Blues", Original  Gate Fold Two LP Set, John Hammond Records, W2X 37673, 1982,  SIGNED By Alan Ginsberg  & Peter Orlovsky, Inscribed To John Hersey
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Allen, Ginsberg, "First Blues", Original  Gate Fold Two LP Set, John Hammond Records, W2X 37673, 1982,  SIGNED By Alan Ginsberg  & Peter Orlovsky, Inscribed To John Hersey
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Allen, Ginsberg, "First Blues", Original  Gate Fold Two LP Set, John Hammond Records, W2X 37673, 1982,  SIGNED By Alan Ginsberg  & Peter Orlovsky, Inscribed To John Hersey
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Allen, Ginsberg, "First Blues", Original  Gate Fold Two LP Set, John Hammond Records, W2X 37673, 1982,  SIGNED By Alan Ginsberg  & Peter Orlovsky, Inscribed To John Hersey
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Allen, Ginsberg, "First Blues", Original  Gate Fold Two LP Set, John Hammond Records, W2X 37673, 1982,  SIGNED By Alan Ginsberg  & Peter Orlovsky, Inscribed To John Hersey
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Allen, Ginsberg, "First Blues", Original  Gate Fold Two LP Set, John Hammond Records, W2X 37673, 1982,  SIGNED By Alan Ginsberg  & Peter Orlovsky, Inscribed To John Hersey
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Allen, Ginsberg, "First Blues", Original  Gate Fold Two LP Set, John Hammond Records, W2X 37673, 1982,  SIGNED By Alan Ginsberg  & Peter Orlovsky, Inscribed To John Hersey
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Allen, Ginsberg, "First Blues", Original  Gate Fold Two LP Set, John Hammond Records, W2X 37673, 1982,  SIGNED By Alan Ginsberg  & Peter Orlovsky, Inscribed To John Hersey
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Allen, Ginsberg, "First Blues", Original  Gate Fold Two LP Set, John Hammond Records, W2X 37673, 1982,  SIGNED By Alan Ginsberg  & Peter Orlovsky, Inscribed To John Hersey
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Allen, Ginsberg, "First Blues", Original  Gate Fold Two LP Set, John Hammond Records, W2X 37673, 1982,  SIGNED By Alan Ginsberg  & Peter Orlovsky, Inscribed To John Hersey
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