Bundle: Moody Street Irregulars, Issue No.'s 14-15 (The "On the Road Conference Issue" of Spring 1984 & the "Music Issue II" of Spring 1985). Joy Walsh, Jack Kerouac.
Bundle: Moody Street Irregulars, Issue No.'s 14-15 (The "On the Road Conference Issue" of Spring 1984 & the "Music Issue II" of Spring 1985)
Bundle: Moody Street Irregulars, Issue No.'s 14-15 (The "On the Road Conference Issue" of Spring 1984 & the "Music Issue II" of Spring 1985)
Bundle: Moody Street Irregulars, Issue No.'s 14-15 (The "On the Road Conference Issue" of Spring 1984 & the "Music Issue II" of Spring 1985)
Bundle: Moody Street Irregulars, Issue No.'s 14-15 (The "On the Road Conference Issue" of Spring 1984 & the "Music Issue II" of Spring 1985)

Bundle: Moody Street Irregulars, Issue No.'s 14-15 (The "On the Road Conference Issue" of Spring 1984 & the "Music Issue II" of Spring 1985)

Clarence Center, NY: Moody Street Irregulars, 1984-85. First Printings. Stapled Wrappers. Offered here is yet another essential bundle of the Kerouac-themed publication helmed by the late Joy Walsh, "Moody Street Irregulars." We begin with Issue No. 14--the special "On the Road Conference" Issue, which opens with a piece by Susan Edwards titled "Dialogue with Someone Great: Jack Kerouac"; next, we have a contribution from our esteemed friend-&-colleague at the European Beat Studies Network (ebsn.eu), Jaap Van Der Bent, who contributes "Jack Kerouac and His Biographers: Lost Generation, Beat Generation, and Found Generation"; following Jaap is an additional helping of candor-clad commentary from the ever-opinionated friend of Kerouac, John Montgomery, who contributes "Merrimac vs. Monticello." While Issue No. 14 of MSI contains numerous other Kerouac-focused delights, we will now shift our focus to the corresponding Issue featured in this here bundle, Issue No. 15--the second (of two) "Music-dedicated" Special Issue(s) of MSI. [For the first volume in the Music Special Issue series of MSI, see TMB Item #4752]. Issue No. 15 has the potential to bring even the most strong-stomached Beat scholar to kingly surfeit, featuring Kerouac-&-Music -centric contributions from Joel Scherzer ("Missing the Beat" & "Kerouac and the Big Beat"); Tony Quagliano ("To Kerouac"); John Livornese ("Jazz and the Modern Symphony and The New Music"); Michael F. Hopkins ("Thelonious Monk"); Warren Peace ("Jack and the Beatstalkers"); Gary Miller ("Jean-Louis"); John Jablonski ("Mark Murphy's BOP FOR KEROUAC"); Con Holland-Skinner ("Through a Swinging Looking Glass--Or Steps to Discovering Jack Kerouac") along with the typical suite of reviews and 'scene updates' that routinely close issues of MSI. Perhaps most notably, Issue No. 15 features a contribution from a young Kevin Ring of "Beat Scene Magazine" & "Beat Scene Press" fame. The article, titled "The Golden Jukebox," is a concise though brilliant survey-contemplation of the many musical influences on Jack Kerouac...all of which brought some discernible level of influence to bear on Kerouac's storied life and prose. While we could surely expound in even greater detail about the contents of this highly-collectible issue...ruminating, perhaps, on the significant way in which it covers-&-orbits the truly historic 1982 Jack Kerouac Conference-Reunion in Boulder, Colorado...we will instead leave such subterranean scholastic sojourns to the future owner of this special MSI Bundle. View the images which accompany this listing (particularly the back covers of both issues) to see the virtually overflowing Contents Lists in full. All this and more in the big-bang-for-your-buck bundles of Moody Street Irregulars, the Joy Walsh-edited (and Jack Kerouac-focused) Beat periodical. Be sure to search “Moody Street Irregulars” in the Search Engine of the Third Mind Books site to browse our complete MSI holdings. Magazine(s) in stapled wrappers, the first and only printing(s) of this Kerouac-centered sequence of rarities. Both issues in very fine condition with only slightest shelf wear to fine-edges, corners; faint, select instances of yellowing to some spots along fine-edges; moderate-to-pronounced rusting to staples at interior & exterior of both issues, else pristine. Very Fine. [Item #4787]

Price: $55.00