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Main Lines, Blood Feasts, and Bad Taste : a Lester Bangs Reader.

Author: Lester Bangs; John Morthland
Publisher: New York : Random House US, 2008.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Before his untimely death in 1982, Lester Bangs was inarguably the most influential critic of rock and roll. Writing in hyper-intelligent Benzedrine prose that calls to mind Jack Kerouac and Hunter S. Thompson, he eschewed all conventional thinking as he discussed everything from Black Sabbath being the first truly Catholic band to Anne Murray's smoldering sexuality. In Mainlines, Blood Feasts, Bad Taste fellow rock  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Bangs, Lester.
Main Lines, Blood Feasts, and Bad Taste : A Lester Bangs Reader.
New York : Random House US, ©2008
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Lester Bangs; John Morthland
ISBN: 9780375713675 0375713670
OCLC Number: 1031964039
Description: 1 online resource (310 pages)

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Before his untimely death in 1982, Lester Bangs was inarguably the most influential critic of rock and roll. Writing in hyper-intelligent Benzedrine prose that calls to mind Jack Kerouac and Hunter S. Thompson, he eschewed all conventional thinking as he discussed everything from Black Sabbath being the first truly Catholic band to Anne Murray's smoldering sexuality. In Mainlines, Blood Feasts, Bad Taste fellow rock critic John Morthland has compiled a companion volume to Psychotic Reactions and Carburetor Dung, the first, now classic collection of Bangs's work. Here are excerpts from an autob.

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