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[Thompson made himself the centerpiece of his stories] to show that a regular person could be in the midst of read more

[Thompson made himself the centerpiece of his stories] to show that a regular person could be in the midst of the craziness of the time, ... He was our historian.

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At times I might play some kind of folkloric flute, although I didn't play those with the frequency or the read more

At times I might play some kind of folkloric flute, although I didn't play those with the frequency or the skill then as I do now.

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Esquire, in a July, 1957 issue, has a photograph of me playing the French horn at the Five Spot.

Esquire, in a July, 1957 issue, has a photograph of me playing the French horn at the Five Spot.

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It's a really innovative idea. I've done concerts for young people all over the world, but I never thought of read more

It's a really innovative idea. I've done concerts for young people all over the world, but I never thought of using the Beatles.

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Allen Ginsberg was a world authority on the writing of William Blake, and had an incredible knowledge of classic literature read more

Allen Ginsberg was a world authority on the writing of William Blake, and had an incredible knowledge of classic literature and world politics.

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That's the best birthday present -- to give something back to the musicians who have given this country so much,

That's the best birthday present -- to give something back to the musicians who have given this country so much,

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A few years later, my Uncle David took me to the Earle Theatre to hear Duke Ellington.

A few years later, my Uncle David took me to the Earle Theatre to hear Duke Ellington.

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Franz Kline, who became known for his black and white paintings, did a whole series of gorgeous landscapes and wonderful read more

Franz Kline, who became known for his black and white paintings, did a whole series of gorgeous landscapes and wonderful portraits that may still hang in Greenwich Village.

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Like the music of Beethoven, Bach and Charlie Parker, the Beatles' music was built to last - proving that a read more

Like the music of Beethoven, Bach and Charlie Parker, the Beatles' music was built to last - proving that a thing of beauty is a joy forever.

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Even before he had one book published, Jack was one of those people you could feel was very special.

Even before he had one book published, Jack was one of those people you could feel was very special.

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