is the easiest way to share online.
Learn more »
Charles Mingus Checks Bobby Fischer in Bellevue -
June 18, 2012
Dogmeat █ Roiling vortex of...
Charles Mingus Checks Bobby Fischer in Bellevue What is it about Bellevue and your artist types? Bellevue hospital, howled around by the best minds of Ginsberg's generation. Bellevue, Charlie Parker's last hospital - he checked in after an attempt to check out of life a year before heart failure, pneumonia, and cirrhosis of the liver did the job for him. Where Caitlin McNamara Thomas spent her first night in NY. And Bellevue, where, according to his extraordinary autobiography, Charles Mingus bumped into Bobby Fischer. If this excerpt doesn't qualify as fair use, I submit it here under, as we say in Ireland, The Grandfather Rule - that is to say, as lyrics, on which the good fight is still being fought. (E2 FAQ: Copyright Changes) This forms the vocal voiced by Robbie Robertson on (and I fear here a succession of deep breaths may be in order) "Canon (Part 2) includes 'Playing Chess With Bobby Fischer In Bellevue Reverie' from "Beneath The Underdog'", track three from Hal Wilner... -
©2013 FriendFeed -
Tools & Widgets