THE ORGAN

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Numbers 1-9 (all publ.). Berkeley, CA, July 1970- July 1971. Tabloid newspaper format, 34pp each. Offset B&W and color. In good clean condition.

EUR 3,000.00

Countercultural journal, edited by Gerard van der Leun, published by Christopher Weills. The contents of this hip paper include interviews with Allen Ginsberg (+ his "Police State Blues"), Jerry Garcia, Melvin Peebles, B.B. King, Jerry Lee Lewis, Divine, and Country Joe; comic strips by S. Clay Wilson and Robert Crumb; artwork by Satty, Greg Irons, and David Singer; camp troupe The Cockettes; communes in Taos, Mexico; Tom Clark; Kenneth Anger; Ed Sanders; "Trash", "Performance", "Gimme Shelter" reviewed; Kathmandu; Gary Snyder ("Spel Against Demons"); the rise of the New Right; Scientology; The Process Church; Krishna Consciousness; Synanon; Ayn Rand; John Lennon and Primal Scream; the JFK assassination; H.P. Lovecraft; drug addiction; Robert Anton Wilson and Robert J. Shea on LBJ; William Burroughs and others. Complete runs are scarce,in particular the first issue which had been banned in several US cities, including Los Angeles, Seattle, Chicago, and New York.