22 febbraio 2021

Importante omaggio ad Allen Ginsberg prodotto da Peter Hale e Jesse Goodman per i cinquant'anni del suo The Fall of America: Poems of these States, 1965-1971, con ambientazioni musicali originali create secondo metodo dichiaratamente willneriano e il recupero in molti brani di letture dalla viva voce del Poeta: Allen Ginsberg’s The Fall of America: A 50th Anniversary Musical Tribute.

Scrivono Hale e Goodman: "Our model for this exciting project was Allen’s The Lion for Real produced by the masterful Hal Willner. We had hoped that he would offer us his guidance and with some musicians on board he might have been persuaded to join us as he had done with other projects over the years. Sadly, fate intervened and Hal became one of the first casualties of this deadly pandemic. Although we cannot come close to the genius he would have brought to this project, he will forever be our guiding light, our guardian angel and inspiration for this project. He has left us a model to work with and we will shoot for the stars as his spirit guides us. His blueprint for unexpected combinations and looking in unexpected places inspired us and to our surprise we found international interest from around the world including Ghana, Nigeria, Rwanda, South Korea and Japan. Music has an incredible power not only to move but also to unite people. With that in mind, all proceeds from the sales of these tracks will be donated to HeadCount.org, an organization which promotes voter registration and participation in democracy through the power of music. The Fall of America is the warning and the world is listening."