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William Burroughs' First Spoken-Word Record Gets Re-Released

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In 1965, William Burroughs released the first-ever LP on his label, Spoken Word Recordings. Call Me Burroughs was recorded in the basement of a Parisian bookstore and includes readings from his most famous works, Naked Lunch and Nova Express. The record is a highly sought after collector’s item, and was previously only available for a hefty price. Thanks to the Superior Viaduct label, this gem has been treated to a re-release and is out now. Preview it above, and revisit Glenn O’ Brien’s commentary on Burroughs’ infamous cut-up method here.