Jack Kerouac

Jack Kerouac

Real Name:
Jean Louis Kerouac
Born: 12 March 1922 in Lowell, Massachusettes, USA.
Died: 21 October 1969 in St. Petersburg, Florida, USA.

The American writer, poet and painter Jack Kerouac, née Jean Louis Kerouac, became the leading chronicler of the beat generation, a term that he coined to label a social and literary movement in the 1950's.

After studying briefly at Columbia University, he achieved fame with his spontaneous and unconventional prose, particularly the novel "On The Road" (1957). After the success of this work Kerouac produced a series of thematically and structurally similar novels, including "The Dharma Bums" and "The Subterraneans" (both 1958), "Doctor Sax" (1959), "Lonesome Traveler" (1960), and "Big Sur" (1962).

His loosely structured, autobiographical works reflect a peripatetic life, with warm but stormy relationships and a deep social disillusionment assuaged by drugs, alcohol, mysticism, and biting humor.

Jack Kerouac Discography


DLP 3154 Jack Kerouac & Steve Allen (3) Jack Kerouac & Steve Allen (3) - Poetry For The Beat Generation Hanover DLP 3154 US 1959 Sell This Version
HM 5006 Jack Kerouac, Al Cohn, Zoot Sims Jack Kerouac, Al Cohn, Zoot Sims - Blues And Haikus (Album) Hanover HM 5006 US 1959 Sell This Version
MG-V-15005 Jack Kerouac Readings By Jack Kerouac On The Beat Generation Verve Records MG-V-15005 USA & Canada 1960 Sell This Version
51695 Jack Kerouac The Dharma Bums(2xCass, Abr) Audio Literature 51695 US 1991 Sell This Version
SLE 29 Jack Kerouac Mexico City Blues(2xCass) Shambhala Lion Editions SLE 29 Canada 1996 Sell This Version
RCD 10474 Jack Kerouac Jack Kerouac Reads On The Road Rykodisc RCD 10474 US 1999 Sell This Version
7243 520188 2 6 Jack Kerouac Legends Of The 20th Century (Original Recordings)(CD) EMI 7243 520188 2 6 UK 1999 Sell This Version
4995-CD Jack Kerouac On The Road(9xCD + Box) Books On Tape 4995-CD US 1999 Sell This Version
UACD27(10) Jack Kerouac On The Road(10xCD, Box) Caedmon Records UACD27(10) US 2000 Sell This Version
none Jack Kerouac Doctor Sax And The Great World Snake(2xCD, Boo) Gallery Six none US 2003 Sell This Version
0178701RDH, none Jack Kerouac Gelesen Von Michael Hansonis Jack Kerouac Gelesen Von Michael Hansonis - Unterwegs(6xCD) Random House Audio, Rolling Stone (Germany) 0178701RDH, none Germany 2007 Sell This Version
DOY006 Jack Kerouac The Beat Generation According To Jack Kerouac(4xLP, Ltd, Num) Doxy Music DOY006 Europe 2011 Sell This Version


R2 70939 Jack Kerouac The Jack Kerouac Collection (Comp) Rhino Records (2), Rhino Records (2), Rhino Records (2), Rhino Records (2), Rhino Records (2) R2 70939 US 1990 Sell This Version


MYS-76325 Kerouac* A Film By John Antonelli Kerouac* A Film By John Antonelli - Kerouac(VHS, NTSC) Mystic Fire Video MYS-76325 US 1995 Sell This Version


LFP-7158-7, LFP 7158 Jack Kerouac David Carradine Reads On The Road By Jack Kerouac Listen For Pleasure, Listen For Pleasure LFP-7158-7, LFP 7158 Canada 1986 Sell This Version