Jim Carroll is dead: Long live Jim Carroll

Poet, punk and underground legend Jim Carroll has died aged 6o. Best known for The Basketball Diaries, his poetry was wild and raw, born from a skin that was well and truly lived in. Here’s the video for the cult classic People Who Died. I am sure Jim would enjoy the irony.

 

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You can check out more of his work at Catholic Boy. But before you go, take a look at Jim reading Just Visiting from Book of Nods. He will be missed…

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4 responses to “Jim Carroll is dead: Long live Jim Carroll

  1. joseph

    its so sad i will miss him so much he was so great

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