Poet Allen Ginsberg was one of the best-known writers of the Beat Generation, as well as a leading figure in the counterculture movement. This deluxe vinyl box set celebrates his most famous and controversial work, ‘Howl, which stands as one of the most important pieces of modern American literature. Ginsberg s passionate recording of his poems comes pressed on translucent red vinyl – a reproduction the original 1959 LP release. Also included in the box set is a replica of the 1956 Howl And Other Poems book, originally released as one of City Lights Pocket Poets series, as well as a photo of Ginsberg from the ’50s and a reproduction of the original City Lights reading invite from 1956. A booklet with new liner notes by Beat scholar Ann Charters, as well as notes by poet Anne Waldman round out the package.