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Vintage audio tapes of Lenny Bruce performances  

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Lot closed - Sold For:$3,000
$5,000 - $8,000

Twelve reel-to-real audio tapes of Lenny Bruce performances in San Francisco, Chicago, and elsewhere, 1962-1964
Bruce, Lenny

Reel-to-reel tapes in original boxes, with typed labels. 8 are 5" in diameter, 4 are 7" in diameter. Accompanied by a set of CD's containing transfers from the tapes.

Riffs on obscenity trials, free speech, sex, church, marriage, the police, taxes, etc. The performances at the Gate of Horn in December 1962 may be the same as in the Lenny Bruce audio archives at Brandeis University; the others appear to be unavailable elsewhere.

  1 Dubs from unidentified shows March-April 1964
  2 Café Au Go Go / Off Broadway [SF]; undated.
  3 Unidentified; re Garbage, his mother suing him, etc.
  4 Unidentified: Lenny Bruce [defendant] & ? Dolan [Judge]
  5 At the Gate O’Horn, Chicago [Dec 1962]
  6 Variety of performance excerpts
  7 Dave Gardner side 1, Lenny Bruce side 2
  8 Lenny Bruce show / Chicago undated [Eichman…knotholes]
  9 Variety of performance excerpts
  10-11 Off Broadway [SF] 9-6-64
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Very good condition.
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