Monday, September 14, 2009

Jim Carroll: 1949 - 2009

 Jim Carroll, poet, punk rocker, and author of The Basketball Diaries, passed away Friday.  He died of a heart attack at the age of 60.  I first became aware of him back during my college radio days when The Jim Carroll Band released "Catholic Boy."  This song from the album seems like a fitting tribute...

His NY Times obit
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