THE ORGAN #1 (Berkeley, CA: July 1970).
THE ORGAN #1 (Berkeley, CA: July 1970).
THE ORGAN #1 (Berkeley, CA: July 1970).
THE ORGAN #1 (Berkeley, CA: July 1970).
THE ORGAN #1 (Berkeley, CA: July 1970).

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THE ORGAN #1 (Berkeley, CA: July 1970).

Ed. Gerard Van der Leun. Tabloid newspaper format, folded, as issued. 32pp.

Includes "The Cockettes Play The Palace", a 4pp. article illustrated with photographs by Clay Geerdes and Scott Runyan, concluding "They fuck with minds and fuck them well."

Also: an extensive 5pp. interview by the editor with Allen Ginsberg + "Police State Blues" (full page with collage by Joseph La Penta); "Suds Smut" by S. Clay Wilson; Georges Bataille ("Notes on the Present System of Repression"); "The Pornography Poem" by George MacBeth and Michael Foreman; classifieds and a Robert Crumb-drawn ad. for Snatch; more.

Newsprint pages and cover edges age-toned, o/w Very Good. Copies of this first issue are extremely scarce, since it was banned in several US cities, including Los Angeles, Seattle, Chicago, and New York.

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