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John Giorno

A special radio series inspired by the music of John Giorno was broadcast on 11 October 2021. John Giorno has been played on NTS shows including Fractal Meat On A Spongy Bone, with Grasping At Emptiness first played on 16 May 2014.

John Giorno (1936-2019) was an American poet and performance artist. He founded the artist collective Giorno Poetry Systems and coined its mass communication experiment Dial-A-Poem. He became prominent as the subject of Andy Warhol's film "Sleep". He was also an AIDS activist and fundraiser.

Giorno was born in New York. In 1962, while in his early 20s and working in New York as a…

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Give It To Me, Baby
John Giorno
1750 Arch Records1975
Give It To Me, Baby
John Giorno1750 Arch Records1975
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Excerpts From "Shit, Piss, Blood, Pus & Brains"
John Giorno
Giorno Poetry Systems1976
Excerpts From "Shit, Piss, Blood, Pus & Brains"
John GiornoGiorno Poetry Systems1976
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Grasping At Emptiness
John Giorno
Giorno Poetry Systems1978
Grasping At Emptiness
John GiornoGiorno Poetry Systems1978
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