Jim Carroll :: August 1, 1950 — September 11, 2009

They don't really make artists like Jim Carroll anymore - that time has passed.   Born in 1950 in New York City, Jim was undoubtedly a product of both the Beat influence on American culture and punk's ramshackle ethics. Carroll's writing and his music were twin forces that clawed and raked at an urban existence that had been both his bane and his muse.   He stood alongside Patti Smith as one of the punk era's true poets - and as much as music came after his . . .

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