John Sinclair – Time Line from 1941 to 2018. A Life’s work to date…..

1941-1959 Born October 2 at Women’s Hospital, Flint, Michigan Parents: John Sr. (Jack) and Elsie Sinclair Sister Kathleen born 1943, brother David born 1945 Attended Davison Public Schools, Davison, Michigan 1959 1959-1964 Attended Albion College, Albion, Michigan, 1959-61 Attended Flint Junior College, 1961 Attended University of Michigan-Flint College. 1962-64 Editor, The Word, UM–Flint President, UM—Flint Cinema Guild Graduated UM-Flint, January 1964, A.B. English Literature 1964-67 Attended Wayne State University, Detroit, Graduate School of English Master’s Thesis: William Burroughs’ Naked Lunch Convicted of Marijuana Possession, Detroit Recorders Court, Sentenced to two years probation Co-Founder & Director, Detroit Artists Workshop Founder & Director, Detroit LEMAR (Legalize Marijuana) Editor & Publisher, Artists Workshop Press…

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How do I become an Iron Man Records Patron?

Be the first to hear new releases and get special news updates. As a Patron you will you will be able to choose any T-shirt, CD, or Vinyl of your choice from the Iron Man Shop. Stickers, artwork and other Patron only items will be offered to you as they become available. Join a highly valued group, committed to supporting the future release schedule of Iron Man Records, and enjoy a copy of everything produced with your support on request. Your donation as a Patron will directly support our creative programme of releasing music on Vinyl and will allow us to work with and champion artists, music, ideas and creativity. How…

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How to become an Iron Man Records Patron

Patrons play a vital role in driving forward Iron Man Records vision to create a more engaged independent alternative. https://www.patreon.com/ironmanrecords Whoever controls the internet servers, controls the intellectual record of humankind. And by controlling the intellectual record of humankind, you control our perceptions of who we are. When all music is digital, all independence will cease. Iron Man Records would like to release all new records on Vinyl. You are invited to find out how you can become a Patron.

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Patrons play a vital role in driving forward Iron Man Records vision to create a more engaged independent alternative. https://www.patreon.com/ironmanrecords Whoever controls the internet servers, controls the intellectual record of humankind. And by controlling the intellectual record of humankind, you control our perceptions of who we are. When all music is digital, all independence will cease. Iron Man Records would like to release all new records on Vinyl. You are invited to find out how you can become a Patron.

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John Sinclair – I Just Want To Get High And Fuck (Limited Edition T-Shirt)

This is the third design in a series of Limited Edition T-shirts featuring a quote from John Sinclair, the last of the Beatnik warrior poets…..a cultural revolutionary, pioneer of marijuana activism, radical leader and a political prisoner by the end of the 1960s. In 1966-67 the jazz poet, downbeat correspondent, founder of the Detroit Artists Workshop and underground journalist joined the front ranks of the hippie revolution, managing the “avant-rock” MC5 and organizing countless free concerts in the parks, White Panther rallies and radical benefits. Buy John Sinclair - I Just Want to Get High and Fuck T-shirt here The T-shirts are Gildan Extra Tees. Black shirt with a White print…

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Invitation to become an Iron Man Records Patron

Patrons play a vital role in driving forward Iron Man Records vision to create a more engaged alternative. https://www.patreon.com/ironmanrecords Whoever controls the internet servers, controls the intellectual record of humankind. And by controlling the intellectual record of humankind, you control our perceptions of who we are. When all music is digital, all independence will cease. Iron Man Records would like to release all new records on Vinyl. You are invited to find out how you can become a Patron.

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John Sinclair – Demand The End Of Money (Limited Edition T-Shirt)

This is the second design in a series of Limited Edition T-shirts featuring a quote from John Sinclair, the last of the Beatnik warrior poets…..a cultural revolutionary, pioneer of marijuana activism, radical leader and a political prisoner by the end of the 1960s. In 1966-67 the jazz poet, downbeat correspondent, founder of the Detroit Artists Workshop and underground journalist joined the front ranks of the hippie revolution, managing the “avant-rock” MC5 and organizing countless free concerts in the parks, White Panther rallies and radical benefits. Buy John Sinclair - Demand The End Of Money (Limited Edition T-Shirt) here This run will be limited to 50 Shirts. When they're gone, they are…

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Kick Out The Jams – John Sinclair – Limited Edition T-shirt has arrived

The T-shirts arrived today, they look fantastic. Gerv at Mission Print has done a fantastic job on the printing as usual. Big thanks to Russ at Shockproof-Design for putting it all together and Steve Fly for researching and proposing the John Sinclair quote. Here are a few pictures to show you what the finished design looks like. I have started posting orders already so look out for delivery from next week. This is the first in a series of Limited Edition John Sinclair T-shirts featuring a White Panther design on the FRONT and a quote from John Sinclair on the BACK. Strictly Limited to 50 Shirts including a download code for…

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Beatnik Warrior Poet John Sinclair in the News

January 22, 2019 A group of citizens and NGOs led by Michigan poet John Sinclair and including a physician, a pharmacist, a medical marihuana patient, together with MINORML and the Michigan Medical Marijuana Association have sued the Michigan Board of Pharmacy and its chairperson Nichole Cover seeking to declare void the Board’s continued listing of marihuana as a controlled substance under state law. Under Michigan law, the Board of Pharmacy is charged with the duty to schedule, re-schedule, and de-schedule substances based upon their medical benefits, relative harm and potential for abuse. Notwithstanding the passage of the Michigan Medical Marihuana Act and the Medical Marihuana Facilities Licensing Act, the Board continues…

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John Sinclair – Beatnik Youth (Double CD) 2018

John Sinclair - “Beatnik Youth" on Double CD Released 2018 by Iron Man Records. All Press enquiries to Sean Newsham Catalogue Number: IMB6032 Release date: 2018 Label: Iron Man Records Distribution: Cargo Disc 1 Testify (9.10) Good Stuff (4.32) Everybody Needs Somebody (7.09) Change My Life (5.14) Ain't Nobody's Business (3.36) My Buddy (5.13) That Old Man (3.53) Disc 2 Brilliant Corners (11.29) Culture Cide (11.38) Red Dress (Ruby My Dear) (6.25) Sitarrtha (6.16) Do It (6.16) War On Drugs (6.18) Read a brilliant review of Beatnik Youth by Gus Ironside for Louder Than War here Saby Reyes-Kulkarni interviewed John Sinclair and Youth and wrote a fantastic piece for Bandcamp here…

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John Sinclair – Beatnik Youth – Double CD – review by Steve Fly Amsterdam, 2017

The story of the Beatnik Youth album begins in London. John Sinclair was visiting to perform with guitarist Al Clayton and his band The Dirty Strangers, Gigs organised in part by Ian Grant, including a double bill with Zodiac / Youth. Martin ‘Youth’ Glover came into John’s orbit and found a kindred spirit in John, proposing they work on a jazz project together. 

Sure enough plans were laid out for John to travel to Kingston College Of Music in London, to a recording session set up by Youth. The list of musicians in the large room was staggering: George Butler, Hugo Wilkinson and Steven Pratt on drums, Al Clayton and Brian…

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John Sinclair – Beatnik Youth (Double CD) 2017

John Sinclair - “Beatnik Youth" on Double CD Released 2017 by Iron Man Records. All Press enquiries to Sean Newsham : sean@mutante.co.uk Catalogue Number: IMB6032 Release date: 2017 Label: Iron Man Records Distribution: Cargo Disc 1 Testify (9.10) Good Stuff (4.32) Everybody Needs Somebody (7.09) Change My Life (5.14) Ain't Nobody's Business (3.36) My Buddy (5.13) That Old Man (3.53) Disc 2 Brilliant Corners (11.29) Culture Cide (11.38) Red Dress (Ruby My Dear) (6.25) Sitarrtha (6.16) Do It (6.16) War On Drugs (6.18) Read the brilliant review of Beatnik Youth by Gus Ironside for Louder Than War here John Sinclair, the renegade poet, scholar and cultural revolutionary releases "Beatnik Youth" on…

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John Sinclair – Beatnik Youth (Double CD) 8th September 2017

John Sinclair - “Beatnik Youth" on Double CD Released 8th September 2017 by Iron Man Records. All Press enquiries to Sean Newsham : sean@mutante.co.uk Catalogue Number: IMB6032 Release date: 8th September 2017 Label: Iron Man Records Distribution: Cargo Disc 1 Testify (9.10) Good Stuff (4.32) Everybody Needs Somebody (7.09) Change My Life (5.14) Ain't Nobody's Business (3.36) My Buddy (5.13) That Old Man (3.53) Disc 2 Brilliant Corners (11.29) Culture Cide (11.38) Red Dress (Ruby My Dear) (6.25) Sitarrtha (6.16) Do It (6.16) War On Drugs (6.18) John Sinclair, the renegade poet, scholar and cultural revolutionary releases "Beatnik Youth" on 8th September 2017 on Iron Man Records. The double CD contains…

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