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Praying Mantis - Jim Carroll
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  1. Fragment: Little N.Y. Ode
  2. A Day at the Races
  3. Times Square's Cage
  4. A Child Growing Up with the Sun
  5. Tiny Tortures
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  1. Fragment: Little N.Y. Ode
  2. A Day at the Races
  3. Times Square's Cage
  4. A Child Growing Up with the Sun
  5. Tiny Tortures
  6. To the National Endowment of the Arts
  7. Terrorist Trousers
  8. Monologue: The Loss of American Innocence
  9. For Elizabeth
  10. Sampling Nietzsche
  11. Just Visiting
  12. Praying Mantis
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Not a rock & roll album like his three early-'80s releases with the Jim Carroll Band, 1991's Praying Mantis is a spoken word disc recorded live at St. Marks Church in the Bowery. Taking poems and monologues from his collections Living at the Movies (1973), The Book of Nods (1986), and Forced Entries (1987), as well as some new material and a 14-minute improvised monologue/prose poem/rant called "The Loss of American Innocence," Praying Mantis is like a greatest poetry hits collection. Those who aren't fans of Carroll's ...

Praying Mantis 2008, Noble Rot

UPC: 617742501223

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Praying Mantis 1991, Giant

UPC: 075992443524

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