WorldCat Identities

Babbs, Ken

Overview
Works: 36 works in 71 publications in 5 languages and 3,177 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  History  Biography  Periodicals  Western stories 
Roles: Author
Classifications: PS3561.E667, 813.54
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works about Ken Babbs
 
Most widely held works by Ken Babbs
Last go round by Ken Kesey( Book )

19 editions published between 1994 and 2010 in 6 languages and held by 1,603 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Three cowboys of different races battle for a bronco busting title. The time is the 1910s, the setting a small town in Oregon swollen to bursting for the rodeo. One of the cowboys is black, one is an Indian and one is white. Lots of detail on roping, riding and bronco busting. By the author of One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest
On the bus : the complete guide to the legendary trip of Ken Kesey and the Merry Pranksters and the birth of the counterculture by Paul Perry( Book )

6 editions published between 1990 and 1996 in English and held by 551 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Who shot the water buffalo? : a novel by Ken Babbs( Book )

6 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in English and held by 436 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lieutenant Tom Huckelbee, leathery as any Texican come crawling out of the sage, and Lieutenant Mike Cochran, loquacious son of an Ohio gangster, make an unlikely pair training to be Marine chopper pilots on their way to Vietnam. The dynamic takes the reader from a couple of know-nothing young men straight out of flight school, to Marine aviators caught in the middle of a disorienting war
"The Cassady issue"( Book )

2 editions published in 1981 in English and held by 67 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Citadel of the spirit : Oregon's sesquicentennial anthology( Book )

1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 31 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Last go round a real western by Ken Kesey( Recording )

4 editions published between 1994 and 1996 in English and held by 14 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

By adding to the bare bones of Oregonian lore, the authors have created a "rip-snortin" tale of the true Old West. Three good friends are pitted against one another for the World Championship Broncbusting title at the Pendleton Round-Up of 1911
The Acid test( Visual )

2 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this special "Directors Cut" the Prankster pose as moviemakers, "simply shooting a party scene". Their planning is interrupted enroute to the event, to hide the stash, because a patrol car has spotted Further. Naturally you are treated to plenty of Dead (Warlock) classics and Prankster craziness
Intrepid Traveller and his Merry Band of Pranksters look for a cool place( Visual )

1 edition published in 1999 in English and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

It was 1964 and Beatnics, "the Pranksters," and other psychedelic revolutionaries were gathering together in California with Ken Kesey, who had just written "Sometimes a Great notion." The publication party was to be in "Madhattan" in the middle of June. So they bought a bus, painted it and hit the road sharing such adventures as the bus stuck in Arizona and the loss of a Prankster in Houston, plus numerous wild adventures inside the bus, with Neal Cassady at the wheel, rapping and rolling. Following the main feature join them as they take the bus to Britain and Ireland, touring, performing, and widening the consciousness of all they meet
The Bend in the river reality( )

in English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Neal Cassady, Drive 1 by Neal Cassady( Recording )

1 edition published in 1999 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

First of the "Drive tapes," recorded in an Old Plymouth station wagon set up with earphones and mike, with Neal Cassady ripping and rapping and ranting and wrenching at the steering wheel and tromping on the foot pedals from midnight to dawn
Neal at the wheel New Jersey Turnpike( Recording )

1 edition published in 1999 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Neal Cassady rapping and driving Ken Kesey's bus on the New Jersey Turnpike in the summer of 1964. Experience 50 miles with Kesey and his Merry Band of Pranksters as Neal Cassady performs his famous NJ Turnpike rap
Ken Kesey's Twister( Visual )

1 edition published in 1999 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ken Kesey's take on "The Wizard of Oz" performed by the Merry Pranksters at the McKenzie Theater in Springfield, Oregon
The acid test( Recording )

1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Can you pass the acid test?( Recording )

1 edition published in 1999 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1965 in a recording studio in San Francisco Kesey and Babbs and the Pranksters took over the place to reconnect all the microphones so the Pranksters could get the famous figure eight reverberation configuration working before the Grateful Dead showed up. They came late, and Kesey et. al. were high and kept getting higher as the recording progressed, till by dawn nine hours of takes had been laid down on the eight track
The First perennial Poetic hoohaw( Visual )

1 edition published in 1999 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A celebration of springtime on the University of Oregon campus and the Kesey Farm 1976-1977
Can you pass the acid test?( Recording )

1 edition published in 1999 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

One week before LSD became illegal in California, Kesey and Babbs interacted with a crowd in performance at S.F. State, with a live broadcast by the local radio station
Acid tests( Recording )

1 edition published in 1998 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1965 in a recording studio in San Francisco Kesey and Babbs and the Pranksters took over the place to reconnect all the microphones so the Pranksters could get the famous figure eight reverberation configuration working before the Grateful Dead showed up. They came late, and Kesey et. al. were high and kept getting higher as the recording progressed, till by dawn nine hours of takes had been laid down on the eight track
Neal Cassady, Drive 2( Recording )

1 edition published in 1999 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This second of the "Drive tapes," takes up where the first one left off. Recorded in an Old Plymouth station wagon set up with earphones and mike, Neal Cassady rapps and rants and wrenches at the steering wheel while tromping on the foot pedals from midnight to dawn
Twister( Visual )

1 edition published in 1999 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A musical play with its theme the end of the world, leading up to the Millenium. Set in the land of Oz, with commentary by a talking skeleton and peopled by archetypes ranging from the Dorothy, the Tinman and the Scarecrow to Elvis and Frankenstein, all scrambled together in ever-bickering banter. Act one's theme is weather--hurricanes, twisters and floods with the appearance of Thor and his weather map. Act two is sickness with the Tinman and Glenda, the Good Witch in a rendition of "Psychogenic infestation," followed by the appearance of Legba, the African god of rhythm. Act three is earthquakes with Frankenstein and Elvis fighting, but then the good angel appears to lead all in the grand "Gloria" finale number
Twister : a ritual reality in three quarters plus overtime if necessary by Ken Kesey( Book )

1 edition published in 1994 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Who shot the water buffalo? : a novel
Alternative Names
Ken Babbs author and member of The Merry Pranksters

Languages
English (49)

Polish (2)

Dutch (2)

Russian (1)

Czech (1)

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On the bus : the complete guide to the legendary trip of Ken Kesey and the Merry Pranksters and the birth of the countercultureWho shot the water buffalo? : a novelAcid tests