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re: Lester Bangs

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EvilNickname 01:14 pm MST 04/06/18
In reply to: Lester Bangs - fnord 11:35 am MST 04/06/18

Hmm. A quick Google search for "Erection of the Heart" finds the same term in a medical text from 1685 (if my Roman numerals aren't letting me down).

I doubt that's where either of them found it, though.

> I have no doubt Jim was familiar with Bangs' work-- Jim's
> a music fan and would no doubt keep up with a figure like
> Lester. Is this where Jim first heard the phrase? Or did
> he use it himself earlier and somehow influence Bangs?


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