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Hunter S. Thompson's "The Kentucky Derby is Decadent & Depraved" is getting its first vinyl release


What is more Louisville than the Kentucky Derby and the gonzo journalism of Hunter S. Thompson?

Thompson wrote his iconic article "The Kentucky Derby is Decadent & Depraved" in 1970, which was then turned into an album by Hal Willner in 2012. Now that release is coming to vinyl for the first time July 29th!

The LP features top-notch talent like actors Tim Robbins and Will Forte, as well as musicians like Dr. John.

The vinyl release is dedicated to Willner, who sadly passed away due to COVID-19 in 2020.

Click here for more details or to get your copy.

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Mel is the WFPK morning host. Email Mel at mfisher@lpm.org.

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