Black Coffee Blues

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Black Coffee Blues
Author Henry Rollins
Country United States
Language English
Publisher 2.13.61
Publication date
(Album in 1997)
Media type Print Paperback
Spoken Word
Pages 120
ISBN 978-1-880985-55-7
OCLC 38203754
818/.5409 21
LC Class PS3568.O5397 B58 1997

Black Coffee Blues is a book written by Henry Rollins, comprising writings penned between 1989 and 1991. It is composed of seven parts; "124 Worlds", "Invisible Woman Blues", "Exhaustion Blues", "Black Coffee Blues", "Monster", "61 Dreams" and "I Know You". It was published in 1992 by 2.13.61 Publications, Rollins' own publishing house.

Rollins would go on to release two other books with the title: Black Coffee Blue Part 2: Do I Come Here Often? (1996) and Black Coffee Blue Part 3: Smile, You're Traveling (2000).


In 1997, it was released as a spoken word double album with author Henry Rollins narrating with acoustic guitar accompaniment by Chris Haskett, guitarist of Rollins Band.

Black Coffee Blues
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Studio album (Audiobook) by Henry Rollins
Released 1997
Genre Audiobook
Label Thirsty Ear
Producer Henry Rollins
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Track listings[edit]

All tracks written by Chris Haskett and Henry Rollins

Disc 1[edit]

  1. Black Coffee Blues (Brisbane) 13:05
  2. Black Coffee Blues (Berlin) 9:11
  3. Black Coffee Blues (New York) 9:14
  4. Black Coffee Blues (Geneva) 9:10
  5. Black Coffee Blues (San Francisco) 9:39
  6. Black Coffee Blues (Georgia) 13:48

Disc 2[edit]

  1. Invisible Woman Blues 5:01
  2. Monster 20:09
  3. Exhaustion Blues 13:14
  4. I Know You 5:09