The Last Supplement to the Whole Earth Catalog

Editor: Ken Kesey

Publication date : 1971

Whole Earth Catalog

A collection of essays, fictions, cartoons and art work.

Includes a piece about the Grateful Dead at Altamont entitled A Brief Exegesis of Certain Sociophilosophical Themes in Robert Hunter's Lyrics To "New Speedway Boogie" by Ed McClanahan. This piece was subsequently interwoven with another McClanahan piece and included as Grateful Dead I Have Known in My Vita, If You Will: The Uncollected Ed McClanahan, Ed McClanahan, 1998 and The Grateful Dead Reader (Readers on American Musicians), Dodd/Spaulding, 2000.

The Last Supplement was co-edited by Ken Kesey and includes a number of his essays. The cover is by R. Crumb.