Song Lyrics Appearing First as Poems

Laurence Horn laurence.horn at YALE.EDU
Sun Mar 1 01:04:11 UTC 2009

At 5:58 PM -0600 2/28/09, Paul wrote:
>Anyone else remember Steve Allan on the Tonight Show reading lyrics as
>classical poetry?  "Sh-boom" sticks in my head.
>Phil Ochs did 'the Highwayman"

And Joan Baez "So We'll Go No More A Rovin'"
And Judy Collins "The Golden Apples of the Sun"

But I thought we were looking for ones where the poet and the singer
were the same.  Maybe it was a more general query.


>"I am not a number, I am a free man"
>                #6
>RIP.  Patrick McGoohan 1928 2009
>The American Dialect Society -

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