Sunday, April 12, 2009

04-11-09 National Poetry Month episode

April is National Poetry Month so I thought I'd prepare a set of poetic songs about or inspired by poets and their poems.

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Leonard Cohen - Avalanche
Tim Buckley - Song to the Siren
The Velvet Underground - I'll Be Your Mirror
Patti Smith - spell (footnote to "howl" by allen ginsberg)
Station Break - Max Richter - Vladimir's Blues
Bauhaus - Of Lillies and Remains
Poison Girls - Reality Attack
William S. Burroughs (feat. The Disposable Heroes of Hiphoprisy) - A One God Universe
Ken Nordine - The Conqueror Worm
Marianne Faithful - Annabel Lee
Station Break - Max Richter - Organum
Laurie Anderson (feat. Lou Reed) - Bright Red
Peter Gabriel - Mercy Street (for Anne Sexton)
Cowboy Junkies - Highway Kind (Townes Van Zandt cover)
Nick Cave - Avalanche (Leonard Cohen cover)

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