>An Eastern Ballad and A Western Ballad

>

“All fees for Mr Ginsberg’s poetry and image are donations to The Poetry Project, Jewel Heart and Shambhala Meditation Center of New York”

Lost perhaps in the rest of the advertising copy of Ralph Lauren is also this encomium:

“Arguably, one of the most influential poets of all time, Allen Ginsberg’s work is marked by a spiritual grace, potent political voice, rhythmic energy and a razor-sharp sense of humor. A leader of the legendary Beat movement, Allen redefined the boundaries of art for all future generations..”

“An Eastern Ballad” – and, as we reported on earlier, “A Western Ballad,” Shannon McNally’s interpretation of Allen’s classic early poem is now out – Nate Dow in The Boston Herald gives it (the entire CD in fact) a straight A.

Shannon McNally, Western Ballad (Sacred Sumac Records)


Advertisements

Leave a comment

Filed under Allen Ginsberg, Ralph Lauren, Shannon McNally

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s