Blackbird singing : poems and lyrics, 1965-2001

by McCartney, Paul.

Format: Print Book 2002
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CLP - Main Library Second Floor - Non-fiction PR6063.C354 B58 2002
Location  CLP - Main Library
Collection  Second Floor - Non-fiction
Call Number  PR6063.C354 B58 2002
The hardcover publication of Blackbird Singing, the first collection of Paul McCartney's poems and lyrics, was an international cultural event--celebrated in concert halls, at literary festivals, and in newspapers and magazines throughout the world. "While McCartney is of a completely different cast than Bob Dylan, his appeal may be even greater than that of the latter great poet-songwriter," wrote Publishers Weekly; The Guardian hailed McCartney's words as "a remarkable feat of historical imagination." The best-selling Blackbird Singing now includes several new poems and lyrics, including "Freedom," which McCartney performed in New York City at a benefit concert last fall. To actually read McCartney's poems, whether exuberant ballads of love or poignant messages of deepest grief, is to appreciate the electrifying power of the confluence of dream and song. Inspired by his late wife, Linda McCartney, Blackbird Singing gives us extraordinary access to the inner life of one of the most influential figures of our time.
Additional Information
Publisher New York :W.W. Norton,2002
Contributors Mitchell, Adrian, 1932-2008.
Language English
Notes Includes index.
Description 191 pages ; 24 cm
ISBN 0393324095
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