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Mar 13, 2011 tENTATIVELY, cONVENIENCE rated it really liked it
I probably 1st encountered the poetry of Charles Olson in 1974 thru The Fugs' 2nd album (released on ESP in 1966). Ed Sanders, of The Fugs, another poet or "bard" as he describes himself, often used poetry he liked as the lyrics in extremely primitive song settings - extremely primitive but full of spirit. There was "Ah! Sunflower Weary of Time" (words by William Blake), "Swineburn Stomp" (A.C.Swineburn), "How Sweet I Roamed from Field to Field" (Blake).. & "I Want to Know" (using poetry ...more