Sunday, August 12, 2012

Remembering William Blake

[William Blake (1757-1837) - portrait, 1820, by John Linnell (1792-1882)]

Today (Sunday August 12th) is the 185th anniversary of the death of the great poet and visionary, William Blake We, here on The Allen Ginsberg Project, of course, couldn't let that go by, without at least some acknowledgement/recognition. Here's Allen in Olomouc (the Czech Republic), in 1993, singing the wonderful crowd-pleaser (from the "Songs of Innocence and Experience), his setting of "The Nurses Song" - "And all the hills echo-ed.. And all the hills echo-ed.."

1 comment:

  1. I saw him doing the same at the Roundhouse in London, so many years ago, I will never forget it, it made me a true Beat rebel