poetry film connections

You don't go very far in looking at the arts before realising they are in constant conversation, inspiring one another. ¬†Here is an example of a film/poetry connection - film maker Jim Jarmusch's tribute to the New York School of Poets, especially John Ashbery. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=v-7C3MN1PIQ More recently, there has been an increase in the working …

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Old but good (lyrics)

Question: Which no 1 song in twentieth century UK pop charts has the oldest lyrics? As part of the celebrations of the 400¬†years of publication of the King James Bible, veteran DJ and likeable music historian Paul Gambaccini brings out a wide range of lyrics inspired by the Bible, including the example above. Programme is …