Ballad of the Skeletons – Allen Ginsberg with Paul McCartney

Continuing our National Poetry Month theme of recordings of poets reading their poems, here’s Allen Ginsberg reading “Ballad of the Skeletons,” with Paul McCartney accompanying him on the guitar.

RIP, Allen Ginsberg, who died on this day in 1997.
Today is the 15th anniversary of his death.

Ballad of the Skeletons
Allen Ginsberg with Paul McCartney

C. Christopher Smith is the founding editor of The Englewood Review of Books. He is also author of a number of books, including most recently How the Body of Christ Talks: Recovering the Practice of Conversation in the Church (Brazos Press, 2019). Connect with him online at: C-Christopher-Smith.com

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