Rhymes for the Irreverent

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Freedom From Religion Foundation in collaboration with the Yip Harburg Foundation, Jan 1, 2006 - Poetry - 232 pages
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Yip Harburg, the great American lyricist who wrote "Somewhere, Over the Rainbow," "Brother, Can You Spare a Dime?", "It's Only a Paper Moon," "April in Paris," and Finian's Rainbow, delights us with his poetic genius in this collection of humorous, iconoclastic, and exhilaratingly human verses. Harburg wrote the lyrics and much of the screenplay for The Wizard of Oz. He was later blacklisted for his liberal views, though constantly admired for his immense talent. The 150+ poems are illustrated with whimsical cartoons by celebrated artist Seymour Chwast. Bonus material includes a biographical article on Harburg's life and a "Yip in his own words" section of comments on the art of songwriting and his life of collaboration with Ira Gershwin, Harold Arlen, Burton Lane, Vernon Duke, and Jay Gorney.

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Freethought Today, January/February 2006
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bbsnews - "Irreverent" Poems Published in New Book
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irreverent - Encyclopedia.com
Harburg, whose lyrics ... of rhyme, the original Rhymes for the Irreverent (1965) and At This Point in Rhyme (1976 ... and thought-provoking, Rhymes for the ...
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from Rhymes for the Irreverent, 1965 (This verse, and a half dozen other of Harburgs' pointed poems, can be heard on the Mitchell Trio album "The Slightly ...
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Yip Harburg: Biography and Much More from Answers.com
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Rhymes for the Irreverent - Harburg, ey. Mitchell Trio. Slightly Irreverent Mitchell Trio , Mercury SR 60944, LP (196?), trk# B.05 ...
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About the author (2006)

American lyricist, songwriter: "Somewhere, Over the Rainbow," "It's Only a Paper Moon," "April in Paris," Finian's Rainbow, "Brother, Can You Spare a Dime," Bloomer Girl. Screenplay for The Wizard of Oz.

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