Blackbird Singing: Lyrics and Poems, 1965-1999

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Paul McCartney, Adrian Mitchell
W W Norton & Company Incorporated, 2001 - Poetry
14 Reviews
To actually read Paul McCartney's poems, whether exuberant love ballads or poignant messages of deepest grief, is to revel in the sheer power of language and to appreciate the electrifying confluence of dream and song. Indeed, his words are as pure and magical as we remember them. Here, in his first collection of poems and lyrics, McCartney emerges with a dreamlike yet thoroughly mature voice that confirms his stature as one of the most original and best-loved poets of our time.

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Review: Blackbird Singing: Poems and Lyrics, 1965-1999

User Review  - Adam - Goodreads

I am unimpressed. The introduction of this book entreats us to forget Paul McCartney the musician and focus on Paul McCartney the poet. If that was the goal, the lyrics should have been left out, or ... Read full review

Review: Blackbird Singing: Poems and Lyrics, 1965-1999

User Review  - Shelbie Hughes - Goodreads

This book was amazing. Highly reccomend it to beatles fans Read full review

About the author (2001)

Paul McCartney is one of the most admired contemporary poets & songwriters. He lives in England.

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