Poet as Musician

Many musicians write lyrics, while some write pure poetry.

Celebrate National Poetry Month with a little music, try some of these poet/musicians on for size.

Leonard Cohen

Bob Dylan

Tori Amos

Bob Marley

Mos Def

Amanda Palmer

What are some of your favorite singing poets?



Written by Emily on April 12, 2011



ah! of course i didnt even think of lou reed or tom waits! thanks james!


Musiclv on March 19, 2013


You are welcome...I love your site.

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