John Heaton (jheaton) wrote,
John Heaton

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Ten random things:

Ten authors mentioned in songs:

  1. Lester Bangs ("It's the End of the World As We Know It (and I Feel Fine)" by R.E.M.)
  2. Honoré de Balzac ("Pick-a-Little, Talk-a-Little" from The Music Man, words and music by Meredith Willson)
  3. Ernest Hemingway ("Don't Laugh I Love You" by Ween)
  4. Boris Pasternak ("We Didn't Start the Fire" by Billy Joel)
  5. Bruce Catton ("Civil War Buff" by Richard X. Heyman)
  6. Leo Tolstoy ("You're Nothing Without Me" from City of Angels, music and lyrics by Cy Coleman and David Zippel)
  7. Raymond Chandler ("Three Sisters" by Jim Carroll)
  8. Eugene O'Neill ("You're the Top" from Anything Goes, words and music by Cole Porter)
  9. Vladimir Nabokov ("Don't Stand So Close To Me" by The Police)
  10. Allen Ginsburg ("Give Peace a Chance" by John Lennon)

Bonus multimeda content! Richard X. Heyman, "Civil War Buff" (MP3, 2.5 Mb)


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