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Black Sabbath, Rush, Pink Floyd, and so many other rock 'n' roll legends have written songs inspired by Lord of the Rings. Led Zeppelin is no different, and perhaps one of the most extreme. Fans across decades and generations including myself have all wondered at one time or another of one of The Beatles' trippiest songs, "Who is the walrus?
Who is the egg man coo-coo-ca-choo? It might not be "inspired by" Shakespeare per se, but if you listen closely to the end of the song you can hear a snippet of a BBC broadcast of King Lear , which Lennon heard while he was working on the song. Stephanie Riggio. The Summer I Read Colette. Rosanne Cash. Ana Porter. Peel This Away. Pennsylvania Dee Adams.
Tread Softly Eileen Laverty. The Wish Ira Marlowe. Bobo's Country Deborah Pardes. Deb Talan. The Boston Globe. Retrieved Authority control MusicBrainz : 4a3cf48ec9b-adec0d Especially striking, recalls Pardes, was the author's childhood memory of sitting patiently on the seventh step of his house, waiting for an angel to come down and offer a bit of comfort.
With that image burned into her mind, Pardes responded in the best way she knew: She wrote a song. Once I started having people come up after a show and ask me about the book, I knew I was on to something.
San Francisco Examiner. Fantasy Magazine. All Things Hyped: Last. As a writer and reader, one of the things I love most about music is listening to the lyrics over and over until I think I've gotten a sense for their deeper meaning if there even is one. Retrieved April 28, Retrieved April 25, Sunday 13 September By Becky Schultz. Like the novel, the song is told from the viewpoint of protagonist John Wheelwright as the death of his pint-sized friend causes him to question his faith.
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