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Listener nominated poet Tara Betts and lecturer in the creative writing department at Rutgers University, in the fourth and final installment of our Poetry Month segment, talks about her poetry and her work with young poets.
Calm down. We love Cee-Lo. Did anyone listen to the poem, by any chance?
Thank you Brian!
HiJust want to point out that the poet Tara Betts mentioned that some of the lines in her poem are from a Gnarls Barkley song. The song she quoted is actually a Violent Femmes song called Gone Daddy Gone from 1983, which was covered by Gnarls Barkley. The song also has a a verse in it that can be traced back to Willie Dixon in the 50's. The artist should know who she is borrowing from.
I was about to write the same thing. Lyrics by Gordon Gano, I think?
ARGGG its Tthe Violent Ffemmes that made that song!! Gnarls Barkley just ripped it off!She just lost my respected.
Ms. Betts needs to do her "paraphrasing" homework. "Gone, Daddy, Gone" may have been covered by Gnarls Barkley, but it's originally by the Violent Femmes.
originally the violent femmes, not gnarles barkley...
sounds more like a slam poet, which is cool too...
gnarls barkley might have covered the song, but i think "gone daddy gone" is a violent femmes song originally?
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