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(a reading of ) Annabel Lee [remaster] starring Char

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Char performs the reading
Norm performs the percussion
Chris did choir, sax, bass, FXs
Poem - Edgar Allen Poe

Annabel Lee

It was many and many a year ago,
In a kingdom by the sea,
That a maiden there lived whom you may know
By the name of Annabel Lee;
And this maiden she lived with no other thought
Than to love and be loved by me.

I was a child and she was a child,
In this kingdom by the sea;
But we loved with a love that was more than love-
I and my Annabel Lee;
With a love that the winged seraphs of heaven
Coveted her and me.

And this was the reason that, long ago,
In this kingdom by the sea,
A wind blew out of a cloud, chilling
My beautiful Annabel Lee;
So that her highborn kinsman came
And bore her away from me,
To shut her up in a sepulchre
In this kingdom by the sea.

The angels, not half so happy in heaven,
Went envying her and me-
Yes!- that was the reason (as all men know,
In this kingdom by the sea)
That the wind came out of the cloud by night,
Chilling and killing my Annabel Lee.

But our love it was stronger by far than the love
Of those who were older than we-
Of many far wiser than we-
And neither the angels in heaven above,
Nor the demons down under the sea,
Can ever dissever my soul from the soul
Of the beautiful Annabel Lee.

For the moon never beams without bringing me dreams
Of the beautiful Annabel Lee;
And the stars never rise but I feel the bright eyes
Of the beautiful Annabel Lee;
And so, all the night-tide, I lie down by the side
Of my darling- my darling- my life and my bride,
In the sepulchre there by the sea,
In her tomb by the sounding sea.

[Norm] Harris, percussionist
Char from MacJams

Edgar Allen Poe's poem Annabel Lee
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michaeljayklein said 2948 days ago (February 24th, 2010)
Well done
A refreshing beat poetry update on one of Edgar Allan's most venerable. Good work from you both!
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awigze said 2948 days ago (February 25th, 2010)
cool man
Love this - this is so cool... Everything works so well. sax fits like a sweater. Hand drums are cool. You guys keep it up! Char! What else is there to say? That is so char... new word!
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Calchas said 2948 days ago (February 25th, 2010)
of the 2010 MJ Greenwich Village Challenge!

Well done you two...

Take care!
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scofugate said 2948 days ago (February 25th, 2010)
Very cool!
Handrum sounds cool in the back,,,sweet effects. Oh yes!! cool sax.
Nice guys!!
Edgar would be proud.
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Yordbear said 2948 days ago (February 25th, 2010)
Oh yes ! ... excellent work everybody!
its impossible to not start walking funky! what a sexy groove! I*C*E C*O*O*L!

Demeter7 said 2879 days ago (May 5th, 2010)
my comment never stuck. This is SO COOL, Chris. Wow! :)
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