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The Mersey Sound I Wanted Your Soft VergesBut You Gave Me The Hard Shoulder The Mersey Sound Brought Poetry Down From The Shelf And On To The Street, Capturing The Mood Of The Sixties And Speaking To Real Lives With Its Irreverent, Wry, Freewheeling Verses Of Young Love, Petrol Pump Attendants, CND Leaflets And Bus Journey Capers Bringing Together The Hugely Influential Work Of Adrian Henri, Roger McGough And Brian Patten The Liverpool Poets This Perennially Beloved Volume Is The Bestselling Poetry Anthology Of All Time Now, For Its Fiftieth Anniversary, This Edition Restores The Original Text Of The Book As It First Appeared In 1967 Energetic, Raw And A True Record Of Its Era.


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10 thoughts on “The Mersey Sound

  1. says:

    There is a poem in this collection that sums it perfectly fine, Me , by Adrian Henri It stars with the question If you weren t you, who would you like to be , and, after a list of dozens of artists, ends up saying last of all me.


  2. says:

    My grandfather was an evacuee from Liverpool They sent him to a family in Aberystwyth that spoke minimal English he spoke no Welsh Somehow it all turned out well He stayed, married, had two kids, and opened a barber s on Eastgate Street The night he retired my brother and I were tasked with cl


  3. says:

    Three poets publishing in the 60s with all the flavour of John Lennon Here are the beginnings of three of their poems Love is feeling cold in the back of vansLove is a fanclub with only two fansLove is walking holding paintstained handsLove is Love is , Adrian Henri sometimesi feel like a priestin a f


  4. says:

    Since this anthology was originally published 50 years ago this year, I thought I would at long last get around to reading this charity shop purchase It was forged in the decade I was born in, and so the culture around it was in the background as I grew up, but the Belfast of my childhood was primarily shaped


  5. says:

    Every generation has poetry that it considers its own As a teenager growing up in Cardiff, this was the volume that felt like it was mine poppy, edgy at times, accessible and anti establishment, like the music of The Beatles, Lennon, Dylan, Bowie or the soon to follow punk explosion though gentler and less abrasive t


  6. says:

    Poetry is whimsical todayjust like every day.Just like then,1967,when the world seemed burstingwith adventure, possibility, so many people to love, to hold.The days and years have gonealmost without us noticing the young men dead or bald or lookingtoo tired to hold their heads up.Or just spaced out of their mind And I was th


  7. says:

    Just brilliant


  8. says:

    Roger McGough s writing is the clear highlight and worth the allotted stars alone despite it all being a tad too wistful and hyperbolic in its delivery and channeling of everyday melancholy Even in self aware satirical poems, the work just seems too over done, too worldly in it s reach and deterministic in it s thinking Despite this, it s s


  9. says:

    These poems are very much products of their time and place Liverpool in the 1960s The cultural references and especially the attitudes to women seem very dated They are almost like little boys telling dirty jokes at times It s all fish and chips, zebra crossings, Woodbines, suspender belts, eyeing up schoolgirls and having sex in rented rooms They


  10. says:

    I read this on a recent trip to Liverpool when I had some time to sit in between the two cathedrals on Hope Street, where I think Roger McGough had a flat once.It s a fine collection of poems that reflect the vibrant and sometimes slightly bizarre minds of their creators I guess at the time of writing Henri, Patten and McGough were still trying to find the


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