New Ballads Author:Rod McKuen This is the first collection of lyrics to Rod McKuen's songs to be widely distributed. Usually Mr. McKuen devotes a section in each of his books of poetry to reprinting lyrics from recent compositions. All of the material in this book was written as song lyrics, and all for a particular album, New Ballads, which the author recorded in January in... more » 1970.
To date, Mr. McKuen's books of poetry have sold in excess of three million copies, and his record albums, many millions more. This collection is valuable in that it illustrates on the printed page why the author is regarded as one of this country's leading lyricists and composers as well as the world's foremost poet.« less