Rodney Marvin "Rod" McKuen (April 29, 1933 – January 29, 2015) was an American poet, singer-songwriter, and actor. He was one of the best-selling poets in the United States during the late 1960s. Throughout his career, McKuen produced a wide range of recordings, which included popular music, spoken word poetry, film soundtracks and classical music. He earned two Academy Award nominations and one Pulitzer nomination for his music compositions
This is the official artist page for Rod McKuen . A VOICE OF THE WARM: THE LIFE OF ROD McKUEN is due out in May! Changes at the publishing house delayed the date a little, but the book is almost here. Please spread the word! – Barry Alfonso (author, A Voice of the Warm: The Life of Rod McKuen).
Rod Mckuen, Anita Kerr & The San Sebastian Strings. Includes text drawn from Rod's books Listen to the Warm and Stanyan Street and Other Sorrows. just touched with a wee bit of gravel but it gives you the feeling of a man who has lived and loved and will again. I discovered Rod Mckuen in the 80's when I dug this album out of my parent's record collection. especially if I'm having trouble getting to sleep; or just wanting to ease my mind on a rainy afternoon.
Album Greatest Hits of Rod Mckuen. Up from the pastures of boredom Out from the sea of discontent They come in packs like hungry hounds Up seekers of the dark enchantment. And when they pair off two by two They feel they are the chosen few And though their beds are made.