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A Tribute to Christopher Logue, Tuesday 12th June, @ The Wreck, Camberwell

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After news of the sad death of the great Christopher Logue, my friend Bobby Gandolf (Wormfood / Ethno-bling) and myself were determined to put on a tribute to celebrate the work of a poet who has long been my single biggest influence, and who will one day receive the respect he deserves as a truly great artist.

  • “Poets like Mr Logue are luring jazz-conscious audiences to get the same kind of kick out of poetry as they get from music” – Times Literary Supplement, 1961
  • “[In the late 1950s] Logue was challenging us to react to nuclear warfare, inviting us to fight against our rulers” – Adrian Mitchell
  • “Logue never tried too hard but he had a talent that shone like the sun” – Peter Craven

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May 26, 2012 at 11:57 am