Moondog Yearbook 1. Moondog, Louis Thomas Hardin.

Moondog Yearbook 1

NY: [NP], [1967]. [30]pp. Red string tied wraps lettered in black darkened, light vertical crease throughout, else a very good copy of an uncommon book. Item #29188

The 'Yearbook' consists of poems made up of nine couplets that correspond to Hardin's alternative calendar system of nine day weeks and along "comparative calendar that maps out how the system as a whole is structured.

Louis Thomas Hardin, known as Moondog was a blind American composer, musician, poet who lived as a street musician busking mostly on the corner of 53rd street and 6th avenue and because of his homemade outfit which included a horned helmet, became known among some as the 'Viking of Sixth Avenue". Written off by some as some street eccentric, Hardin's work has influenced such better known composers as Steve Reich and Philip Glass, has had several songs dedicated to him by the likes of Marc Bolan among others.

Uncommon with OCLC showing only three holdings, [one of which we handled].

Price: $850.00

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