William Blake

(28 November 1757 – 12 August 1827 / London)

Jerusalem


And did those feet in ancient time
Walk upon England's mountains green?
And was the holy Lamb of God
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  • Rookie Dave Hayman (3/10/2006 7:23:00 PM)

    Emerson, Lake & Palmer set this poem to music, and the result began their popular 1973 album 'Brain Salad Surgery'. A live version appeared on 'Welcome Back My Friends...' the next year.

    And hey! I won't be 53 until November! You'd think it wouldn't be too hard for their server to compute that. (Report) Reply

  • Rookie Hailie Barker (9/23/2005 12:29:00 PM)

    i love this poem, it echoes my passion in my country. it brings us together. (see ashes tests!) lol (Report) Reply

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