Artist: W.H. AudenAuthor: Wystan Hugh AudenYear: 1938
Epic poem (35 stanzas) published in '40 about a dull bank clerk and his flirty wife Anna, a recepy for disaster. Auden suggested his poem could use a melody like Frankie And Johnny's.
Jan De Wilde [as Walter, Ballade Van Een Goudvis, crediting Auden]
Alex Lifeson [Rush guitarist solo as Victor, title track of his solo album]
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