Saturday, January 21, 2012

Chuck Berry to Receive PEN Award for Songs of Literary Excellence

Chuck Berry and Lenard Cohen will receive the Pen New England award for Songs of Literary Excellence in Boston on February 26.  Judges include Pal Simon, Roseanne Cash, Salman Rushdie, Bono, and Elvis Costello.  Read more HERE.  You can read more about PEN New England and maybe even get yourself admitted to the ceremony HERE.  Pretty cool!  Read my take on it Right Here.


Gargoyale said...

Chuck Berry & Lenard Cohen our favorites receiving this special Pen New England Award.
Every song written by these 2 gentlemen proves
words... it in song.
They are genuis to us.
Deep meanings in their work, congratulations Mr. Berry & Mr. L. Cohen

Anonymous said...

Leonard Cohen, 78y.o. on the italian press tell: "I'm onorated because there is Chuck Berry! I wanted to write "Roll over Beethoven and tell Tchaikosky the news"!

F.C 68