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(A Reading of) Annabel Lee

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Char performs the reading
Norm performs the percussion
Chris did choir, sax, bass, FXs
Poem - Edgar Allen Poe

Annabel Lee

It was many and many a year ago,
In a kingdom by the sea,
That a maiden there lived whom you may know
By the name of Annabel Lee;
And this maiden she lived with no other thought
Than to love and be loved by me.

I was a child and she was a child,
In this kingdom by the sea;
But we loved with a love that was more than love-
I and my Annabel Lee;
With a love that the winged seraphs of heaven
Coveted her and me.

And this was the reason that, long ago,
In this kingdom by the sea,
A wind blew out of a cloud, chilling
My beautiful Annabel Lee;
So that her highborn kinsman came
And bore her away from me,
To shut her up in a sepulchre
In this kingdom by the sea.

The angels, not half so happy in heaven,
Went envying her and me-
Yes!- that was the reason (as all men know,
In this kingdom by the sea)
That the wind came out of the cloud by night,
Chilling and killing my Annabel Lee.

But our love it was stronger by far than the love
Of those who were older than we-
Of many far wiser than we-
And neither the angels in heaven above,
Nor the demons down under the sea,
Can ever dissever my soul from the soul
Of the beautiful Annabel Lee.

For the moon never beams without bringing me dreams
Of the beautiful Annabel Lee;
And the stars never rise but I feel the bright eyes
Of the beautiful Annabel Lee;
And so, all the night-tide, I lie down by the side
Of my darling- my darling- my life and my bride,
In the sepulchre there by the sea,
In her tomb by the sounding sea.
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Feter said 3599 days ago (December 13th, 2009)
Annabel Lee
Nice reading Char ..good job Chris ...strange
view in the back ..and this is the good about it
something new ...thnx alot for sharin !!!!
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Char said 3599 days ago (December 13th, 2009)
sounds perfect. Thank you and please thank Norm for me. Andy will like the beatnik vibe. Thanks. :)
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magnatone said 3598 days ago (December 14th, 2009)
Annabel Lee
nice job you guys! char - your speaking voice is really terrific - love the music backing - this just sounds great!
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crissew said 3590 days ago (December 23rd, 2009)
Love stories like this
with music under it. Well narrated and excellent music and ambient sound under it. Excellent!
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