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Music Review: 'Where the Sidewalk Ends'

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Where the Sidewalk Ends

type:
Music
Current Status:
In Season
performer:
Shel Silverstein
Producers:
CBS
genre:
Kids and Family, Spoken Word

We gave it an A

There’s a world of delight in the way the late author Shel Silverstein whispered, squealed and growled his poems. This reissue of Where the Sidewalk Ends celebrates the 25th anniversary of his Grammy-winning children’s record and adds 11 bonus tracks to the classic. Silverstein, writer of some truly strange pop nuggets (”A Boy Named Sue,” ”The Unicorn”), wore his inner child on the outside. Tucked into the pockets are some essential lessons about tolerance, individuality, and what to do ”If the World Was Crazy.” A