List of Songs Based On Poems - William Butler Yeats

William Butler Yeats

  • The album Now & In Time to Be features the works of Yeats performed by various artists.
  • The song A Bad Dream by Keane is based on the poem "An Irish Airman Foresees His Death"
  • "Those Dancing Days Are Gone" and "Before the World Was Made" are both performed by Carla Bruni on the album No Promises
  • "Song Of Wandering Aengus" was performed by Donovan, Judy Collins, Chris Thompson and many more.
  • Loreena McKennitt has set two Yeats poems to music:
    • "Stolen Child"
    • "The Two Trees"

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Famous quotes by william butler yeats:

    Where had her sweetness gone?
    What fanatics invent
    In this blind bitter town,
    Fantasy or incident
    Not worth thinking of,
    Put her in a rage.
    William Butler Yeats (1865–1939)