Poet, Fool or Bum

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Poet, Fool or Bum
Studio album by Lee Hazlewood
Released 1973
Recorded 1973
Genre Country pop
Length 30:09
Label Capitol
Producer Jimmy Bowen
Lee Hazlewood chronology
I'll Be Your Baby Tonight
Poet, Fool or Bum
A House Safe for Tigers
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Poet, Fool or Bum is a 1973 album by musician Lee Hazlewood.

The album was not as well received as his previous work. NME's Charles Shaar Murray answered the question posed by the title in a one-word review with "bum."

The song "Think I'm Coming Down" was featured in the final episode of Season Two of the HBO comedy Eastbound & Down in 2010.

"Wind, Sky, Sea and Sand" was featured in the FX series The Bridge in the premiere episode of season 2. http://www.tunefind.com/show/the-bridge-us/season-2/18614

Track listing[edit]

All songs written by Lee Hazlewood except where noted.

  1. "Poet, Fool or Bum" – 3:22
  2. "Heaven Is My Woman's Love" – 2:58 (Dobbins)
  3. "Kari" – 2:20
  4. "Feathers" – 2:21
  5. "Nancy and Me" – 4:31
  6. "Performer" – 3:00
  7. "Come Spend the Morning" – 2:56 (Leonard Cohen, Bob Johnston)
  8. "Wind, Sky, Sea and Sand" – 2:14
  9. "Think I'm Coming Down" – 2:35
  10. "Those Were Days of Roses (Martha)" – 3:52 (Tom Waits)