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Analysis and comments on A Boy Named Sue by Shel Silverstein

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Comment 40 of 150, added on January 1st, 2010 at 3:06 PM.
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blakemoreb from Australia
Comment 39 of 150, added on May 14th, 2008 at 1:24 PM.

I love johnny cash and shel silverstein. They are both genuises.

Samantha from United States
Comment 38 of 150, added on November 29th, 2007 at 1:43 PM.

I love This song it is awesome!!!I love johnny cash, i had sex with him onr
time and it was amazing!!!! To bad he isn't here now.

Comment 37 of 150, added on September 5th, 2007 at 12:45 PM.

This is a great poem/song. It's one of my favorites by Johnny Cash. You
also have many other awesome poems!

Sabrina from United States
Comment 36 of 150, added on June 4th, 2007 at 9:06 AM.

Dude this poem is awesome i can't belive you wrote it it's my favorite song
by johnny cash!!!!

James from United States
Comment 35 of 150, added on May 1st, 2007 at 11:29 AM.

I love this poem. I chose it to memorize to recite to the class.

Taylor from United States
Comment 34 of 150, added on April 10th, 2007 at 8:48 PM.

I LOVE this song!!!!!! I love Jhonny Cash and his music. I always listen to
it. I am so glad that this was posted. I always go on this to check it out
and I love to see this Jhonny Cash song!!!!!!!!!

Jordan from United States
Comment 33 of 150, added on March 21st, 2007 at 5:42 AM.

This is a great poem/song.Did you know that there is a second part. it's
written from dad's point of view. v. funny. my fav shel poem though is
called "the world's greatest smoke off" if you are a choofa, check it out.
some great references to the 'herb'. Let me know how ya go.

shandos from Australia
Comment 32 of 150, added on February 12th, 2007 at 1:23 AM.

I memorized this poem for poetry day and i did great, it is a great poem-
woo!! lol!! hehe

John from Australia
Comment 31 of 150, added on February 3rd, 2007 at 6:19 PM.

I thought the poem was good. I've never heard the song though.

Red- haired Kid from United States

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Poet: Shel Silverstein
Poem: A Boy Named Sue
Volume: sung by Johnny Cash
Year: 1969
Added: Apr 22 2004
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