This is one in a series of previously unpublished videos of legendary Slam Poet Jack McCarthy, edited and released on Jack’s 76th birthday, May 23, 2015 by Chris Hazenberg. These videos were recorded in Bellingham, Washington.
Jack McCarthy performed this humorous history of Rock and Roll on October 21 2009 at The Cantab. The Cantab Lounge in Cambridge MA was where Jack McCarthy began his career as a Spoken Word poet.
Cantab feature reading from October 21, 2009. Jack was well-known for performing Haiku poems at Boston and Seattle area readings and was a champion in Haiku slam competitions.
Jack McCarthy performed “What I Saw on my Walk This Morning” at the Vancouver Poetry Slam on April 30, 2012.
Enjoy listening to a 35 minute live set of Jack McCarthy’s favorite personal poems in an intimate gathering at historic Walden Pond, MA. Discover new poems seldom heard in other readings. Also included are “Shelves”, “I’ll Come Back as a Hawk”, “Car Talk II–Catholics and Car Thieves” and “Thomas Merton.”
At the Seattle Poetry Slam Jack McCarthy performed “Coyote” as a tribute to poets on December 11, 2008.
Jack McCarthy performed “Cartalk–A Love Poem” at Hampshire College on March 31, 2008.