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Jeff Tweedy Interprets Carl Sandburg Poem as New Song “Theme in Yellow”: Listen

One hundred years ago, Carl Sandburg released his poetry collection Chicago Poems. To celebrate the centennial, David Nagler (the musical director for Wesley Stace’s Cabinet of Wonders at City Winery) has brought together artists to sing on his musical interpretations of Sandburg’s works. Among them are Jon Langford and Sally Timms of Mekons, Kelly Hogan, and more. Today, Wilco’s Jeff Tweedy has shared his interpretation of Sandburg’s “Theme in Yellow.
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