Monday, June 27, 2011
Wellington busking legend and poet John Adams dies
"The Poetry Archive of NZ Aotearoa (PANZA) has just posted the following tribute to American-born Wellington busking legend and poet John Adams (also known as 'Kenny'). Adams has died from a brain tumour at 64. He was a popular street entertainer in Wellington's Courtenay Place bar district and was nicknamed 'Kenny' after his resemblance to American country singer Kenny Rogers.
Simon Sweetman's tribute to Kenny on Blog on the tracks: