John Densmore and Michael C Ford at Hen House Studios

Posted by HenHouseStudios on Jan. 21, 2010

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Michael C. Ford is the first poet to record at the Hen House. He has recited his poems with music accompaniment on two different projects thus far. This has John Densmore, of the Doors, drumming while Ford reads a poem about the history of the American drummer. Ford often draws from history and politics and his work was recognized in 1998 when he was nominated for a Pulitzer Prize and in 1986 when he was nominated for a Grammy.Hen House Studios is a record label and documentary film company in Venice, California. First made famous by their unique concept to record musicians for free in exchange for the right to film them, Hen House has grown to a premiere, web based multi media company featuring music videos, CDs, DVDs, and podcasts all produced by the studio.Hear the Music and See the Stories.©2007 Hen House Studios . All Rights Reserved.

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