Tickling the Master's Creatures October 14, 2010 7:43 AMSubscribe
Thomas Pynchon is one of the great unheard lyricists. His award-winning novel, Gravity's Rainbow, is full of song lyrics. Depending on how you count, there are around 100 in the book. Over the course of a year, the Thomas Pynchon Fake Book managed to set twenty-eight of them to music. There are plenty of other instances of Thomas Pynchon's direct and indirect influence on music cataloged here.