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The voice of Langston Hughes [electronic resource].

Author/Creator:
Hughes, Langston, 1902-1967.
Standardized Title:
Poems. Selections
Other Title:
Subtitle on folded sheet: Selected poetry and prose read by the author
Spoken word recording
Publication:
Washington, DC : Smithsonian Folkways, p1995.
Series:
Smithsonian global sound for libraries
Format/Description:
Sound recording
1 online resource.
Subjects:
African Americans -- Fiction.
American poetry -- African American authors.
Songs -- United States.
Speeches, addresses, etc., American.
System Details:
Mode of Access: World Wide Web.
Summary:
Readings of 21 poems, songs, and stories selected from original recordings.
Contents:
The Negro speaks of rivers (:43)
I, too (:30)
The weary blues (1:37)
Homesick blues (:42)
The story of the blues (1:55)
Night and morn (:28)
Breath of a spiritual (:16)
Prayer (:15)
Prayer meeting (:17)
Ma Lord (1:46)
I'm gonna testify (music by Jobe Huntley) (2:33)
albert (:13)
Mother to son (:45)
Dreams (:54)
Youth (:19)
The struggle (3:21)
Rhythms of the world (7:20)
Simple, intro. (2:31)
Feet live their own life (5:44)
Simple prays a prayer (1:42)
As I go (2:40) (music by Jobe Huntley) (2:40).
Notes:
Accompanying sheet includes bibliographical and program notes.
From his original Folkways recordings issued in the 1950s.
Electronic reproduction. Alexandria, VA : Alexander Street Press, 2009. (Smithsonian global sound for libraries). Available via World Wide Web.
Contributor:
Berry, Faith.
Jones, Yusef.
Alexander Street Press.
Other format:
SF 47001
OCLC:
689540497
Publisher Number:
9307470014
Access Restriction:
Restricted for use by site license.
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