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Our souls have grown deep like the rivers [sound recording] : Black poets read their work
Audiobooks Audiobooks | Rhino/Word Beat | p2000
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Los Angeles, CA : Rhino/Word Beat, p2000.
2 sound discs : digital ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 booklet (47 p. : ill.).
Accompanying book contains essays by Rebekah Presson Mosby and Al Young plus recommended reading & listening and a track list.
Disc 1. Negro speaks of rivers ; I, too (Langston Hughes) -- Atlanta years (excerpt) (W.E.B. DuBois) -- If we must die ; St. Isaac's Church, Petrograd ; Tropics in New York (Claude McKay) -- Creation ; We to America (James Weldon Johnson) -- Nocturne at Bethesda (Arna Bontemps) -- Heritage (Countee Cullen) -- Dark symphony (Melvin B. Tolson) -- Ma Rainey ; Strong men (Sterling A. Brown) -- For my people ; Kissie Lee (Margaret Walker) -- Mother (Gwendolyn Brooks) -- Dream montage: Tell me/Good morning/Harlem/Same in blues/Comment on curb (L. Hughes) -- We real cool (G. Brooks) -- Those winter Sundays ; Frederick Douglass (Robert Hayden) -- Sepia fashion show ; To a man (Maya Angelou) -- Freedom suite (Amiri Baraka) -- Crusoe's island (Derek Walcott) -- Dahomey (Audre Lorde) -- In memoriam: Martin Luther King, Jr. (June Jordan) -- Run nigger (The Last Poets) -- Admonitions (Lucille Clifton) -- Nikki-Rosa (Nikki Giovanni) -- Dance for militant dilettantes (Al Young) -- Dear John, dear Coltrane ; Rueben, Rueben (Michael S. Harper) -- My house (N. Giovanni) -- Flight to Canada ; Betty's ball blues (Ishmael Reed) -- Wounded in the house of a friend ; Song no. 2 (Sonia Sanchez) -- Poem for players (A. Young).
Disc 2. Muhammad Ali at the ringside 1985 (Wole Soyinka) -- Hard rock returns to prison from the hospital for the criminal insane ; Idea of ancestry (Etheridge Knight) -- Bang, bang outishly ; Rhythim blues ; Shazam doowah (Amiri Baraka) -- End of civilization as we know it (Colleen J. McElroy) -- Cruelty ; Lucy (Lucille Clifton) -- Endangered species list blues, with the Firespitter Band (Jayne Cortez) -- I live for my car ; Nigger rhythm rhymes from the blues part of town (Wanda Coleman) -- Lester leaps in (Al Young) -- Poem for magic (Quincy Troupe) -- I am she (Nikki Giovanni) -- Tuskegee Airfield (Marilyn Nelson Waniek) -- Facing it ; Venus's-flytraps (Yusef Komunyakaa) -- Rise up fallen fighters (Okra takes up with a Rastafari man/She can't hold back/She say smilin) (Ntozake Shange) -- Poem to thrill the NAACP, or a black family moves to the suburbs (Mbembe Milton Smith) -- Near-Johannesburg boy (Gwendolyn Brooks) -- Revolution will not be televised (Gil Scott-Heron) -- Helen ; Helen and Martha ; Martha and Helen ; 1962, my brother Richard returns from the monastery (E. Ethelbert Miller) -- Shakespeare say ; After reading Mickey in the night kitchen for the third time before bed (Rita Dove) -- Jamal's lamentation ; Self portrait, 1988 (Rueben Jackson) -- Barbie's little sister (Allison Joseph) -- Slaughter (Kevin Young) -- Nocturne (Anthony Butts) -- Black steel in the hour of chaos (Public Enemy) -- Project princess (Tracie Morris) -- Ohm (Saul Stacey Williams) -- No black male show (Carl Hancock Rux).
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Compact discs.
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