Smithsonian Folkways FW-09791-CCD Anthology of Negro Poetry
Smithsonian Folkways Recordings is the nonprofit record label of the Smithsonian Institution, the national museum of the United States. We are dedicated to supporting cultural diversity and increased understanding among peoples through the documentation, preservation, and dissemination of sound. We believe that musical and cultural diversity contributes to the vitality and quality of life throughout the world. Through the dissemination of audio recordings and educational materials we seek to strengthen people's engagement with their own cultural heritage and to enhance their awareness and appreciation of the cultural heritage of others. Year of Recording 1954. Record Label Folkways Records. Source Archive Smithsonian Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage. Credits Produced by Arna Wendell Bontemps. 101 I Have Known Rivers Langston Hughes 1:09. 102 I Too Langston Hughes 1:12. 103 Long Gone Sterling Brown 1:18. 104 Ma Rainey Sterling Brown 2:11. 105 St. Isaac's Church Claude McKay 1:07. 106 The Tropics in New York Claude McKay 0:53. 107 If We Must Die (Introduction) Claude McKay 2:13. 108 If We Must Die Claude McKay 1:00. 109 Heritage Countee Cullen 3:42. 201 For My People Margaret Walker 4:24. 202 Old Molley Means Margaret Walker 3:08. 203 Kissie Lee Margaret Walker 2:22. 204 Stackalee Margaret Walker 1:19. 205 John Henry Margaret Walker 1:50. 206 Kitchenette Gwendolyn Brooks 0:56. 207 Song of the Front Yard Gwendolyn Brooks 1:03. 208 The Preacher Ruminates Gwendolyn Brooks 1:00. 209 The Children of the Poor (Sonnet No.2) Gwendolyn Brooks 0:54. 210 Old Laughter Gwendolyn Brooks 0:42. 211 Beverly Hills, Chicago Gwendolyn Brooks 2:16.
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