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Voices of black America : historical recordings of speeches, poetry, humor & drama : Booker T. Washington, Paul Laurence Dunbar, Langston Hughes, and more.

Author: Edward Sterling WrightJames Weldon JohnsonBert WilliamsBooker T WashingtonPaul Laurence DunbarAll authors
Publisher: Franklin, TN : NAXOS Audiobooks, ©2002.
Edition/Format:   Audiobook on CD : CD audio : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This recording features original recordings from 1908-1947 of Booker T. Washington's Atlanta exposition address, the poetry of Langston Hughes and Paul Laurence Dunbar, read by Rev. James Andrew Myers and Edward Sterling Wright, rarely heard humor of Charley Case, readings from God's trombones by James Weldon Johnson, with presentations by actor, singer Charles Gilpin, vaudeville actor, performer and song producer,  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Archives
Named Person: Margaret James Murray Washington; Paul Laurence Dunbar; Langston Hughes; Margaret James Murray Washington; Paul Laurence Dunbar; Paul Laurence Dunbar; Langston Hughes; Margaret James Murray Washington
Material Type: Audio book, etc.
Document Type: Sound Recording
All Authors / Contributors: Edward Sterling Wright; James Weldon Johnson; Bert Williams; Booker T Washington; Paul Laurence Dunbar; Langston Hughes; Charley Case; Charles S Gilpin; J Rosamond Johnson; Paul Robeson
ISBN: 962634248X 9789626342480
OCLC Number: 49645380
Notes: At head of title on disc: Historical recordings.
Title from disc surface.
Compiled & produced by William Shaman & Peter G. Adamson.
Performer(s): Langston Hughes, Paul Robeson, Charles S. Gilpin, J. Rosamond Johnson, James Weldon Johnson, Rev. J.A. Myers, Edward Sterling Wright, Bert Williams.
Description: 2 sound discs (ca. 106 min.) : digital + 1 booklet ([24] p. ; 12 cm.
Details: Compact discs.
Contents: Atlanta exposition address (excerpt) / Booker T. Washington --
Banjo song ; When Malindy sings ; Ol' tunes ; In the morning / Paul Laurence Dunbar (Rev. J.A. Myers) --
Little Christmas basket ; Howdy, honey, howdy! / Paul Laurence Dunbar (Edward Sterling Wright) --
Four readings from God's trombones. Listen, Lord, a prayer ; Creation ; tProdigal son ; Go down death, a funeral sermon / (James Weldon Johnson)
Other Titles: Historical recordings, voices of black America :

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This recording features original recordings from 1908-1947 of Booker T. Washington's Atlanta exposition address, the poetry of Langston Hughes and Paul Laurence Dunbar, read by Rev. James Andrew Myers and Edward Sterling Wright, rarely heard humor of Charley Case, readings from God's trombones by James Weldon Johnson, with presentations by actor, singer Charles Gilpin, vaudeville actor, performer and song producer, J. Rosamond Johnson, entertainer Bert Williams, and the pre-eminent African-American performer of his generation, Paul Robeson.

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