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(Folkways Records, 1955), 42 mins
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(Folkways Records, 1955), 30 mins
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(Folkways Records, 1954), 32 mins
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Sterling Brown and Langston Hughes
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written by Sterling A. Brown and Langston Hughes, 1902-1967 (Folkways Records, 1952), 36 mins

Two of the 20th century’s most influential poets representing the African-American voice are captured here reciting their own short stories and poetry. From the lyrical, lulling rhythms of Brown’s poem, "Break of Day," to longer, narrative, entertaining stories such as Hughes’ "Feet Live their Own Life," th...

written by Sterling A. Brown and Langston Hughes, 1902-1967 (Folkways Records, 1952), 36 mins
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Folk Tales from West Africa
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produced by Harold Courlander, 1908-1996 (Folkways Records, 1951), 24 mins
produced by Harold Courlander, 1908-1996 (Folkways Records, 1951), 24 mins
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Haywire Mac
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(Cook Records, 1950), 43 mins
Born and raised in Knoxville, Tennesee, "Haywire Mac" McClintock sings army songs from the early 1900s, which he learned while in the Philippines as a civilian packer with US Army pack trains. These are humorous narratives describing life while traveling around the world in service. Brief interviews explain the...
(Cook Records, 1950), 43 mins
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