Langston Hughes' Jericho-Jim Crow

Langston Hughes' Jericho-Jim Crow

written by Langston Hughes, 1902-1967; produced by Frances Drucker, 1901-1970 (Folkways Records, 1964), 1 hour 13 mins

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Field of Interest
World Music
Author
Langston Hughes, 1902-1967
Description

Jericho-Jim Crow by Langston Hughes is a musical production that focuses on themes from the civil rights movement and features music significant to the same period. Performers include former cast members of the original Broadway production of Porgy and Bess as well as gospel singers who made a living touring and performing around the US. Together, the cast of Jericho-Jim Crow gives a powerful performance of passionate acting and stirring gospel singing.

Content Type
Music recording
Duration
1 hour 13 mins
Format
Audio
Sub Genre
Spoken Word, Drama, Poetry, Struggle and Protest
Label
Folkways Records
Producer
Frances Drucker, 1901-1970
Release Date
1964
Subject
World Music, American Music, Music & Performing Arts, American Studies, United States and Canada, Estados Unidos y Canadá, Estados Unidos e Canadá, United States
Keywords and Translated Subjects
Estados Unidos y Canadá, Estados Unidos e Canadá

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