Langston Hughes' The Best of Simple

Langston Hughes' The Best of Simple

written by Langston Hughes, 1902-1967 (Folkways Records, 1961), 40 mins

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

Melvin Stewart ‘s acting career took off when he was cast in Langston Hughes’ play, Simply Heavenly. The show started as an Off-Broadway production, moved to Broadway, then toured in Europe before returning to New York City. The pieces Stewart reads on this album, The Best of Simple, are taken from Hughes’ book of the same name. Liner notes including texts.

Content Type
Music recording
Duration
40 mins
Format
Audio
Sub Genre
Poetry, Spoken Word
Label
Folkways Records
Release Date
1961
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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