The Voice of Langston Hughes

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Product Details

  • Release Date: 1/24/1995
  • Label: Smithsonian Folkways
  • UPC: 093074700129
  • Catalog Number: 47001
  • Sales rank: 183,922


Disc 1
  1. 1 The Negro Speaks of Rivers (0:43)
  2. 2 I, Too (0:30)
  3. 3 The Weary Blues (1:55)
  4. 4 Homesick Blues (0:42)
  5. 5 The Story of the Blues (1:55)
  6. 6 Night and Morn (0:28)
  7. 7 Breath of a Spiritual (0:16)
  8. 8 Prayer (0:15)
  9. 9 Prayer Meeting (0:17)
  10. 10 Ma Lord (1:46)
  11. 11 I'm Gonna Testify (2:33)
  12. 12 Albert (0:16)
  13. 13 Mother to Son (0:45)
  14. 14 Dreams (0:54)
  15. 15 Youth (0:19)
  16. 16 The Struggle (3:21)
  17. 17 Rhythms of the World (7:20)
  18. 18 Simple-Intro (2:31)
  19. 19 Feet Live Their Own Life (5:44)
  20. 20 Simple Prays a Prayer (1:42)
  21. 21 As I Go (2:40)
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Album Credits

Performance Credits
Langston Hughes Primary Artist, Speech/Speaker/Speaking Part
Hampton Carlton Organ
Rev. Ernest Cook Vocals
Ellen Courts Vocals
Yvonne Cumberbatch Guitar
Carl McWilliams Saxophone
Hugh E. Porter Piano, Leader
Audrey Ryan Vocals
Benjamin Snowdon Tambourine
Florence Strachen Vocals
Technical Credits
Langston Hughes Composer, Poetry
Moses Asch Engineer
David Glasser Mastering
Jeff Place Contributor
Faith Berry Producer, Liner Notes, Annotation, Production Compilation
Yusef Jones Producer, Annotation, Production Compilation
Harris Wray Contributor
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