Audio Recording Ishmael Reed and Allen Ginsberg reading their poems in the Coolidge Auditorium, April 29, 1974

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Title
Ishmael Reed and Allen Ginsberg reading their poems in the Coolidge Auditorium, April 29, 1974
Summary
Mr. Reed reads from his collections The flight to Canada, Conjure, Chattanooga, and his poem Puerto Rico blues. Mr. Ginsberg reads two selections from The fall of America and six uncollected poems. He sings some of the poems, accompanying himself on a harmonium.
Contributor Names
Reed, Ishmael, 1938-
Ginsberg, Allen, 1926-1997..
Gertrude Clarke Whittall Poetry and Literature Fund.
Archive of Recorded Poetry and Literature (Library of Congress)
Created / Published
1974.
Contents
Mr. Reed reads: Flight to Canada -- Sky diver -- The reactionary poet -- The feral pioneers -- I am a cowboy in the boat of Ra -- Puerto Rico blues -- Betty's ball blues -- Man or Butterfly -- Monsters from the Ozarks -- Dualism -- Dragon's blood -- Dress rehearsal paranoia #2 -- Mystery 1st lady -- The author reflects on his 35th birthday -- The Katskills kiss romance goodbye -- Loup garou means change into -- .05 --
Mr. Ginsberg reads or performs: Neal's ashes -- D.C. mobilization -- Bus ride ballad road to Suva -- Returning to the country for a brief visit -- Night gleam -- Thus crosslegged on round pillow sat in Teton space -- Stay away from the White House blues -- Jaweh and Allah battle.
Notes
-  Introduced by Daniel Hoffman.
-  Sponsored by the Gertrude Clarke Whittall Poetry and Literature Fund, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.
-  Recorded for the Archive of Recorded Poetry and Literature.
-  Literary recordings, rev., enl. ed., p. 89.
-  Also available in digital form on the Library of Congress Web site.
Medium
1 sound tape reel (67 min., 15 sec.) : analog, 7 1/2 ips, 1 track, mono. ; 10 in.
Call Number/Physical Location
LWO 7808
Library of Congress Control Number
94838850
Online Format
audio
Description
Mr. Reed reads from his collections The flight to Canada, Conjure, Chattanooga, and his poem Puerto Rico blues. Mr. Ginsberg reads two selections from The fall of America and six uncollected poems. He sings some of the poems, accompanying himself on a harmonium.
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Reed, Ishmael, Allen Ginsberg, Gertrude Clarke Whittall Poetry And Literature Fund, and Archive Of Recorded Poetry And Literature. Ishmael Reed and Allen Ginsberg reading their poems in the Coolidge Auditorium. 1974. Audio. https://0-www.loc.gov.oasys.lib.oxy.edu/item/94838850/.

APA citation style:

Reed, I., Ginsberg, A., Gertrude Clarke Whittall Poetry And Literature Fund & Archive Of Recorded Poetry And Literature. (1974) Ishmael Reed and Allen Ginsberg reading their poems in the Coolidge Auditorium. [Audio] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://0-www.loc.gov.oasys.lib.oxy.edu/item/94838850/.

MLA citation style:

Reed, Ishmael, et al. Ishmael Reed and Allen Ginsberg reading their poems in the Coolidge Auditorium. 1974. Audio. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/94838850/>.