Audio Recording June Jordan reading her poems with comment in the Recording Laboratory, June 14, 1974

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Title
June Jordan reading her poems with comment in the Recording Laboratory, June 14, 1974
Summary
June Jordan reads poems from New Days: Poems of Exile and Return, Some Changes, and Who Look at Me.
Contributor Names
Jordan, June, 1936-2002.
Archive of Recorded Poetry and Literature (Library of Congress)
Created / Published
1974.
Contents
From New days: Poems of Exile and Return [unpublished at the time of reading]: These Poems, They are Things that I Do (min. 00:17) -- From Who Look at Me [excerpts] (min. 1:08) -- From Some Changes: Poem on the Twenty-Fifth Anniversary of the United Nations, 1970 (min. 03:50); In Memoriam: Martin Luther King, Jr. (min. 05:37); If You Saw a Negro Lady (min. 07:13); Nobody Riding the Roads Today (min. 08:35); Okay Negroes (min. 09:27); Exercise in Quits (min. 10:12) -- From New Days: Poems of Exile and Return: Fragments from a Parable [excerpts] (min. 12:08); Roman Poem #1 (min. 15:33); Roman Poem #3 (min. 16:37); Roman Poem #4 (min. 17:08); Roman Poem #12 (min. 18:04); Roman Poem #14 (min. 18:44); Roman Poem #5 [parts 1 and 4] (min. 20:11); Poem: Shortsong from My Heart (min. 24:13); Poem About Long Distances on Saturday (min. 24:56); May 27, 1971: No Poem (min. 25:24) --
From New Days [con't]: Poem on Divine Adaptation to an Age of Disbelief (min. 26:37); Poem on the Black Poet Reading his Poems in the Park for Clarence and Sharyn (min. 27:10); Poem on Moral Leadership as a Political Dilemma (Watergate 1973) (min. 27:49); Poem on my Happy Matrimonial Condition (min. 29:54); Poem of Nightsong and Flight (min. 30:21) ; No Poem Because Time is not a Name (min. 31:14); Poem in Loving Memory of Michael Angelo Thompson (min. 32:14); Poem to my Pretty Man (min. 34:05); Poem on the Murder of Two Human Being Black Men, Denver A. Smith and his Unidentified Brother, at Southern University, Baton Rouge, Louisiana, 1972 (min. 34:41); Poem Calling on All Silent Minorities (min. 37:17); Poem about Merry Christmas/Don't Believe the Daily News (min. 37:38); Poem to my Sister, Ethel Ennis, who Sang The Star Spangled Banner at the Second Inauguration of Richard Milhous Nixon, January 20, 1973 (min. 38:53); It's About You: Poem on the Beach (min. 41:13); Poem About Enrique's Drawing (min. 42:04); Poem After All is Said and Done (min. 43:00); Poem on Declining Values (min. 43:45); Poem: Getting Down to Get Over (dedicated to my mother) [excerpts] (min. 45:58).
Notes
-  Recorded for the Archive of Recorded Poetry and Literature.
-  Literary recordings, rev., enl. ed., p. 124-125.
-  Also available in digital form on the Library of Congress Web site.
Medium
1 sound tape reel (ca. 55 min.) : analog, 7 1/2 ips, 1 track, mono. ; 10 in.
Call Number/Physical Location
LWO 7368
Library of Congress Control Number
94838932
Language
English
Online Format
audio
OCLC Number
5733291
Description
June Jordan reads poems from New Days: Poems of Exile and Return, Some Changes, and Who Look at Me.
LCCN Permalink
https://0-lccn.loc.gov.oasys.lib.oxy.edu/94838932
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Jordan, June, and Archive Of Recorded Poetry And Literature. June Jordan reading her poems with comment in the Recording Laboratory. 1973. Audio. https://0-www.loc.gov.oasys.lib.oxy.edu/item/94838932/.

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Jordan, J. & Archive Of Recorded Poetry And Literature. (1973) June Jordan reading her poems with comment in the Recording Laboratory. [Audio] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://0-www.loc.gov.oasys.lib.oxy.edu/item/94838932/.

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Jordan, June, and Archive Of Recorded Poetry And Literature. June Jordan reading her poems with comment in the Recording Laboratory. 1973. Audio. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/94838932/>.