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Voices of Black America

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Voices of Black America

Historical Recordings of Speeches, Poetry, Humor & Drama: 1908-1947
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This unique collection, compiled especially for Naxos Audiobooks, features original recordings from 1908–1946 of Booker T. Washington’s Atlanta Exposition Address, the poetry of Paul Laurence Dunbar and Langston Hughes, the rarely heard humour of Charley Case, readings from God’s Trombones by James Weldon Johnson, and much much more.

This unique collection, compiled especially for Naxos Audiobooks, features original recordings from 1908–1946 of Booker T. Washington’s Atlanta Exposition Address, the poetry of Paul Laurence Dunbar and Langston Hughes, the rarely heard humour of Charley Case, readings from God’s Trombones by James Weldon Johnson, and much much more.

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  • AudioFile Magazine A compilation of voices narrates the African-American experience from 1908 to 1947. This audio book gives the impression of having been thrown together for no reason other than the fact that there were tapes of these voices available. While such recordings are important historical documents, a compilation that includes African-American political leaders, actors, vaudevillians, and poets, but no female voice and no narrator, is misdirected. The absence of a preface tying together these disparate strings leaves the listener adrift. P.R. (c) AudioFile 2003, Portland, Maine
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