Poetry reading featuring Shirley LeFlore, Maurice Malik King, and Glenn "Papa" Wright (Audio)
Shirley LeFlore reading her poetry, Maurice Malik King playing saxopohone, and Glenn "Papa" Wright playing drums at Duff's Restaurant.
Recording Index: Up Above My Head 07:02; "I love you" [no title mentioned] 08:34; Doctor King 11:04; "[Marani] Red is, he was a gambling man" [no title mentioned] 14:10; When a Sister Woman Pray 17:16; For J.D.'s Mother 18:36; For My Friend Ballery and for Mrs. Brown and the Women Gather 21:27; This is for Percy 27:41; Angels, Dragons and Unicorns 30:00; "I hear you come" [no title mentioned, blues] 34:29; "Gonna blow this town" [singing, no title mentioned] 34:40; For the Tall Man with Long Feeling Fingers 39:52; This Poem 42:39
Funding provided by the National Historical Publications and Records Commission through the Access to Historical Records grant
Washington University in St. Louis
mp3 edited access file was created from unedited access file which was sourced from preservation WAV file that was generated from original audio cassette.
River Styx at Duff's
Michael Castro Papers (MSS151), 1964-2014
Cut Michael Castro's introduction about the following event. Cut the Music piece before Shirley Leflore's performance. It is hard to differentiate the introduction and performance, because Shirley Leflore did not mentioned the title of the poem.