Poetry reading and music featuring Shirley LeFlore and Armond "Trig" Crawford (Audio)
Shirley LeFlore reading her poetry and Armond "Trig" Crawford performing music at Duff's Restaurant.
Recording Index: "I am drum" [no title mentioned] 00:00; "You see, I am the black woman" [no title mentioned] 07:58; I am a Love Poem 14:08; Touch a Smooth Stone 17:49; "You and me missing we being us together" [no title mentioned] 18:23; Poet Black Sings 20:21; "Call it seven craps eleven" [no title mentioned] 28:15; "It's Saturday night" [no title mentioned] 30:55 [singing starts at 32:28].
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
Jan Garden Castro Papers (MSS136), 1957-2014
Sometimes it is hard to differentiate the introduction and the poem reading. Also, there is a lot of drum playing in this recording, hard to tell whether it is a part of poem performance or pure music performance.