Michael S. Harper: December 3, 1969

Michael S. Harper reads poetry from his first book Dear John, Dear Coltrane among other work.

Originally Recorded By:
APA
Location:
A&I 109, San Francisco State University
Date:
12/03/1969
Total Run Time:
49:23
Contributor:
Mark Linenthal
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  • Introduction by Mark Linenthal (00:01)
  • Michael S. Harper remarks on radicalism and John Stewart (01:45)
  • "Brother John" (3:06)
  • "My Dimba" (7:29)
  • Remarks on spending a year in Portland (9:25)
  • "Ruth's Blues: Blue Ruth: America, History is Your Own Heartbeat" (10:36)
  • "Love Medley: Patrice Cuchulain" (11:30)
  • "Messages: Anesthesia: Blues: 12 to 8" (13:25)
  • "The Nurse's Song" (14:35)
  • "Klan Meeting" (16:02)
  • "Ungie, Hi Ungie" (17:24)
  • "History as Bandages: Polka Dots and Moonbeams" (19:04)
  • "Coltrane is" (20:10)
  • "On the Inside, Vision as wonder" (22:25)
  • "Faculty Club in Portland" (23:20)
  • "The Morse Recount" (26:59)
  • "Black Study" (28:29)
  • "American History" (29:23)
  • "Death Watch" (31:05)
  • "Reuben, Reuben" (32:48)
  • "Another Season" (34:53)
  • "Proposition 14" (36:04)
  • "Molasses and the Three Witches" (37:16)
  • "Aftermath" (38:25)
  • "Dear John, Dear Coltrane" (39:05)
  • "A Mother Speaks" (41:32)
  • "For Paul Chambers, Mr. PC" (42:58)
  • "Dead day for Malcolm" (44:02)
  • "An Ode" (45:44)
  • "Be Affront Blues" (46:55)

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