Langston Hughes Blues

By 2010.09.19 tags: , , , . Comment»

Book cover: Weary Blues, by Langston Hughes“I tried to write poems like the songs they sang on Seventh Street.” —Langston Hughes:

“Same in Blues / Comment on Curb” 1:46 Langston Hughes with Charles Mingus and the Horace Parlan Quintet mp3):

Lucky Psychic Hut has posted the entire Weary Blues album, Langston Hughes‘ 1859 spoken-word/jazz collaboration — among the musicians: Leonard Feather, Milt Hinton, and Charles Mingus. has more on “The Weary Blues” book and record.

via WFMU.

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