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Fabio, Sarah Webster 1928-  Search this
Cover designer:
Clyne, Ronald 1925-2006  Search this
Physical description:
1 phonograph record : analog, 33 1/3 rpm ; 12 in
African Americans  Search this
Americans  Search this
Phonograph records
Cover design by Ronald Clyne.
Cover photograph by Paul Nelson.
Biographical notes and text of poems in booklet (6 p. : ill.) in original container. Photograph in notes by Grover Cleveland, Oakland Post Newspapers.
Read by Sarah Webster Fabio ; Cyril Leslie Fabio III, congas.
Related materials may be found in the Moses and Frances Asch Collection, also held by this repository. Related materials include one folder of correspondence between S.W. Fabio and Moses Asch; and may also include original cover art designs; other production materials; and audiotapes from studio production.
Track information:
101. Soul Ain't: Soul Is / Cyril Leslie Fabio III, congas
102. Sassafras Toned, My Grandma Sat
103. The Hurt of it All
104. Nina Giving Mr. Backlash the Blues (for Nina Simone, especially singing Langston Hughes' 'Mister Backlash Blues') / Cyril Leslie Fabio III, congas
105. A Five-Year Old Scream Breaking Through the Night (for Imamu Ameer Baraka, written in 1968 for Leroi Jones)
106. Cross-Fire
107. Dialogue Between Two Messengers of Peace (for Leopold Sedar Senghor)
201. Black World (for Louis Armstrong, Ju-ju)
202. My Own Thing (for Mary Washington, a black woman)
203. I Would Be For You Rain
204. Echo of Rain
205. To Turn from Love
206. For My People, A Jubilee (for Margaret Walker)
207. Bronzeville Breakthrough (for Gwendoly Brooks, Illinois poet laureate)
Publisher number:
FL 9711 Folkways Records
Repository Loc.:
Smithsonian Institution, Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage, Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections, 600 Maryland Ave., S.W., Suite 2001, Washington, D.C. 20024. Call 202-633-7322 for appointment. Fax: 202-633-7019. Email:
Poetry  Search this
American poetry--African American authors  Search this
Local number:
Folkways 9711
Restrictions & Rights:
Restrictions on access
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Folkways Records Collection 1948-1986
Data Source:
Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections