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Al Young

Al Young

Young, Al
Title: Al Young
Reading Date: Wednesday, September 14, 1983

Welcome and Introduction-2385

Description:

By Lois Shelton; recording begins mid-sentence.

Opening Remarks and "Houston in October"-2386

Annotation:

Young, Al. Heaven: Collected Poems 1956-1990. Berkeley: Creative Arts Book Company, 1992.

"Your Basic Black Poet"-2387

Description:

Differs from published version.


Annotation:

Young, Al. Heaven: Collected Poems 1956-1990. Berkeley: Creative Arts Book Company, 1992.

"Saudades: The Portuguese Blues"-2388

Description:

Differs slightly from published version.


Annotation:

Young, Al. Heaven: Collected Poems 1956-1990. Berkeley: Creative Arts Book Company, 1992.

"Dancing in the Laundromat"-2389

Annotation:

Young, Al. The Blues Don't Change. Baton Rouge: Louisiana State University Press, 1982.

"The Problem of Identity"-2390

Description:

Differs slightly from published version.


Annotation:

Young, Al. The Blues Don't Change. Baton Rouge: Louisiana State University Press, 1982.

"For Arl in Her Sixth Month"-2391

Annotation:

Young, Al. The Blues Don't Change. Baton Rouge: Louisiana State University Press, 1982.

"Boogie With O.O. Gabugah" and "The Old O.O. Blues"-2392

Description:

Differs from published version.


Annotation:

Young, Al. The Blues Don't Change. Baton Rouge: Louisiana State University Press, 1982.

"How the Rainbow Works"-2393

Description:

Differs slightly from published version.


Annotation:

Young, Al. The Blues Don't Change. Baton Rouge: Louisiana State University Press, 1982.

"The James Cotton Band at Keystone"-2394

Description:

Differs slightly from published version.


Annotation:

Young, Al. The Blues Don't Change. Baton Rouge: Louisiana State University Press, 1982.

"Cocktails for Two: Spike Jones and his City Slickers, 1946"-2395

Description:

Recording cuts out from 5:33 to 5:36.


Annotation:

Young, Al. Bodies & Soul: Musical Memoirs. Berkeley: Creative Arts Book Company, 1981.

"Body and Soul: Coleman Hawkins, 1939"-2396

Annotation:

Young, Al. Bodies & Soul: Musical Memoirs. Berkeley: Creative Arts Book Company, 1981.

Chapter 16 from Sitting Pretty-2397

Description:

Recording cuts out from 8:24 to 8:26.


Annotation:

Young, Al. Sitting Pretty. New York: Holt, Rinehart, and Winston, 1976.

Reading Date: Wednesday, September 14, 1983
Series: Fall Reading Series
Sponsor(s): UA Poetry Center
Location(s): Modern Languages Auditorium

Al Young reads poems from The Blues Don't Change (1982) and Heaven: Collected Poems 1956-1990 (1992), along with several prose selections.

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