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Spoken Word vinyl record albums
Poetry and other readings, speeches, interviews, tributes

(For drama recordings, please see Soundtracks). See also Children's records

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Spiro T. Agnew

Spiro T. Agnew Speaks Out / 197? / RCA Victor PRM-316

NM / VG++ / $20.00Record sold

"Effete corps of impudent snobs" and other fulminations by Nixon's veep

 

Bama The Vilage Poet (more Rarities) (more Sealed albums)

Ghettos Of The Mind / 1972 / Chess CH 50032

Sealed co / $95.00 BUY AT GREG'S GROOVES ON AMAZON MARKETPLACE

Original release, factory sealed, with small cut corner on cover. Track list: I Got Soul, Welfare Slave, Nothingness, Thanksgiving, Ghettos Of The Mind, The Right To Be Wrong, Blessed Marie, Justice Isn't Blind, Social Narcotics, Black Man My Brother, Drunken Sister.

 

Alben W.  Barkley - Veep

Alben W. Barkley (more Sealed albums)

Veep - Alben W. Barkley Tells His Own Story / 196? / Folkways FS 3870

Sealed / $18.00 $15.00 BUY AT GREG'S GROOVES ON AMAZON MARKETPLACE

Sidney Shalett interviews Truman's vice president. Includes insert with descriptive notes

 

Benjamin Franklin Biography - Jesse  Lemisch

Benjamin Franklin Autobiography (more Sealed albums)

Edited and read by L. Jesse Lemisch / 197? / Folkways FW 9771

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Includes insert with descriptive notes

 

Robert Bryan and Marshall Dodge

Bert And I - And Other Stories From Down East / 196? / Bert and I #1

VG+ / VG++ / $14.00 Record sold

Charming stories from rural New England

Pablo Casals

Casals: A Living Portrait / 1966 / Columbia Masterworks PC-1

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Vinyl in new condition, still sealed in inner plastic sleeve. Casals in his own words - speeches, interviews, press conferences and conversations, plus selections from his recordings. Commentary by Isaac Stern

 

Chantons En Francais Vol. 1

Alan Mills & Helen Baillargeon / 197? / Folkways FC 7719

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"Distributed by Rounder Records" sticker on cover.

 

Samuel Taylor Coleridge

Various Readings / 1983 / Musical Heritage Society 4716K mono

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English Poets from Chaucer to Years series. Includes "The Rime of the Ancient Mariner" wIth Richard Burton, John Neville and Robert Hardy. Also Burton reads "Frost at Midnight," Neville reads "Dejection: An Ode" and "The Pains of Sleep." William Devlin reads "Kubla Khan" and Yvonne Bonnamy reads "Christabel."

 

Colette

Colette Reading Gigi Selections, Chéri Selections / 1954 / Caedmon TC 1020

VG+ / VG++ / $30.00Record sold

Blue label, with booklet

 

Documentary History of Broadcasting: 1920-1950 - Radio Before Television, Volume One

Documentary History of Broadcasting: 1920-1950 - Radio Before Television, Volume One

1971 / Folkways FB 9171

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Introduction: The Arts of Language: "A Word in Your Ear"/"I Know What I Like" Includes insert with descriptive notes.

 

Robert Donat / Dame Edith Evans

Practical Cats / Shakespeare: 20 Sonnets / 196? / Seraphim M-60042 mono

NM / VG++ / $24.00Record sold

Side 1: Donat reads six poems from T.S. Eliot's "Old Possum's Book Of Practical Cats," with accompaniment by the Philharmonic Orchestra conducted by Alan Rawsthorne. Side 2: Evans reads 20 Shakespeare Sonnets

 

The Eagle Has Landed

NASA Astronauts / 1970 / Capitol SLAO 6660

VG++ / NM / $20.00Record sold

The voices of Apollo 11 astronauts Neil Armstrong, Buzz Aldrin and Michael Collins recorded during the first moon landing, July 20, 1969

 

The Eisenhower Story

1956 / ABC-Paramount ABC-128 mono

VG+ / VG++ / $30.00Record sold

Dramatic moments from the career of Dwight D. Eisenhower including D-Day: his Order of the Day, broadcast from Paris on Liberation Day, VE-Day announcement, 1952 nomination acceptance, 1952 election victory, Korea news conference, Atoms-For-Peace announcement, and other historic moments. Narrated by Ted Mallie. Small writing on back cover

 

Edna Ferber - reads Show Boat

Edna Ferber

A Reminiscence of Show Boat and "The Gay Old Dog" / 1983 / Caedmon TC 1719

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Ferber reads from her works

 

Grimm's Fairy Tales (more Children's records)

Read by Joseph Schildkraut / 198? / Caedmon TC 1062

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Reissue of 1956 album, with Tom Thumb, The Old Man And His Grandson, The Frog Prince, The Elves And The Shoemaker, Sleeping Beauty (Briar Rose), Rumpelstiltskin, The Star-Money, Rapunzel.

 

Richard Harris

Jonathan Livingston Seagull / 1973 / ABC Dunhill DSD-50160

NM / VG++ / $14.00

RCA Music Service edition. Harris narrates the Richard Bach favorite. Music by Terry James

 

Richard Harris

Jonathan Livingston Seagull / 1973 / ABC Dunhill DSD-50160

VG+ / NM / $12.50

Harris narrates the Richard Bach favorite. Music by Terry James

 

Richard Harris

Jonathan Livingston Seagull / 1973 / ABC Dunhill DSD-50160

VG+ / VG++ / $11.00

Harris narrates the Richard Bach favorite. Music by Terry James. Ringwear on cover

 

Richard Harris

I, In The Membership Of My Days / 1974 / Dunhill DSD-50159

VG++ / NM / $15.00Record sold

Harris and his sons Damian, Jared and Jamie perform Harris' poems and songs. Gatefold cover with words/lyrics

 

Richard Harris reads Gibran's The Prophet

Richard Harris

The Prophet / 1974 / Atlantic SD 18120

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Original release. Vinyl a strong VG+. Musical interpretation of the Gibran classic, read by Harris. Music by Arif Mardin and with an appearance by Barry Manilow on background vocals.

 

The Hobbit (4-LP box) / 1974 / Argo ZPL 1196/3

VG+ toc / VG++ x 4 / $35.00Record sold

U.K. release. Nicol Williamson reads a condensed version of the Tolkien classic. Includes 8-page insert with notes on the recording and the book. Small tear on box cover

 

Hal Holbrook

More Of Mark Twain Tonight! / 196? / Columbia OL 5610 mono

VG+ / VG++ / $12.50

"6-eye" label

 

A Homage To Shakespeare / 1964 / CBS OL 7020 mono

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Dame Edith Evans, Sir John Gielgud and Margaret Leighton read Shakespeare in the opening event of the Lincoln Center World's Fair Festival at Philharmonic Hall, New York. Liner notes by Judith Robison.

 

New arrival Homer: The Iliad Books Fifteen, Sixteen and Seventeen

Read by Anthony Quayle / 1965 / Caedmon TC 1196

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Original release, library copy with library pocket & card on back cover. Includes NM booklet with complete text of the recording and inner sleeve with Caedmon catalog.

 

The House Committee On Un-American Activities (more Rarities)

1962 / Folkways FD 5530 mono

VG++ / NM / $60.00Record sold

Excerpts from hearings in San Francisco, May 1960. Includes interviews outside the courtroom and eyewitness accounts of the accompanying violent protests. Includes insert with San Francisco Chronicle newspaper stories and transcription of the hearing excerpts

 

Laura Huxley - Recipes For Living And Loving (original vinyl)

Laura Huxley

Recipes For Living And Loving / 1973 / Everest 3361

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Huxley reads her recipes for spiritual refreshment - "Rainbow Walk" and "Your Favorite Flower" - two recipes not included in her landmark book, "You Are Not The Target"

 

Is Freedom Academic?

1964 / KPFA-Pacifica Foundation

VG++ wobc / VG++ / $25.00Record sold

A documentary of the Free Speech Movement at the University of California, Berkeley, fall 1964. Includes reports from rally at Sproul Hall, Dec. 2; police action, arrests; university and political statements; academic senate meeting, Dec. 8; interview with movement leader Mario Savio. Small writing on back cover

 

Erica Jong

Fear Of Flying / 197? / Spoken Arts SA 1140

VG++ / VG++ / $40.00 BUY AT GREG'S GROOVES ON AMAZON MARKETPLACE

Jong reads her poems: Fruits And Vegetables, Half-Lives, Loveroot; and excerpts from her seminal novel, Fear Of Flying

 

James Kavanaugh

There Are Men Too Gentle To Live Among Wolves / 1973 / Karo K100

NM is / NM / $25.00

Music by Elmer Bernstein

 

The Kennedy Years (3-LP box)

The Kennedy Years 1956-1963 (3-LP box) (more Collectors Items)

196? / Longines Symphonette Recording Society LW-125/6/7

NM / NM, NM, NM / $30.00 $20.00 BUY AT GREG'S GROOVES ON AMAZON MARKETPLACE

Rare box set in as-new condition, licensed and authorized by the John Fitzgerald Kennedy Library. News-making moments from JFK's inauguration to his assassination. Records 1 & 2: Former Secretary of State Dean Rusk narrates and introduces famous speeches and press conferences.   Record 3:  News anchorman Chet Huntley reporting on key moments of the Kennedy presidency. Includes certificate of appreciation from trustees of the JFK Library

 

John Lennon/Yoko Ono (see also Yoko Ono)

Heart Play - Unfinished Dialogue / 1983 / Polydor 422-817 238-1 Y-1

NM / NM / $30.00 BUY AT GREG'S GROOVES ON AMAZON MARKETPLACE

Candid interviews with John and Yoko in the summer and fall of 1980, shortly before his death. Background sounds of Central Park West and the Lennons' kitchen are heard. Includes insert letter by Yoko outlining the circumstances of the conversations.

 

John Lennon/Yoko Ono (see also Yoko Ono)

Heart Play - Unfinished Dialogue / 1983 / Polydor 422-817 238-1 Y-1

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Original release. Candid interviews with John and Yoko in the summer and fall of 1980, shortly before his death. Background sounds of Central Park West and the Lennons' kitchen are heard. No insert.

 

Lotte Lenya

Lotte Lenya Reading The Stories Of Kafka / 1958 / Caedmon TC 1114 mono

NM / VG+ / $30.00Record sold

A Hunger Artist, An Imperial Message, A Fratiricide, The Cares Of A Family Man, Up In The Gallery, A Dream, The Bucket Rider

 

The Man Without A Country

Edward Everett Hale / 1963 / Caedmon TC 1178 mono

VG++ / VG++ / $40.00

Edward G. Robinson reads Hale's parable of American patriotism

 

Michael Mantler

Silence / 1977 / Watt 5

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An adapatation of the Harold Pinter play, with Carla Bley, Robert Wyatt, Kevin Coyne, Chris Spedding, Ron McClure. Gatefold cover with play script.

 

Mark Twain Tonight!

Hal Holbrook / 1967 / Columbia OS 2019

VG++ / VG++ / $14.00

 

Mark Twain Tonight! Volume Two

Hal Holbrook / 196? / Columbia OS 5610

VG+ / VG++ / $14.00

 

Robert Francis Kennedy - A Memorial (2 LPs)

1969? / Columbia Masterworks ML 6601 mono (disc 1) / MS 7202 (disc 2)

VG++ / VG++, VG++ / $25.00Record sold

Record 1: Robert F. Kennedy In His Own Words, including memorial to JFK at the Democratic convention, Altantic City, NJ, Aug. 27, 1964; speeches during the 1968 presidential campaign; "The Measure Of A Nation" address at the University of Kansas, March 1968; "Toward a Better World" address in South Africa, June 6,1966 ... Record 2: Excerpts from his funeral service at St. Patrick's Cathedral, New York, June 9, 1968, including eulogy by Edward M. Kennedy. Includes insert with contents. Gatefold cover with multiple small images of RFK and dedication by Coretta Scott King. Mismatched issues - one disc is mono, the other stereo

 

Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

The Great March To Freedom / 1968 / Gordy  G-906 mono

VG+ / NM / $20.00Record sold

Reissue. King speaks at the Detroit Freedom Rally, June 23, 1963

 

The Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

A Knock At Midnight / 1968 / Creed 3008 mono

VG++ / VG+ / $18.00Record sold

Sermon recorded at Mt. Zion Baptist Church, Cincinnati, June 11, 1967

 

The Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

I Have A Dream / 1968 / 20th Century-Fox TFS-3201

VG++ / VG++ / $22.00Record sold

Complete historic address from the March on Washington, Aug. 28 1963. Also includes addresses by A. Phillip Randolph, Dr. Benjamin E. Mays, John Lewis, Whitney M. Young Jr., Roy Wilkins. Liner notes by Nat Hentoff

 

The Language And Movement Of The Wolves

Robert Redford / 1971 / Natural History Magazine 003

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Redford narrates "The Wolf You Never Knew" on side 1, sounds of the wolf on side 2. Magazine subscribers' bonus record

 

The Language And Movement Of The Wolves

Robert Redford / 1971 / Natural History Magazine 003

VG+ / VG++ / $12.00

Redford narrates "The Wolf You Never Knew" on side 1, sounds of the wolf on side 2. Magazine subscribers' bonus record

 

The Living Bible 8: A Chariot Of Fire

196? / Mercury ROM 2408 mono

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Sir Laurence Olivier reads from the Old Testament - Naboth's Vineyard, Ahab and Jezebel, Elisha, Naaman and Job. With music from the Holy Land by Paul Ben-Haim. Includes insert with excerpts from the Old Testament

 

Norman Mailer

Norman Mailer Reads Norman Mailer / 1964? / Prestige-Lively Arts LA 30009

VG++ co / VG++ / $50.00Record sold

The author reads from Death For The Ladies, More Poems, The Time Of Her Time

 

John Masefield

"The Western Hudson Shore (The Palisades)" and "To The Great Friends In Lifetime" / 1977 / Folkways FL 9843

Sealed / $25.00Record sold

The English poet laureate reads his poems. Includes insert with descriptive notes

 

Rod McKuen

Life Is / 1968 / Everest 3267

NM / NM / $14.00

Poetry with a beat flavor

 

The Negro Woman

Compiled by Jean M. Brannon / 1966 / Folkways FH 5523

NM / VG++ / $30.00Record sold

Selections from the writings of Phillis Wheatley, Sojourner Truth, Harriet Tubman, Frances Ellen Watkins Harper, Ida B. Wells Barnett, Mary Church Terrell, Mary McLeod Bethune, read by Dorothy Washington. Includes 12-page booklet with texts, images and biographical sketches of the women

 

Nordstrom Presents Charles Dickens' A Christmas Carol (more Christmas records)

1980 / Mark 56 724

VG++ / VG++ / $16.00Record sold

A classic performance of the Dickens favorite, featuring Lionel Barrymore and Orson Welles

 

Palgrave's Golden Treasury (2 LPs)

Read by Claire Bloom, Eric Portman, John Neville / 1957 / Caedmon TC 2011 mono

VG+ wobc / VG++, VG++ / $25.00Record sold

54 classics of early English poetry - from Marlowe, Shakespeare and Milton to Wordsworth, Keats, Byron, Tennyson and Shelley. Writing on back cover

 

Ezra Pound

Ezra Pound Reading His Poetry / 1960 / Caedmon TC 1122 mono

VG+ co / VG+ / $20.00Record sold

Recorded in Washington, D.C., June 1958. The author reads Hugh Selwyn Mauberley, Cantico del Sole, Moeurs Contemporaines, Cantos 1,4, 36 & 84. Two stickers & cutout hole in cover

 

Anthony Quayle

Shakespeare's Sonnets / Elizabethan Lyrics / 196? / Spoken Arts 729 mono

VG++ / VG++ / $20.00Record sold

Quayle reads 24 Shakespeare sonnets, plus selections from Donne, Sidney, Marlowe, Spenser, Drayton, Peele, Raleigh, Nashe

 

George Riquier

Contes Choisis de Guy de Maupassant Vol. III / 196? / Spoken Arts SA 930

VG++ / NM / $20.00Record sold

 

Carl Sandburg

The Great Carl Sandburg / 1957 / Lyrichord LL66 mono

VG / VG+ / $18.00

17 poems by a great voice of Chicago. The Good Boy, Boll Weevil Song, Careless Love, In De Vinter Time, Moanish Lady, Foggy Foggy Dew, I Wish I Was A Little Bird, I'm Sad And I'm Lonely, Cigarettes Will Spoil Yer Life, We'll Roll Back The Prices, The Horse Named Bill, Jay Gould's Daughter, He's Gone Away, Casey Jones, I Ride An Old Paint, Man Goin' Roun', Gallows Song. Small writing on back cover

 

Robert Scheer's A Night At Santa Rita

1969 / Flying Dutchman FDS-111

VG++ / NM / $25.00Record sold

Bill "Rosko" Mercer narrates Scheer's experience in the Alameda County, California lockup. With James Spaulding, flute, and Ron Carter, bass. In the liner notes, Nat Hentoff says Scheer's account "raises the most basic of all questions in this country ... whether freedom can survive here."

 

Gamble Rogers

The Lord Gives Me Grace, And The Devil Gives Me Style / 1977 / Mountain Railroad MR 52779

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Original release. Gatefold cover with lyrics.

 

Carl Sandburg

The Great Carl Sandburg / 1951 / Lyrichord LL66 mono

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17 poems by a great voice of Chicago. The Good Boy, Boll Weevil Song, Careless Love, In De Vinter Time, Moanish Lady, Foggy Foggy Dew, I Wish I Was A Little Bird, I'm Sad And I'm Lonely, Cigarettes Will Spoil Yer Life, We'll Roll Back The Prices, The Horse Named Bill, Jay Gould's Daughter, He's Gone Away, Casey Jones, I Ride An Old Paint, Man Goin' Roun', Gallows Song. Back cover worn and has small writing.

 

Carl Sandburg Reading Fog And Other Poems

New arrival Carl Sandburg

Carl Sandburg Reading Fog And Other Poems / 1968 / Caedmon TC 1263 mono

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Original release. Track list: Fog, Child, Broken-face Gargoyles, Bright Conversations with Saint-Ex, Night Bells, On a Flimmering Floom You Shall Ride, We Have Gone Through Great Rooms Together, Baby Song of the Four Winds, Far Rockaway Night Till Morning, How Much?, Wind Song, Flash Crimson, Losers, A Couple, Omaha, Sea-Wash, Precious Moments, Explanations of Love, Upstream, Wilderness, Little Candle, Cornucopia, Light and Moonbells, Special Starlight, Mr. Attila, Is There Any Easy Road to Freedom, The Man with the Broken Fingers, When Death Came April Twelve 1945, River Moon. Liner notes by William A. Smith.

 

Scenes de la Vie Francaise

1962 / Spoken Arts 841 mono

NM / VG++ / $14.00 BUY AT GREG'S GROOVES ON AMAZON MARKETPLACE

Includes insert with complete text

 

Scenes From American Novels (2 LPs)

1962 / EAV Lexington LE 7677/78

VG+ / VG+, VG+ / $25.00

Read by John Randolph, Lonny Chapman, Jean Barker. Email for track list

 

Shakespeare: Soul Of An Age (TV soundtrack) (more Soundtracks)

Sir Michael Redgrave & Sir Ralph Richardson / 1962 / Caedmon TC 1170 mono

VG++ / NM / $30.00

Soundtrack for the NBC television special, with readings from Shakespeare's immortal plays. Includes 8-page insert with images and text from the soundtrack

 

Sir Michael Redgrave Reads The Harmfulness of Tobacco, A Transgression, The First-Class Passenger by Anton Chekhov

1962 / Spoken Arts 828

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Directed by Arthur Luce Klein. Liner notes by Marc Slonim

 

Edith Sitwell

Edith Sitwell Reading Her Poems / 195? / Caedmon TC 1016 mono

VG+ / VG++ / $30.00

Recorded March 2, 1955. The Wind's Bastinado, Trio For Two Cats And A Trombone, Said King Pompey, Spinning Song, Green Flows The River Of Lethe-O, Serenade: Any Man To Any Woman, Tattered Serenade: Beggar To Shadow II, Street Song, An Old Woman, The Youth With The Red Gold Hair, A Sylph's Song, Most Lovely Shade. The Queen Of Scotland's Reply To A Reproof From John Knox, Who Shall Have My Fair Lady, The Bee Oracles, 1: The Bee Keeper, Dido's Song, The Canticle Of The Rose, The Gardener's And Astronomer's Sailor, What Of The Isles?, Song Of Queen Anne Boleyn; At Cockcrow, Where Is All The Bright Company Gone?

 

Lillian Smith - Our Faces, Our Words

Lillian Smith

Our Faces, Our Words / 1960? / Spoken Arts SA 916 mono

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Readings on the subject of U.S. race relations by the author of "Strange Fruit." Very clean library copy. Track list: It's A Terrible Sleep When You Can't Wake Up, You Think About The Three Who Were Killed, We Were There, Man, And We Knew We Were There, Nonviolence? Deep In My Heart I Wonder.

 

Adlai E. Stevenson (more Sealed albums)

The Man, The Candidate, The Statesman / 1965 / Audio State AS 101 mono

Sealed / $30.00 BUY AT GREG'S GROOVES ON AMAZON MARKETPLACE

Excerpts from his speeches, including his confrontation with the Soviet Union during the U.N. Security Council debate on the Cuban missile crisis, Oct. 26, 1962. Narrated by Bill Scott

 

Stories From Ride With The Sun

Stories From Ride With The Sun (more Sealed albums)

Told by Kathleen Danson Read / 1959 / Folkways SC 7779

Sealed / $14.00 BUY AT GREG'S GROOVES ON AMAZON MARKETPLACE

Anthology of folk tales and stories from the United Nations. Includes insert with descriptive notes

 

New arrival Dylan Thomas

An Evening With Dylan Thomas Reading His Own And Other Poems / 1963 / Caedmon TC 1157

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Original release. Recorded at the University of California Los Angeles on April 10, 1950: An Irreverent Introduction, The Traveler's Curse After Misdirection, A Glass Of Beer, One Poet Visits Another, An Introduction To Thomas Hardy, To Lizbie Brown, The Ruined Maid, Lent, Song, To My Son Aged Eight, I Walked Out One Evening, Master And Bos'n Song, Passing The Graveyard, In Tara's Halls, The Three Bushes, Lapis Lazuli, This Side Of The Truth, In My Craft Or Sullen Art. Also includes BBC recordings from Sept. 24, 1949: On Reading Poetry Aloud, If My Head Hurt A Hair's Foot, Poem In October.

 

Dylan Thomas - A Child's Christmas in Wales

Dylan Thomas (more Children's records) (more Christmas records)

Dylan Thomas Reading A Child's Christmas In Wales And Five Poems / 1964 / Caedmon TC 1002 mono

NM is / NM / $25.00 BUY AT GREG'S GROOVES ON AMAZON MARKETPLACE

Recorded in New York, Feb 22-23, 1952. Includes Do Not Go Gentle Into That Good Night, In The White Giant's Thigh, Ballad Of The Long-Legged Bait, Ceremony After A Fire Raid

 

James Thurber

University Days / 1971 / Caedmon TC 1404

NM / VG++ / $60.00Record sold

Extremely rare on vinyl. Read by Richard Kiley. Also "The Interview" read by Tom Ewell and "Macbeth Murder Mystery" read by Elaine Stritch

 

The Time Machine

H.G. Wells / 1981 / Caedmon TC 1678

VG / VG+ / $35.00 BUY AT GREG'S GROOVES ON AMAZON MARKETPLACE

Narrated by James Mason

J.R.R. Tolkien - Poems & Songs of Middle Earth

J.R.R. Tolkien (more Rare & Collectible)

Poems And Songs Of Middle Earth / 1967 / Caedmon TC 1231

VG++ / NM / $65.00Record sold

The author reads in English and "Elvish" from The Lord Of The Rings and The Adventures Of Tom Bombadil. William Elvin sings The Road Goes Ever On with piano accompaniment by Donald Swann. Liner Notes by W.H. Auden!

 

J.R.R. Tolkien

Reads And Sings His Lord Of The Rings: The Two Towers - The Return Of The King / 1975 / Caedmon TC 1478 mono

VG++ / VG++ / $28.00Record sold

Excerpts from the second and third books of the trilogy, recorded in 1952

 

Voices Of The Loon

Narrated by Robert J. Lurtsema / 1980 / National Audubon Society NAS -1001

VG++ / VG+ / $9.00

Introduction to, and identification of, the haunting calls of the loon

 

New arrival Robert Penn Warren

Robert Penn Warren Reads From His Works / 1976 / CMS 679

VG+ / NM / $75.00 BUY AT GREG'S GROOVES ON AMAZON MARKETPLACE

One of the Yale Series of Recorded Poets. Includes Mortmain (After night flight, A dead language, Fox-fire, In the turpitude of time, A Vision), Clearly About You, The Letter About Money ..., Arrogant Law, Tiberius On Capri, The Garden, Founding Fathers, Country Burying, Debate: Questions, Quarry, Dream, Original Sin, Dragon Country, Two Studies in Idealism (Bear Truck Plantation, Harvard '61: Battle Fatigue). Liner notes by Cleanth Brooks. Slight edge and corner wear, piece of scotch tape on back cover.

 

The White House Or Bust: Seven Steps To The Presidency

The White House Or Bust: Seven Steps To The Presidency (more Sealed albums)

Anthony G. Pilla / 1964 / Folkways FH 5503

Sealed / $18.00 SALE $10.00 BUY AT GREG'S GROOVES ON AMAZON MARKETPLACE

Documentary traces a politician’s progress through nomination, the campaign, the vote, and - for the winner - inauguration. Includes NBC audio clips from Barry Goldwater, John F. Kennedy, Everett Dirksen, Lyndon B. Johnson and others

 

New arrival The Wizard Of Oz (more Children's records)

L. Frank Baum, Read by Ray Bolger / 1976 / Caedmon TC 1512

NM is / NM / $30.00 BUY AT GREG'S GROOVES ON AMAZON MARKETPLACE

With historical liner notes by Michael Patrick Hearn. Music by Don Heckman.

 

The Wizard Of Oz

L. Frank Baum, Read by Ray Bolger / 1976 / Caedmon TC 1512

VG++ / VG++ / $24.00

With historical liner notes by Michael Patrick Hearn. Music by Don Heckman. Faint rubber stamp mark on cover.

 

Virginia Woolf -A Room Of One's Own read by Claire Bloom

Virginia Woolf: A Room Of One's Own

Read by Claire Bloom / 1982 / Caedmon TC 1718

Sealed / $35.00 Record sold

Bloom reads abridged version of the Woolf classic. Liner notes by Mitchell Leaska

 

World War I: Historic Music And Voices

Robert Lewis Shayon / 1964 / American Heritage RB 408/9 mono

VG++ / NM / $14.00

Narrated by Charles Collingwood. Companion record to the book "The American Heritage History Of World War I"

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