Langston Hughes The Glory Of Negro History (1955)

Smithsonian Folkways
  • 1. The Struggle
  • 2. Negroes with the Spanish Explorers
  • 3. African Chant
  • 4. Phyllis Wheatley
  • 5. Leon Bibb – Oh Freedom
  • 6. Sojourner Truth
  • 7. Hilda Haynes – Steal Away
  • 8. Harriet Tubman
  • 9. Hilda Haynes – Swing Low, Sweet Chariot
  • 10. Harriet Tubman, Pt. II
  • 11. Langston Hughes and Leadbelly – Old Riley
  • 12. Frederick Douglass
  • 13. Clark Morgan – Go Down Moses
  • 14. Hermes Nye – John Brown
  • 15. Hermes Nye – John Brown's Body
  • 16. Brownie McGhee – Battle Hymn of The Republic
  • 17. Abraham Lincoln
  • 18. Walt Whitman
  • 19. Reconstruction
  • 20. Bertha Chippie Hill – Trouble In Mind
  • 21. Booker T. Washington
  • 22. George Washington Carver
  • 23. Dallas String Band – Dallas Rag
  • 24. Paul Laurence Dunbar – Little Brown Baby
  • 25. Louis Armstrong – I'm Not Rough
  • 26. World War I
  • 27. Claude McKay – If We Must Die
  • 28. NAACP Founding and Activities
  • 29. Ella Fitzgerald – Organ Grinder's Swing
  • 30. Ralph Bunche
  • 31. Mary McLeod Bethune
  • 32. George D. McCain – Battle Hymn of the Republic

The history of Black life as told by the great poet and writer Langston Hughes.