The Gift To Sing

James Weldon JOHNSON (1871 - 1938)

LibriVox volunteers bring you 20 recordings of The Gift To Sing by James Weldon Johnson.
This was the Weekly Poetry project for June 9, 2019.
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James Weldon Johnson was an American author, educator, lawyer, diplomat, songwriter, civil rights activist. He was married to civil rights activist Grace Nail Johnson. James Weldon Johnson is best remembered for his leadership of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP), where he started working in 1917. Johnson established his reputation as a writer, and was known during the Harlem Renaissance for his poems, novels, and anthologies collecting both poems and spirituals of black culture. - Summary by Wikipedia

Genre(s): Multi-version (Weekly and Fortnightly poetry)

Language: English

Section Chapter Reader Time
Play 01 The Gift To Sing - Read by ALP Algy Pug
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Play 02 The Gift To Sing - Read by BK Bruce Kachuk
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Play 03 The Gift To Sing - Read by CLP Chris Pyle
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Play 04 The Gift To Sing - Read by CN Cornel Nemes
00:01:35
Play 05 The Gift To Sing - Read by DL David Lawrence
00:01:02
Play 06 The Gift To Sing - Read by EL Newgatenovelist
00:01:19
Play 07 The Gift To Sing - Read by GB Garth Burton
00:01:11
Play 08 The Gift To Sing - Read by GG Greg Giordano
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Play 09 The Gift To Sing - Read by GRS Graham Scott
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Play 10 The Gift To Sing - Read by JKW James K. White
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Play 11 The Gift To Sing - Read by KS KevinS
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Play 12 The Gift To Sing - Read by ND Nan Dodge
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Play 13 The Gift To Sing - Read by NJ NarratorJ
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Play 14 The Gift To Sing - Read by SH Sarah Hite
00:00:57
Play 15 The Gift To Sing - Read by PS Phil Schempf
00:00:58
Play 16 The Gift To Sing - Read by TP Tomas Peter
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Play 17 The Gift To Sing - Read by VB tovarisch
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Play 18 The Gift To Sing - Read by LSLR lslassor64
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Play 19 The Gift To Sing - Read by ASM Anita Sloma-Martinez
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Play 20 The Gift To Sing - Read by LAH Lee Ann Howlett
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