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Sweet Thunder: Black Poetry by Nancy Dupree

Sweet Thunder: Black Poetry by Nancy Dupree

This live recording of Nancy DuPree’s poetry creates more an atmosphere of storytelling than of reciting. The words take on weight, tone, and shape as they roll and sometimes wade off of Dupree’s tongue; they become music and at times communicate a vivid, personal story of anger, betrayal, and disgust, and other times one of joy, celebration, and humor. When poet Nancy DuPree says, "sometimes I feel/ well.../ you know how I feel cause/ you/ and/ I/ feel the same thing," she’s right and she knows you know it, too.

Liner notes with poem texts. 44 mins.

Track Listing

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Introduction Nancy Dupree 2:07
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My People Is Nancy Dupree 4:17
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Bats and Butterflies Nancy Dupree 3:26
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First Love Nancy Dupree 7:53
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New Low Nancy Dupree 3:46
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The Brothers Nancy Dupree 6:09
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Let Me Nancy Dupree 2:32
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Happy 4th of July, Y'All Nancy Dupree 3:14
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Herd Runners Nancy Dupree 6:13
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Self-Love Nancy Dupree 3:33

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