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Music Special
Program 269
Original Airdate: 7/5/1973

Subject Keywords
Afro-American musicians
Afro-American poets
Music - Performance
Oral interpretation of poetry

Subject Genre
Public Affairs: Current Events

Personal Names
Arthur, King
Ruff, Robert

Corporate Names
Monty Williams Express (musical group)

Program Description
Program consists of segments from in-studio performances by musicians King Arthur and the Monty Williams Express, as well as poetry readings by Roxbury, Massachusetts, "jazz poet" Robert Ruff. (Ruff reads his poems "Dirty Shoes," "Stigma," "Playing from the Music Malcolm Wrote," and "I Come to Play.") Program aims to recreate "the gaiety of outdoor music festivals" inside studio walls.

John Slade

Associate Producer
Barbara Barrow

Russ Tillman

Vickie Jones

Monty Williams Express (musical group)
King Arthur (musician)
Robert Ruff (poet)

Henry Johnson (filmmaker)
Vickie Jones (researcher)

Master (WGBH program) 2" videotape A2-06129
Preservation master digital beta cassette AP-01550A
Preservation master beta SP cassette AP-01552
Viewing copy 3/4" cassette (item number not yet assigned)
Viewing copy VHS cassette (item number not yet assigned)

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