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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++ / $18.00Record sold

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

 

Charles Amirkhanian

Lexical Music / 1979 / Arch 1779

VG++ is / NM / $35.00Record sold

Includes descriptive insert

 

Laurie Anderson / John Giorno / William S. Burroughs

You're The Guy I Want To Share My Money With (2 LPs) / 1981 / Giorno Poetry Systems GPS 020-021

NM / VG++ / VG++ / $35.00Record sold

 

Judith Anderson / Claire Bloom

Judith Anderson Reading The Book of Judith / Claire Bloom Reading The Book of Ruth / 195? / Caedmon TC 1052 mono

VG+ / NM / $18.00Record sold

 

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 BUY AT GREG'S GROOVES ON AMAZON MARKETPLACE

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

 

Samuel Beckett

Molloy / Malone / The Unnamable / 1963 / Caedmon TC 1169 mono

VG+ / NM / $50.00Record sold

Performed by Cyril Cusack

 

Benjamin Franklin Biography - Jesse  Lemisch

Benjamin Franklin Autobiography (more Sealed albums)

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

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

Includes insert with descriptive notes

 

Black Beauty (2 LPs)

Anna Sewell / 1978 / Argo 2SW 611/2

VG++ / NM, NM / $24.00Record sold

U.K. release. Read by Angela Rippon. Gatefold cover with historical notes on the book and the author

 

Blitzkrieg! Countdown of events leading up to and including the early days of World War II

Blitzkrieg!

Narrated by Walter Cronkite / 1966 / Columbia Masterworks ML 5511 mono

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

Countdown of events leading up to and including the early days of World War II. With the voices of Roosevelt, Churchill, Hitler, King George, Chamberlain, Masaryk, Goering, Petofski

 

New arrival Robert Bryan and Marshall Dodge

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

VG+ / VG++ / $14.00

Charming stories from rural New England

Bryan & Dodge - More Bert and I

Robert Bryan and Marshall Dodge (more Sealed albums)

More Bert And I - And Other Stories From Down East / 196? / Bert and I #5

Sealed / $20.00 BUY AT GREG'S GROOVES ON AMAZON MARKETPLACE

More charming stories from rural New England

 

New arrival Pablo Casals

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

VG++ / M / $35.00

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

 

Samuel Taylor Coleridge

Various Readings / 1983 / Musical Heritage Society 4716K mono

VG+ / NM / $25.00

English Poets from Chaucer to Years series. Includes The Ancient Mariner and Frost at Midnight from Argo RG41, 1954 wIth Richard Burton. Also John Neville ("Dejection: An Ode," "The Pains of Sleep"), Robert Hardy ("The Wedding Guest"), William Devlin("Kubla Khan"), Yvonne Bonnamy ("Christabel")

 

Colette

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

VG+ / VG++ / $30.00Record sold

Blue label, with booklet

 

Comédie Française

Fables De La Fontaine Vol. II / 196? / Period FRL 1520

VG++ / NM / $16.00Record sold

 

Sen. Everett McKinley Dirksen

Man Is Not Alone / 1967 / Capitol T 2754 mono

VG++ / VG++ / $14.00

Original release. Score by John Cacavas, cover painting by Louis Lupas

 

Document Of A Dream: A Re-enactment Of The Diaries Of Theodor Herzl (more Sealed records)

Sholom Rubinstein / 196? / Folkways FG 3591

Sealed / $30.00 Record sold

Featuring Gilbert Mack as Herzl. Insert with descriptive notes included

 

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

VG++ / VG+ / $25.00 BUY AT GREG'S GROOVES ON AMAZON MARKETPLACE

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

 

Roy Dotrice

A Christmas Carol (2 LPs) / 1977 / Argo ZSW 584/5

VG++ / NM, NM / $18.00Record sold

U.K. release. Dotrice relives Dickens' public readings

 

Ruth Draper

The Art Of Ruth Draper Vol. 1 / 195? / Spoken Arts 779 mono

VG++ / VG++ / $25.00

The empress of one-woman theater, recorded at the Vanderbilt Theater, January 1954, during what she announced as her farewell New York engagement. Includes "The Italian Lesson," "Three Generations in a Court of Domestic Relations" and "The Scottish Immigrant." Produced by Arthur Luce Klein, cover design by Roy Kuhlman, liner notes by Brooks Atkinson, then drama critic for the New York Times

 

Ruth Draper

The Art Of Ruth Draper Vol. 2 / 195? / Spoken Arts 798 mono

VG++ / VG++ / $25.00

The empress of one-woman theater, recorded at the Vanderbilt Theatre, January 1954, during what she announced as her farewell New York engagement. Includes "A Church In Italy" and "An English House Party. Produced by Arthur Luce Klein, cover design by Roy Kuhlman, liner notes by Brooks Atkinson, then drama critic for the New York Times

 

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

 

Equus (soundtrack) (more Soundtracks)

Richard Rodney Bennett / 1977 / United Artists UA-LA839-H

NM is / VG++ / $15.00Record sold

Includes five Richard Burton monologues and Burton dialogue with Peter Firth

 

Everyman (studio cast)

196? / Caedmon TC 1031 mono

VG++ / VG++ / $15.00

Original release, red label. Starring Burgess Meredith. Includes insert with complete text of the play

 

Edna Ferber - reads Show Boat

Edna Ferber

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

Sealed / $20.00 BUY AT GREG'S GROOVES ON AMAZON MARKETPLACE

Ferber reads from her works

 

Flowers Of Evil 

Charles Baudelaire / 1968 / Connoisseur CS 2007

VG+ / VG+ / $60.00Record sold

Six poems from "Les Fleurs du Mal" read by Yvette Mimieux with musical accompaniment by Ali Akbar Khan

 

From The Mixed-Up Files Of Mrs. Basiil E. Frankweiler

New arrival From The Mixed-Up Files Of Mrs. Basil E. Frankweiler (more Children's records) (more Collectibles)

1969 / Newbery Award Records NAR 3010

VG+ / VG++ / $45.00 BUY AT GREG'S GROOVES ON AMAZON MARKETPLACE

Recorded dramatization of the E.L. Konigsburg children's favorite. Liner notes include background information, author bio and study suggestions.

 

New arrival A Golden Treasury of Poetry (more Children's records)

Prepared by Louis Untermeyer / 1962 / Golden LP 178 mono

VG+ / VG++ / $20.00

Alexander Scourby reads from the works of Longellow, Kipling, Noyes, Hay, Poe, Dickinson, Tennyson, Whitman, Untermeyer, Lear, Holmes, Shakespeare, Gray, Cowper, Coleridge, Wordsworth and Frost.

 

Nikki Giovanni

Cotton Candy On A Rainy Day / 1978 / Folkways FL 9756

Sealed / $40.00Record sold

Vinyl rarity. Shrink wrap partially split at opening

 

New arrival 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

 

New arrival 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 (more 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

New arrival Richard Harris (more Richard Harris) (more Collectibles)

The Prophet / 1974 / Atlantic SD 18120

NM / NM / $50.00 BUY AT GREG'S GROOVES ON AMAZON MARKETPLACE

Musical interpretation of the Kahlil Gibran classic, read by Harris. Music by Arif Mardin and with an appearance by Barry Manilow on background vocals.

 

Richard Harris

The Prophet / 1974 / Atlantic SD 18120

VG++ / VG+ / $25.00

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

 

Hooray For The Hawkeyes

Big Moments In Iowa Football / 1959? / RCA Victor Speical Products LOBP 0427 mono

VG+ / VG+ / $40.00Record sold

Radio highlights from 1939 (Heisman winner Nile Kinnick's acceptance speech), 1953 (14-14 tie at Notre Dame), 1956-59 (Rose Bowl years). Narrated by Dick Lamb with the voices of Jim Zabel, Vee Green, Bob Zenner, Lindsey Nelson, Red Grange, Tait Cummins, Joe Boland, Hal Hart, Mel Allen, Bill Reichardt, Bud Foster and others

 

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

NM is / VG++ / $45.00

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

 

Jeeves - P.G. Wodehouse

Jeeves

P.G. Wodehouse / 1964 / Caedmon TC 11378

NM / NM / $30.00Record sold

A rare recording in lovely condition. Terry-Thomas, Roger Livesey and cast read "Indian Summer of an Uncle" and "Jeeves Takes Charge." Liner notes by Wodehouse

 

Johnny Tremain by Esther Forbes

Johnny Tremain (more Children's records)

1969 / Newbery Award Records NAR 3007

VG++ / NM / $45.00Record sold

Recorded dramatization of the Esther Forbes children's favorite. Liner notes include background information, author bio and study suggestions. Slight moisture stain on back cover, otherwise excellent.

 

Erica Jong

Fear Of Flying / 197? / Spoken Arts SA 1140

VG++ / VG++ / $30.00

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 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 F. Kennedy

A Memorial Album / 1963 / Premier 2099 mono

NM / NM / $12.50

Produced and broadcast by Radio WMCA, New York, Friday, Nov. 22, 1963. Highlights of JFK speeches including Inaugural Address, Civil Rights, Cuban Rockets, Nixon-Kennedy debate, Berlin Wall, New Frontier, Alliance for Progress

 

John F. Kennedy

John F. Kennedy - The Presidential Years 1960-1963 / 196? / Pickwick DLP-169 mono

VG++ / VG++ / $14.00

Speeches include Nomination 1960, Election Night 1960, Inaugural Address 1961, State Of The Union 1961, "So I Go To Krushchev In Vienna" May 1961, Cuba - Another Crisis October 1962, Birmingham, Alabama, May 1963, Final Address, Fort Worth, Texas, Nov. 22, 1963

 

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

 

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

VG++ / VG++ / $14.00

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

NM / VG++ / $24.00

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

 

Edward R. Murrow

I Can Hear It Now: 1933-45 / 195? / Columbia ML 4095 mono

VG++ / VG+ / $25.00Record sold

"6-eye" Masterworks label. Murrow narrates World War II historical highlights, including Neville Chamberlain returns from Munich, 1938; Hitler attacks the Sudetenland, Sept. 26,1938; Elmer Davis announces the Invasion of Poland, Sept. 3, 1939; Mussollini’s Declaration of War, June 10,1940; French Premier Reynaud pleads for aid as Nazis overrun France, June 10, 1940; New York Philharmonic broadcast interrupted for Pearl Harbor announcement, Dec. 7, 1941; broadcast from D-Day invasion flagship Ancon, June 6, 1944; Chaplain William Downey, USAF, says a prayer at Tinian before takeoff of the Enola Gay, which carried the first atomic bomb, Aug. 6, 1945. With Fred W. Friendly. Cover sketch by R.R. Bouche

 

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

 

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

 

Frank Pettingell

Frank Pettingell Presents Oscar Wilde / 1956 / Westminster/Spoken Arts 724 mono

VG+ / VG+ / $30.00Record sold

Reading from "The Selfish Giant," Witticisms, A Scene from the Trial of Oscar Wilde, A Talk with Mr Oscar Wilde, "The Remarkable Rocket." Directed by Arthur Luce Klein. Small writing on back cover, 3" tape on cover

 

The Poetry of Blake

Read by Sir Ralph Richardson / 196? / Caedmon TC-1101 mono

NM / VG++ / $25.00Record sold

Readings from Songs of Innocence, Songs of Experience

 

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."

 

Scenes de la Vie Francaise

1962 / Spoken Arts 841 mono

NM / VG++ / $14.00

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

NM is / VG++ / $18.00

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

VG++ / VG++ / $45.00 BUY AT GREG'S GROOVES ON AMAZON MARKETPLACE

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.

 

Gertrude Stein

Gertrude Stein Reads From Her Works / 196? / Caedmon TC 1050 mono

VG+ / VG++ / $25.00Record sold

The Making Of Americans Parts 1 & 2; A Valentine To Sherwood Anderson; If I Told Him: A Completed Portrait of Picasso; Matisse; Madame Recamier: An Opera

 

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

 

Stevie (soundtrack)

Patrick Gowers / 1978 / Epic SE 37726

NM / VG++ / $16.00Record sold

Glenda Jackson reads the poetry of Stevie Smith. With John Williams guitar solos

 

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 / $22.00 BUY AT GREG'S GROOVES ON AMAZON MARKETPLACE

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

 

The Stories Of Sherlock Holmes Volume 2: The Redheaded League

Arthur Conan-Doyle / 1963 / Caedmon TC 1208 mono

NM is / VG++ / $25.00Record sold

Read by Basil Rathbone

 

Story Of Swan Lake (more Sealed LPs)

Read by Claire Bloom / 1981 / Caedmon TC 1673

Sealed / $25.00Record sold

Factory sealed in new condition. L'Orchestre de la Suisse Romande plays the Tchaikovsky favorite, conducted by Ernest Ansermet

 

Swami Sivananda Radha

Relaxation / 1967 / (no label)

VG++ / NM / $28.00

Relaxation techniques for "corpse" asana

 

John Millington Synge

Riders To The Sea / In The Shadow Of The Glen / 196? / Spoken Arts SA743 mono

VG++ / NM / $50.00Record sold

Radio Eireann Players production. Very clean library copy

 

That Was The Week That Was

The British Broadcasting Corporation's Tribute to John Fitzgerald Kennedy / 1963 / Decca DL-79116

VG+ / VG++ / $15.00Record sold

A memorable live telecast from Nov. 23, 1963. With David Frost, Millicent Martin, Roy Kinnear, Bernard Levin, William Rushton and Dame Sybil Thorndike

 

Dylan Thomas

Dylan Thomas Reading Volume II / 1959? / Caedmon TC 1018 mono

VG sps / VG++ / $25.00Record sold

Original, blue label with silver print. Recorded June 2, 1953. Thomas reads from his works: Lament, Poems On His Birthday, Should Lanterns Shine, There Was A Saviour, A Refusal To Mourn The Death By Fire Of A Child In London, If I Were Tickled By The Rub Of Love, And Death Shall Have No Dominion, A Winter's Tale. Cover seams taped

 

Dylan Thomas

Reading from William Shakespeare's King Lear and John Webster's The Duchess Of Malfi / 1962 / Caedmon TC-1158 mono

VG sps / VG++ / $25.00Record sold

Reading at New York Museum of Modern Art, Feb. 18, 1952

 

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

 

Dame Sybil Thorndike / Sir Lewis Casson

Poetry Of Tennyson / 1957 / Caedmon TC 1080 mono

VG sps / VG+ / $15.00Record sold

Original release, red label. Thorndike reads The Lady Of Shalott, In Memoriam, Tears Idle Tears, Morte d'Arthur (lines 213-323), Now Sleeps The Crimson Petal, Crossing The Bar. Casson reads Ulysses, Merlin And The Gleam, The Revenge

 

Dame Sybil Thorndike / Sir Lewis Casson

Poetry Of Tennyson / 196? / Caedmon TC 1080 mono

VG++ / VG+ / $15.00Record sold

Blue & white label. Thorndike reads The Lady Of Shalott, In Memoriam, Tears Idle Tears, Morte d'Arthur (lines 213-323), Now Sleeps The Crimson Petal, Crossing The Bar. Casson reads Ulysses, Merlin And The Gleam, The Revenge

 

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

 

New arrival The Time Machine

H.G. Wells / 1981 / Caedmon TC 1678

VG / VG+ / $30.00

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+ sps / VG++ / $55.00 Record 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! Cover seams partially split

 

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


The Trial Of Socrates By Plato

Read by Steve Allen / 1960 / Hanover HM 5009 mono

VG+ sps / NM / $60.00

 

Ulysses

James Joyce / 196? / Caedmon TC 1063 mono

VG++ / NM / $25.00

Soliloquies of Molly & Leopold Bloom read by Siobhan McKenna & E.G. Marshall

 

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

 

When Radio Was King - Dragnet 1940s

1974 / Memorabilia MLP-726

NM is / VG++ / $11.00Record sold

 

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 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

Read by Ray Bolger / 1976 / Caedmon TC 1512

VG++ / NM / $18.00

Faint rubber stamp mark on cover. Vinyl appears unplayed

 

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 BUY AT GREG'S GROOVES ON AMAZON MARKETPLACE

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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