St. Mark's Poetry Project: 1976 New Year's day (Parts 1 and 2 only)

Program Title:
St. Mark's Poetry Project: 1976 New Year's day (Parts 1 and 2 only)
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Recording of the annual benefit performance for the St. Mark's Poetry Project on January 1, 1976. There are three parts, though the archives has only Parts One and Two. Part One performers include Paul McCandless on tabla; Ed Sanders; John Cage; Robert Wilson and Christopher Knowles; Anne Waldman; Victor Bockris reads "Phone Numbers" and William Burroughs biography pieces; Meredith Monk sings three songs; Kenneth King. Part Two performers include Ed Friedman; John Ashbery; Herbert Huncke; David Amram and the Poet's Symphony Orchestra (Denise [?], Allen Ginsberg, Richard Leish[sp?], Stefan G.[sp?]); Harry Mathews; Jackie Curtis sings; Peter Orlovsky sings; Helen Adam; and Jackson Mac Low.

Master by Ceil Muller. Location: St. Mark's Church/Edit B. Sensitive language.

Original tape box image: 
Date Recorded on: 
at St. Mark's Church in January 1976 and edit bay B, February 1976
Date Broadcast on: 
WBAI, February 20, 1976
Item duration: 
1 reel (55 min.) : 7 1/2 ips, mono.
Recording engineer
Los Angeles : Pacifica Radio Archives, 1976
Rights Summary: 
RESTRICTED. Permissions, licensing requests, Curriculum Initiative, Campus Campaign and all other inquiries should be directed to: Mark Torres, Archives Director, 800-735-0230,
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This recording has been digitally preserved as part of Pacifica's American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982 grant preservation project, and is available for research and reference . Please contact the archives via telephone: 818-506-1077 or email:  americanwomen at pacificaradioarchives dot org for information on how to obtain a copy of this program. Thank you.

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