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Lawrence Ferlinghetti

From the archives of Chris Funkhouser

Page Hall, Albany, NY, 1994 (1:06:37): MP3

  1. Introduction (8:08): MP3
  2. A Buddha in the woodpile (4:15): MP3
  3. Away above a harborful (2:13): MP3
  4. The world is a beautiful place (3:50): MP3
  5. Richard Yates' tombstone inscription (2:05): MP3
  6. In Goya's great scenes we seem to see (1:57): MP3
  7. Sometime during eternity (3:11): MP3
  8. Coney Island of the mind 9 (0:54): MP3
  9. Don't let that horse (0:52): MP3
  10. The pennycandy store beyond the el (1:09): MP3
  11. Dove sta amore (0:44): MP3
  12. Come lie with me and be my love (0:54): MP3
  13. Wild dreams of a new beginning (3:05): MP3
  14. Lost parents (2:47): MP3
  15. Two scavengers in a truck, two beautiful people in a mercedes (2:13): MP3
  16. San Jose symphony reception (1:50): MP3
  17. Over all the obscene boundaries (5:18): MP3
  18. Late impressionist dream (2:07): MP3
  19. Poems from a far rockaway of the heart (4:22): MP3

Word of Mouth Series, Chicago, April 4, 1986

  • Produced by and courtesy of George Drury and Lois Baum for WFMT, Loyola University
  • Complete Reading (39:50): MP3
  1. Retired ballerinas, Central Park west(1:35): MP3
  2. Ferlinghetti discusses Camille Pissarro (1:41): MP3
  3. Returning to Paris with Pissarro (1:31): MP3
  4. He with the beating wings (2:20): MP3
  5. At the Gare Bruxelles-Midi(2:44): MP3
  6. Two Amsterdams (2:43): MP3
  7. The living theater (2:21): MP3
  8. A photo of Emily (4:48): MP3
  9. John Lennon in the Porto Santo Stefano (1:48): MP3
  10. Mouth of truth (4:20): MP3
  11. Canti Romani
    • Canti Romani, 1 (1:38): MP3
    • Canti Romani, 2 (2:12): MP3
    • Canti Romani, 3 (0:52): MP3
    • Canti Romani, 4 (1:19): MP3
    • Canti Romani, 5-8 (2:26): MP3
    • Canti Romani, 9 (0:57): MP3
    • Canti Romani, 10 (0:48): MP3
    • Canti Romani, 11 (0:32): MP3
    • Canti Romani, 12 (2:03): MP3

Reading Selections from his Poetry, AI of Chicago, April 4, 1986

Complete Recording (39:50): MP3

Watershed Tape - Into the Deeper Pools

Side 1: Bethesda, MD, Febuary 1984, Side 2: Baltimore, MD, April 1983

    Side One

  1. Introduction, a dedication (1:15): MP3
  2. Tall Tale of the Tall Cowboy (3:54): MP3
  3. The world is a beautiful place... (2:03): MP3
  4. In a Time of Revolution for Instance (3:37): MP3
  5. Lost Parents (2:00): MP3
  6. Two Scavengers In a Truck, Two Beautifual People in a Mercedes (1:50): MP3
  7. San Jose Symphony Reception (1:19): MP3
  8. See it was like this when... (0:42): MP3
  9. Underwear (3:32): MP3
  10. Into the Deeper Pools... (3:05): MP3
  11. A Meeting of Eyes in Mexico (1:09): MP3
  12. Come Lie with Me and Be My Love (0:37): MP3
  13. Returning to Paris with Pissarro (1:45): MP3
  14. Florence, A Lifetime Later (1:02): MP3
  15. Side Two

  16. Baseball Canto (2:37): MP3
  17. Pound at Spoleto (3:25): MP3
  18. Dog (2:24): MP3
  19. The Billboard Painters (2:10): MP3
  20. In Goya's greatest scenes we seem to see... (1:31): MP3
  21. How Clear Your Voice from Belgrade (1:52): MP3
  22. Ristorante Victoria, Milano (1:47): MP3
  23. Paris, Looking Back (2:52): MP3
  24. The Ethics and Semiotics of Poetry: An Unfinished Essay (9:01): MP3
  • Both Sides (55:39): MP3
  • Contents list from Cassette: PDF

Readings, 1969

  • Digitized by Joel Kuszai / The Factory School
  • Assassination Raga (11:32): MP3
  • Big Sur Sun Sutra (4:16): MP3
  • Moscow in the Wilderness, Segovia in the Snow (7:78): MP3
  • Tyrannus Nix (27:33): MP3

Berkeley Poetry Conference Reading, July 1965

Complete Recording (4:28): MP3

From the Herschel Baron Collection, dates unknown

Other Recordings, Date(s) Unknown

  • Baseball Canto (2:32): MP3
  • From the Berkson Tapes: San Francisco Poets, Evergreen Review: Ferlinghetti, Miles, Duncan, and Spicer (25:22): MP3

© 2018 Lawrence Ferlinghetti. These sound recordings available for non-commercial and educational use only. Distributed with permission by PennSound.