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Joanne Kyger

Recorded Poems on Harry's House Vol 2 CD

  • Slack Key - Joanne Kyger (00:48): MP3

Reading with Donald Guravich, Stephen Ratcliffe, and Robert Grenier, Bolinas Library, January 18, 2011

  • complete reading (1:01:20): MP3

Reading for "A Voice Box," SPD Open House, April 12, 2008

  • complete reading (10:30): MP3

Reading at the Ed Dorn Memorial Tribute, San Francisco, Cloud House Poetry Archives, February 17, 2000

Also readings by Steve Dickison, Gordon Brotherston, Bob Callahan, Tom Clark, Stephen Emerson, Duncan McNaughton, and Tom Raworth

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Appearing on Public Access Poetry, March 28, 1978

  1. Introduction (1:37): MP3
  2. Lord Ganesha (4:43): MP3
  3. Padma Sambhava visits a Dakini (1:14): MP3
  4. Place Called Tuesday (2:09): MP3
  5. Tuesday, October 28 (0:31): MP3
  6. October 28, Take It Easier (0:30): MP3
  7. October 29, Wednesday (3:00): MP3
  8. October 31 (0:25): MP3
  9. November 12 (0:42): MP3
  10. Thursday, 13 November (0:26): MP3
  11. Monday, November 17 (0:40): MP3
  12. Well, rise this time, and leave the body (2:00): MP3
  13. My vision is a large golden room (0:19): MP3
  14. Back in Time (0:08): MP3
  15. Too Much (1:28): MP3
  16. Memory Stick (1:14): MP3
  17. In the middle of the day, you searched to find it (1:13): MP3
  18. How Horrible I Am (0:38): MP3
  19. Notes from the Revolution (1:28): MP3
  20. News Bulletin from Keith Lampe (0:37): MP3
  21. I don't want to repeat the same mistakes over again (0:56): MP3
complete reading (26:53): MP3

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Reading from "Visit to Mayaland," The World Record 1969-1980, March 22, 1978

  • complete reading (1:50): MP3

Reading at Intersection, San Francisco, December 20, 1976

  1. October 31 (1:11): MP3
  2. Last Night (0:24): MP3
  3. My Vision is a Large Golden Room (0:20): MP3
  4. Still (1:59): MP3
  5. Notes from the Revolution (1:04): MP3
  6. Oft have I wondered and climbed (0:17): MP3
  7. As usual there are several simultaneous rushes (1:32): MP3
  8. Didn't Frank (0:40): MP3
  9. On the occasion of smoking our backyard's first female flowers (0:52): MP3
  10. Watching second night soup (1:00): MP3
  11. I am afraid (0:20): MP3
  12. Visit to Maya Land (5:14): MP3
  13. Lord Jesus Christ (1:48): MP3
  14. Have their spirits commenced to return? (0:32): MP3
  15. We look at each other together (0:19): MP3
complete reading (18:14): MP3

SMACK and Brief Addresses, with Tom Clark, Bolinas, June 24, 1972

  1. TC and JK reading the play "Tic-Tac-Toe" (5:50): MP3
  2. on TC's first books, including Airplanes and Stones (8:39): MP3
  3. TC on JK's writing (5:29): MP3
  4. on TC's Air, Green, The No Book, Neil Young, SMACK, and John's Heart (7:13): MP3
  5. TC and JK performing "SMACK" (23:38): MP3
complete reading (50:53): MP3

Discussion with Robert Creeley and Greg Hewlett, June 19, 1972

  1. performing poetry (14:03): MP3
  2. the mediums of print and tape (3:38): MP3
  3. space, linearity and puns in poetry (7:32): MP3
  4. Gertrude Stein's influence (4:38): MP3
  5. stories (6:16): MP3
  6. the format of poetry readings (7:50): MP3
  7. voice (10:48): MP3
  8. bookmaking (3:33): MP3
  9. accessibility (1:48): MP3
  10. listening to recordings of music vs. poetry (2:01): MP3
  11. intention in poetry (7:32): MP3
  12. being attentive to the page and the act of writing (9:04): MP3
  13. Keats and neurological change, Olson and stabilized schizophrenia (5:11): MP3
complete recording (1:23:59): MP3

Reading in Bolinas, December 2, 1971

The segmented poems below are not the entirety of the recording.
  1. Talking by Myself to You (a section of poems) (8:43): MP3
  2. Playing on a Saturday Afternoon (0:31): MP3
  3. Notes from a Revolution (1:11): MP3
  4. Using All My Intelligence and Will (0:41): MP3
  5. How Horrible I Am (0:32): MP3
  6. April to October '69 to '74 (1:32): MP3
  7. May (0:42): MP3
  8. Late Spring Earlier than Winter (0:09): MP3
  9. News Bulletin from Keith Lampe (0:39): MP3
  10. It's Grey Today (2:28): MP3
  11. Summer (0:13): MP3
  12. Big Whales Rushing up from the Ocean Bottom with Their Families (0:29): MP3
  13. A Final Step for Intelligence (1:15): MP3
  14. Job (0:09): MP3
  • complete reading (41:37): MP3

At the Berkeley Poetry Conference, June 24, 1965

  1. Introduction (1:34): MP3
  2. The Maze (1:54): MP3
  3. from "The Long Poem (4:41): MP3
  4. We are in a tighter web than I had imagined (1:27): MP3
  5. Pan as the son of Penelope (1:31): MP3
  6. A song in the rope taut against the wind (0:49): MP3
  7. Waiting again (0:58): MP3
  8. It is lonely (0:33): MP3
  9. Vision of Heaven & Hell (1:01): MP3
  10. Caption for a miniature (0:38): MP3
  11. My Sister Evelyne (1:09): MP3
  12. Elizabeth (0:16): MP3
  13. Tapestry (0:27): MP3
  14. The Hunt in the Wood (0:40): MP3
  15. The persimmons are falling (1:26): MP3
  16. It always begins I can't (0:48): MP3
  17. The Odyssey Poems (8:24): MP3
  18. She comes up (0:56): MP3
  19. The Pigs for Circe in May (3:24): MP3
complete reading (31:51): MP3

Reading at St. Mark's Poetry Project, New York, Date Unknown

  • complete recording (11:42): MP3

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