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Sterling Plumpp

Interview with George Drury at the University of Illinois at Chicago, January 29, 1992

Sterling Plumpp reads and talks about poems from his collection Blues:The Story Always Untold, and he comments on a wide range of topics: Muddy Waters, Ralph Ellison, the Great Migration, rural and urban blues as sources for poetry, Maxwell Street, teaching, gospel music, southern folklore and ritual, jazz and the vernacular.

complete recording (1:22:39): MP3

These sound recordings are being made available for noncommercial and educational use only. All rights to this recorded material belong to the author. © 1992 George Drury. Used with permission of George Drury. Distributed by PennSound.