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Davis, Shirley

Contents: Wishes & wants -- Fire -- Treat me better -- Kisses -- Nightlife -- All about music -- Smile -- Troubles & trials -- Woman dignity.

Format: sound recording-musical

Publisher / Publication Date: Tucxone Records 2018

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Compact Audio Disc, Call number: CD RHYTHM AND BLUES DAV

Contents: Overture -- My personal property -- Big spender -- The Pompeii Club -- If my friends could see me now -- There's gotta be something better than this -- It's a nice face -- The rhythm of life -- Sweet charity -- I'm a brass band -- I love to cry at weddings -- Where am I going? -- Finale.

Format: sound recording-musical

Publisher / Publication Date: Decca Broadway 2003

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Compact Audio Disc, Call number: CD SM SWE

Smiley, Tavis

Summary: A notable PBS and Public Radio International host recounts the story of his friendship with Maya Angelou, who took on the role of teacher and maternal figure to him after their initial meeting in 1986, when he was a recent college graduate.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Little, Brown and Company 2015

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 920 SMI

Smiley, Tavis

Summary: Presents a revealing chronicle of the twelve months leading up to Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.'s assassination, discussing how he rose above denunciations by the press and assaults on his character to address racism, poverty, and militarism.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Little, Brown and Company 2014

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 323 SMI

Smiley, Tavis

Summary: Examines the increasing high school dropout rate of African-American teenage males, looking at contributing factors such as generational poverty, lack of positive male role models, poor urban school conditions, and low expectations for students, and explores ways to try to reverse the trend.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: PBS Distribution 2011

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1 available in E-TV DVDs, Call number: DVD E-TV TOO

Smiley, Tavis

Summary: Presents an analysis of the recent increase of poverty in the United States, even among the middle class, describing twelve steps that can be undertaken to give the poor more equitable access to housing, education, and health care.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: SmileyBooks 2012

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 339.22 SMI

Smiley, Tavis

Summary: "A powerful chronicle of the sixteen weeks leading up to King of Pop Michael Jackson's death. Michael Jackson's final months were like the rest of his short and legendary life: filled with deep lows and soaring highs, a constant hunt for privacy, and the pressure and fame that made him socially fragile and almost--ultimately--unable to live,"--NoveList.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Little, Brown and Company 2016

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 JACKSON, MICHAEL SMI

Harley, Avis.

Summary: Short poems about undersea life.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Wordsong 2006

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 811.6 HAR

Contents: Disc 1. The camp meeting jubilee (Unknown) -- My man rocks me (Trixie Smith) -- Kansas city blues (Jim Jackson) -- Going to move to Alabama (Charley Patton) -- Move it on over (Hank Williams) -- It's tight like that (Tampa Red) -- Pinetop's boogie woogie (Clarence "Pinetop" Smith) -- Jimmy's blues (Jimmy Blythe) -- Crazy about my baby (Blind Roosevelt Graves) -- Tiger rag (Washboard Rhythm...

Format: sound recording-musical

Publisher / Publication Date: Famous Flames Recording 2011

Copies Available at Woodmere

2 available in Compact Audio Disc, Call number: CD RHYTHM AND BLUES FIR