Every Tongue Got to Confess

Cover for Every Tongue Got to Confess
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers
Published: October 1, 2002
ISBN: 9780060934545
ISBN: 9780061741807
“Imagine the situations in which these speech acts occur. Recall a front stoop, juke joint, funeral, wedding, barbershop, kitchen: the music, noise, communal energy, and release. Dream. Participate the way you do when you allow a song to transport you, all kinds of songs, from hip-hop rap to Bach to Monk, each bearing its different history of sounds and silences.” — From the Foreword by John Edgar Wideman

Praise for Every Tongue Got to Confess

An extraordinary treasure.
Boston Globe