Novelist, playwright, poet and essayist. He gained fame with "Go Tell It on the Mountain", his first novel. Much of his work focussed on racial and sexual issues, including the issues related to being homosexual and black, well before both groups could be said to have any sense of equality.
Gay themes in books such as "Giovanni's Room" and "Another Country" brought heavy criticism from the black community. Conversely his essay collections, such as "The Fire Next Time" are considered to have awakened a white audience to a black mans perspective of racism.
James Baldwin Discography Tracks
|credo one||James Baldwin||Black Man In America - An Interview By Studs Terkel (LP, Album)||Credo (5)||credo one||US||1962||Sell This Version|
|BDS-2004, BDS 2004||James Baldwin||The Struggle (LP)||Buddah Records, Buddah Records||BDS-2004, BDS 2004||US||1969||Sell This Version|
|CMS 641/2||Margaret Mead and James Baldwin||Margaret Mead and James Baldwin - A Rap On Race (2xLP)||CMS Records||CMS 641/2||US||1972||Sell This Version|
|James Baldwin, David Linx, Pierre Van Dormael||James Baldwin, David Linx, Pierre Van Dormael - A Lover's Question (Album)||Les Disques Du Crépuscule||Belgium||1990||Sell This Version|
|CMS 517||James Baldwin||Reading From Giovanni's Room And Another Country (LP)||CMS Records||CMS 517||US||Unknown||Sell This Version|
Singles & EPs
|CAL 11||James Baldwin||Reading From Giovanni's Room (7")||Calliope Records||CAL 11||US||1963||Sell This Version|