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Mumia Abu-Jamal's 175 Ptogress Drive
Track Listing
1:
For Mumia by Anida Rouquiyah/I Was born With Two Tongues
(mp3, 2.5 MB, 2:58)
2:
A Rap Thing
(mp3, 3.4 MB, 4:06)
3:
Mumia Abu-Jamal reporting Public Schools and Public Housing
(mp3, 2 MB, 2:30)
4:
Why a War on the Poor read by Ruby Dee
(mp3, 2.5 MB, 2:58)
5:

Defense for the Prosecution
(mp3, 3 MB, 3:42)

6:
Rubin Hurricane Carter
(mp3, 1 MB, 1:12)
7:
Assata Shakur
(mp3, 2.8 MB, 3:23)
8:
All I Hear by Marc Bamuthi Joseph
(mp3, 3.1 MB, 3:45)
9:
Mumia Abu-Jamal reporting a police shooting
(mp3, 1.8 MBs, 2:07)
10:
Manhood read by Michael Franti
(mp3, 3.5 MB, 3:55)
11:
Mumia Abu-Jamal reporting the wheels of soul
(mp3, 575 kb, 0:33)
12:
Mumia Abu-Jamal reporting Youth News Magazine
(mp3, 977 kb, 1:09)
13:
Lost Generation
(mp3, 3 MB, 3:38)
14:
Mumia 911
(mp3, 6.5 MB, 7:55)
15:
Mumia Abu-Jamal reporting for All Things Considered/MPR 10/03/80 (Carter Campaigns)
(mp3, 1 MB, 1:11)
16:
Another Nameless Prostitute Says the Man is Innocent
(mp3, 2.5 MB, 2:58)
17:
Mumia Abu-Jamal reporting Senior Hot Lunch Program
(mp3, 1.1 MB, 1:24)
18:
Absence of Power
(mp3, 2.7 MB, 3:15)
19:
Meeting With a Killer read by Peter Coyote
(mp3, 3.6 MB, 4:24)
20:
Building a Better Mousetrap
(mp3, 2.7 MB, 3:13)
21:
Mumia Abu-Jamal reporting Nursing Home Crisis & Disabled Activist
(mp3, 2.5 MB, 2:13)
22:
A Crisis of Black Leadership
(mp3, 2.5 MB, 3:04)
23:
You Make the Call by the Seeds of Wisdom
(mp3, 4.6 MB, 5:48)
24:
Mumia Abu-Jamal interviews Ossie Davis & Ruby Dee
(mp3, 1.2 MB, 1:22)
25:
Mumia Abu-Jamal reporting Black Promoters Boycott
(mp3, 1.2 MB, 1:22)
26:
Mumia Abu-Jamal interviews Hugh Masekela
(mp3, 1 MB, 1:11)
27:
Mumia Abu-Jamal interviews Bob Marlely
(mp3, 987 kb, 1:11)

Mumia Abu-Jamal's Commercial CDs

175 Progress Drive
(2001)

Alternative Tentacies announces the release of a new spoken word album "175 Progress Drive" featuring rare interviews by and with journalist and 20 year Pennsylvania death row resident Mumia Abu-Jamal. Produced by Anita Johnson of Hardknock Radio in association with Weyland Southon. Executive Producer: Noelle Hanrqhan of Prison Radio.

Mumia Abu-Jamal is a prolific journalist whose best-selling books, essays have sold over 150,000 copies and have been translated in seven languages.

Banned, censored and held in solitary confinement for over a decade in a supermaximum security prison with a death sentence looming. Mumia Abu-Jamal continues to write and speak from death row. He has become the most famous political prisoner in the world. A political man, a journalist, a former Black Panther, a man who proclaims his innocence. Mumia Abu-Jamal is the conscience of America. A prolific writer and author of three searing compilations essays Live From Death Row (Addison Wesley & Avon). Death Blossoms (Plough) and All Things Censored (Seven Stories).

New essays by the world's most famous prisoner - Mumia Abu-Jamal journalist and resident of Pennsylvanian's death row for twenty years . Rare recently discovered excerpts of Mumia Abu-Jamal radio reports for NPR and Philadelphia radio stations - including interviews with Marley, Hugh Masekela, Ruby Dee, Ossie Davis and the people of Philadelphia. New essays (read by Mumia from prison. Also Mumia essays read by Peter Coyote and Ruby Dee. Plus statements by Assata Shakur, Rubin Hurricane Carter and Marc Bamuthi Joseph.

Includes the music, "Rocks The Word" by Mumia 911 Unbound Allstars (featuring Chuck D., Zack De La Rocha, dead prez and Pharoahe Monch) Also includes: "I was born With Two Tongues" and :Seeds of Wisdom"

Review
From: Music: News, Rolling Stone.com
Death-row inmate to release third album. Former Rage Against the Machine Frontman Zack De La Rocha and Public Enemy's Chuck are among the artists featured on the forthcoming album from Mumia Abu-Jamal, who is on death-row in a Philadelphia prison for the murder of police officer Daniel A\Faulkner. Abu-Jamal, who worked as journalist and activist prior to his conviction, has maintained his innocence for twenty years. Artist like Rage Against the Machine and the Beastie Boys have been longtime supporters of his cause, as have other civil rights groups like Amnesty International.

Abu-Jamal's album, due June 26th on Alternative Tentacles Records, is titled 175 Progress Drive, the address of the prison where Abu-Jamal has been jailed. The album will contain both spoken word and music. Unbound Allstars, composed of Dead Prez, Pharaoh Monch as well as Chuck D and De La Rocha, perform on the track "Mumia 911". the spoken word component of the recording contains Abu-Jamal's interviews with bob Marley, Jimmy Carter, Ossie Davis and Ruby Dee, Hugh Masekela and others. Actors Peter coyote and Ruby Dee as as well as Rubin"Hurricane" Carter and Black panther Black Liberation Army leader Assata Shakur read essays and poet written by Abu-Jamal. This will be Abu-Jamal's third recording. All Alternative Tentacles, which was founded by former Dead Kennedy Frontman/activist Jello Biafra.

His previous recording were both spoken word: 1997's Man is the Bastard, which featured Henry Rollins, Biafra and pet Allen Ginsburg and 1998's all Things Censored, Vol. 1, which featured novelist all Walker and actor Martin Sheen".

Christina Saraceno (May 21, 2001)