The great gay American made a wax recording back in 1890. Here's what he is reciting
Centre of equal daughters, equal sons,
All, all alike endear'd, grown, ungrown, young or old,
Strong, ample, fair, enduring, capable, rich,
Perennial with the Earth, with Freedom, Law and Love..."
Not quite MP3 quality. We've come a long way!! In technology, maybe but not in verse, Whitman is still one of the best, in my humble opinion. And I love the photo montage.